Nvidia launches new GTX 960M and GTX 950M Maxwell mobile GPUs
Published in Graphics
12 March 2015


Bringing Maxwell to mid-range notebooks

While the mobile GTX 980M and GTX 970M GPUs  can be seen in plenty of high-end gaming notebooks, Nvidia has now unveiled a couple of new mid-range mobile Maxwell GPUs, the GTX 960M and the GTX 950M.

Google unveils the new Chromebook Pixel
Published in Notebooks
12 March 2015


More powerful, cheaper and with better battery life

There have been plenty of rumors regarding a new Google Chromebook Pixel notebook for quite some time. Today, Google pulled the old Chromebook Pixel from the Play Store and replaced it with a new one.

Why Linux is still not ready for desktop
Published in News
12 March 2015


Nothing ever changes

Every three years I install Linux and see if it is ready for prime time yet, and every three years I am disappointed. What is so disappointing is not so much that the operating system is bad, it has never been, it is just that who ever designs it refuses to think of the user.

Flagship Lumia to get iris scanner, dock
Published in Mobiles
12 March 2015


Windows 10 strides to be innovative

Upcoming Lumia phones could launch with a few industry firsts, all in an effort to differentiate them from the rest of the pack and make Windows 10 phones look and feel more innovative.

Wearables will bring substrate problems
Published in Processors
12 March 2015


SiP packaging is the next big thing, or not

Analysts at iConnect are warning that while the IC substrate market in 2015 should be happy at the rise of wearables, there are some problems in the industry. 

Chipzilla announces Xeon SoC
Published in Processors
12 March 2015


Xeon D is aimed at servers

Chipzilla has announced details of its first Xeon system on chip (SoC) which will become the new the Xeon D 1500 processor family. 

Electro-magnetic leakage could be new security hole
Published in Memory
12 March 2015


Your memory is leaking

Google researchers have found that electromagnetic leakage can he used to break into computer systems. 

Google's accounts bloke quits
Published in News
12 March 2015


Goes backpacking

The bloke who is in charge of Google's money has suddenly designed to “sod this for a game of soldiers” and gone backpacking. 

Facebook “owner” now a fugitive
Published in News
12 March 2015


Not him, the other one

The bloke who once claimed to own half of Facebook is now on the run from the cops. 

Apple blames servers for outage
Published in News
12 March 2015


Networking skills showing

Apple's legendary ability to build super secure robust networks which are the envey of every serious networking company in the world came to the fore this week.