Google announces HTC cooperation agreement
Published in Mobiles


Some employees and rights pick up

After many quarters of financial decay and many rumors, Google has announced that it plans to acquire HTC employees and some of the IP licensing rights.  

AMD moving to GloFo's 12nm LP process in 2018.
Published in Processors


Papermaster makes it official

AMD’s CTO Mark Papermaster announced that the company will be moving “graphics and client products” from the Global Foundries14nm LP FinFET process  to the new 12nm LP process in 2018.

Expect more delays on the iPhone X
Published in Mobiles


Analyst warns that it will not be out until next year

The iPhone X, which is already late, probably will not see the light of day until next year, according to a leading financial services company .

TSMC will make most of Qualcomm's power management ICs
Published in Processors


Goodbye Globalfoundaries 

TSMC is to make 70 to 80 percent of Qualcomm's new-generation power management ICs (PWM IC).

iPhone OS makes it harder to switch off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
Published in Mobiles


Your battery and security is toast

The genius programmers at Apple have hit on yet another way of making their iPhone harder to use.

Gates apologises for crtl-alt-delete
Published in News


It should have been a single key operation


At the Bloomberg Global Business Forum, Carlyle Group co-founder and CEO David Rubenstein asked Microsoft founder Bill Gates to account for one of the most baffling questions of the digital era: Why does it take three fingers to lock or log in to a PC?

China upgrades its supercomputers
Published in Processors


ARMs up its Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid 

The National University of Defense Technology (NUDT) has, boosted the Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid that was deployed in 2010 with some nice new ARM processors and possibly some Matrix2000 DSP accelerators.

Apple admits its new Watch 3 is borked
Published in Wearables


Wants you to pay for it any way

Fruity Cargo Cult Apple has admitted that its new Apple 3 watch is borked but it is going to sell it to Apple fanboys at the end of the week anyway.

Noctua goes low-profile with new AM4 coolers
Published in News


NH-L12S and NH-L9a-AM4 for HTPCs and SFFs

Noctua has unveiled two new low-profile CPU coolers that are actually successors of the earlier available NH-L9a and NH-L12 but now have proper support for AM4 socket and AMD's Ryzen CPUs.

You can buy AOC's curved 32-inch AGON monitor now
Published in News


QHD resolution and AMD FreeSync at 144Hz

AOC said that its 32-inch QHD curved AGON AG322QCX monitor is now available in the US, featuring a high refresh rate of 144Hz with AMD FreeSync technology.