Apple "lied" to customers about legal rights
Published in News

Because it is such a cool, user-friendly company

Australia's consumer watchdog has carried out an investigation into the fruity, tax-dodging cult Apple and found that its staff lie to customers about their legal rights.

Ballmer says tech companies should be like basketball teams
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Funded by a loudmouth screaming on the sidelines


The shy and retired former Microsoft boss Steve “there’s a kind of hush” Ballmer said that the IT industry can learn a lot from professional sports.

All Radeon RX 580 and 570 go to miners
Published in Graphics


Ethereum to blame

Last week at Computex quite a few of our contacts mentioned that RX 580, 570 and older 480 and 470 cards are extremely hard to find. It turns out, that our contacts confirmed that the Ethereum crypto currency network is to blame. 

AMD entry-level 16-core Threadripper could cost US $849
Published in Processors


A lot of bang for the buck

According to a fresh report, AMD's entry-level 16-core Threadripper CPU could cost as low as US $849.

Intel unveils DC P4501 SSD series
Published in Memory


Datacenter-oriented NVMe SSDs

Intel has introduced its new datacenter-oriented P4501 SSD series based on its second-generation NVMe controller, 3D TLC NAND and either M.2 or 2.5-inch U.2 form-factors.

MSI working on GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z
Published in Graphics


Custom PCB and next-gen Tri-Frozr cooler

MSI is preparing a new flagship graphics card that will not only be a part of its Z lineup but also a part of the flagship Lightning series, the GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z.

ZTE Nubia Z17 sold out in under a minute
Published in Mobiles


All three versions

According to a report, the first batch of 10,000 ZTE Nubia Z17 units sold out in just 51 seconds at a Chinese online store.

Korea replaces Taiwan as leading chip nation
Published in Processors


Second only to Scotland where chips are very important 

Taiwan is no longer the world's top manufacturer of computer chips and has lost its crown to South Korea.

AMD releases Polaris based Radeon Pro 500
Published in Graphics


Workstation graphics 

AMD has announced a new family of workstation-targeted graphics processors based around its Polaris set up.

BlackBerry pipped in car market
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Only days after thinking it was going to save its bacon


Only a few days after BlackBerry announced that getting into the motoring business was helping it climb back from the dead, it has had to downplay news that Toyota would adopt rival software for its future vehicle consoles.