India will provide no hope to PC makers
Published in News


Sales are falling there too

Hopes that India might provide PC makers with a good market while the rest of the world is still pretty depressed are proving groundless.

Seagate fires three percent of staff
Published in News


Cloud not making up for the loss of PC business

Hard-disk drive maker Seagate Technology is cutting more than 1,600 jobs, or three percent of its workforce, as the company looks to cut costs as interest in PCs continues to shrink.

Windows 10 update for August 2
Published in News


Headline posted and pulled

Microsoft accidently leaked that it will be releasing its Windows 10's Anniversary Update on August 2.

AMD officially launches the Radeon RX 480
Published in Graphics


Starts the rebellion with US $199 Polaris card

AMD has officially launched its first graphics card based on the new Polaris GPU architecture and 14nm FinFET manufacturing process, the Radeon RX 480.

RX 480 graphics cards listed briefly on Amazon.co.uk
Published in Graphics


“temporarily out of stock”

Amazon UK has a pair of XFX RX 480 Radeon graphics cards for sale but listed them as "temporarily out of stock" before taking the advert down. They didn't even give us time to get a screen shot.

Apple patents tech to stop iphone users videoing concerts
Published in Mobiles


Acting in its users’ interests.

Fruity cargo cult Apple has come up with a method to switch off all the iPhones at a concert to stop Apple fanboys recording live acts.

Nintendo’s VR delayed by a cunning plan
Published in Wearables


We really have to do something about fatigue

Nintendo is keeping fairly quiet about its VR plans, although a system is clearly on the drawing board.

Hit shooter Overwatch blows away competition
Published in Games


 Digitial market growing like topsy

Latest figures show that the Overwatch earning $269 million in digital revenues across both PC and console, pushing the PC category up 8 per cent.

Samsung Display continues to dominate AMOLED
Published in News


Will run things for years

Beancounters at Digitimes Research claim that Samsung Display will continue to be the king of AMOLED panels for smartphones for years.

Florida man claims to have invented the iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Even down to its rounded rectangle shape

Florida resident Thomas Ross claims he invented the “iPhone” and has filed a $10 billion lawsuit against Apple claiming it nicked his idea.