AMD releases Radeon Software ReLive 17.3.3 driver
Published in Graphics


With optimizations for Mass Effect: Andromeda

Following the launch of Bioware's Mass Effect: Andromeda game, AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.3.3 driver, which features all the optimizations for the game as well as fixes some minor problems.

Cisco releases a smartboard
Published in News


$4,990 with a $199 monthly subscription for a giant tablet


Cisco is pushing a new "smart" whiteboard to the market with a $4,990 price tag and a $199 monthly subscription.

Team of hackers blackmails Apple
Published in News


Will Apple get the works? That's nobody's business but the Turks


A team of hackers is blackmailing Apple has is threatening to wipe millions of iPhones, including iCloud accounts, unless the company agrees to pay a ransom before April 7.

Kingston takes 16 percent of the global channel SSD market
Published in Memory


Flash will save everyone of us

Kingston Digital, which is the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology, has revealed that it has its paws on 16 percent of the global channel SSD unit market in 2016.

PC makers hike prices
Published in Notebooks


Components getting pricey


PC vendors are jacking up their prices as part costs, including display panels, DRAM, SSDs, Li batteries are getting more expensive.

Apple quietly announces new 9.7 inch iPad
Published in Notebooks


Starts at $329 and is heavier and thicker

Apple has quietly announced the successor to the iPad Air 2 and simply calls it the iPad. It comes with a new A9 SoC and will be up for sale from March 24 and redefines its meaning of the word cheap. 

Micron building a back-end DRAM site in Taiwan
Published in Memory


Making America grate again

US outfit Micron Technology has announced that that it is building a back-end site in Taiwan.

Google promises to sort out right-wing advert crisis
Published in News


Losing customers

Google has promised to sort out a mess in its British operations after advertisers were furous that their adverts were being seen promoting right-wing hate videos.

Acer founder snubs Taiwanese university students
Published in News


Benefiting others improves individual-societal relationships


The founder of Acer Inc, who began his company back in 1976 and has now witnessed it become the sixth largest PC vendor in the world, admits he is not a fan of how Taiwanese students behave themselves during university graduation ceremonies.

Acer expects significant growth in Chromebooks, gaming PCs
Published in Notebooks


Windows Mixed Reality headsets will also play a minor role


According to a recent report from top executives at Acer, the company expects to experience double-digit growth this year in the gaming PC and low-cost Chromebook markets, with most of the growth being generated from Chromebooks in particular.