UK’s doomsday subs rely on Windows XP
Published in News


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.

Gamers should be careful of new Edge upgrade
Published in Games


Life on the Bleeding Edge

Software giant Microsoft has released Build 11102 of its Edge browser to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring, however it has warned gamers that they might have a few problems with it.

Nvidia shows off its 'Light Field' VR headset at VRLA 2016
Published in Graphics


Much more natural depth-of-field, no "seasickness" effect

Back in November, we wrote about Nvidia’s current partnership with Stanford University to develop a next-generation virtual reality headset that uses a Light Field stereoscope give wearers a much more natural depth-of-field in virtual environments.

AMD shows off Radeon R9 Fury X2 dual-GPU at VRLA 2016
Published in Graphics


Featured in new 4-inch wide Falcon Northwest custom PC


At the Virtual Reality Los Angeles (VRLA) 2016 Winter Expo this weekend in Southern California, AMD showed off its upcoming Radeon R9 Fury X dual-GPU powered by two 28nm Fiji GPUs.

CPU-Z 1.75 released
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Preliminary support for Broadwell-E CPUs

The folks over at CPUID have just released a new version of CPU-Z, the very popular system information software utility that reports processor names and numbers, mainboard and memory information, and real-time clock frequencies in a simple and easy to access format.

Qualcomm shows off 4.5G LTE "Advanced Pro"
Published in Mobiles


1Gbps and higher peak rates, starting with 3GPP Release 13

Recently, Qualcomm has published a new corporate presentation detailing its path from 3GPP’s “Release 13” (March 2016) and beyond for LTE networks– also more conveniently known as 4.5G LTE “Advanced Pro” – with a development timeframe between 2016 and 2020.