Foxconn primary iPhone manufacturing plant goes up in flames
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Fire is contained for now

Last night at Foxconn’s main manufacturing plant in Zhengzhou, east-central China, a large fire broke out spanning several floors of the building and prompting an emergency evacuation procedure.

Arctic launches Alpine M1 passive CPU cooler
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For Intel LGA 115x CPUs with up to 47W TDP

Arctic has rather silently launched its new Alpine M1 passive CPU cooler designed to be used with Intel LGA 115x CPUs with TDP of up to 47W.

Prank website instantly crashes and reboots Apple iOS devices
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Update: Now taken offline, but original code still available

Thanks to a few very simple lines of HTML script, a new Apple prank website promises to instantly crash the Safari web browser of any iOS and then reboot a user’s device.

Samsung Galaxy S7 to launch on March 11th in the US
Published in Mobiles


According to @evleaks

Although Samsung might announce its newest flagship Galaxy S7 smartphone at Mobile World Congress 2016 (MWC 2016) next month, it appears that it won't go on sale until March 11th, at least in the US.

Small iPhones sail to Titanic disaster
Published in Mobiles


Analyst cuts sales by half

An analyst has cut his estimate of projected sales of the rumoured new 4-inch iPhone, reportedly called the "iPhone 5se," in half, from 18-20 million down to 10-12 million units.

UK’s doomsday subs rely on Windows XP
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40 nuclear warheads under the control of ancient OS


While most of the world would be insane to rely on Windows XP to provide them with security, the UKs 40 nuclear weapons are dependent on the ancient OS.

Intel’s roadmap has three families on 10nm
Published in Processors


Rumours starting to firm up


It is starting to look like the rumours Chipzilla is planning to launch three processor families manufactured on the 10nm process node are proving true.

Toshiba off-loads chips in favour of NAND
Published in Processors


Accounting scandle continues to bite

Toshiba is getting out the processor business so that it can concentrate on making memory as it tries to recover from its $1.3 billion accounting scandal.

Tame Apple Press braces itself for iPhone slump
Published in Mobiles


Finally wakes up


The Tame Apple Press is starting to report what we have been saying for months, iPhone sales have slumped for the first time in ten years.

Jaguarboard creates x86 hobbyboard
Published in Processors


Armless IoT 


A kickstarter campaign has started for an Atom based IoT board to allow people to come up with x86 projects.