AMD working on Virtual Reality too
Published in Graphics
25 February 2015


Cooperation, not VR headsets

We became aware of a few VR-related things back in mid-2014, and one of them was that both AMD and Nvidia were investing a lot of resources in Virtual Reality. 

Jen-Hsun speaks about GeForce GTX 970 issue
Published in Graphics
25 February 2015


Acknowledgement and apology

It turns out that the "duck your head and wait until they run out of ammunition" strategy doesn’t work anymore when it comes to the GTX 970 issue. 

10-inch Windows tablet with keyboard goes for €179
Published in Notebooks
25 February 2015


Told ya Intel was giving them Bay Trails away…

Are you in the market for a 10-inch Windows 8.1 tablet, with Office and a keyboard dock, for the price of a pair of pants and a decent shirt? 

Huawei’s Honor Holly ships in Germany for €99
Published in Mobiles
25 February 2015


Now it’s a Moto E killer

Yesterday we came across a few listings on Huawei’s new Honor Holly in the UK, but the Germans appear to be getting an even better deal. 

GTA V for PC delayed, coming in April
Published in Games
25 February 2015


Consoles get Online Heists next month

Bad news for all fans of blood, petrol and adrenaline – Rockstar has delayed the launch of Grand Theft Auto V for PC yet again. 

Nvidia now faces class-action lawsuit over GTX 970
Published in Graphics
24 February 2015


GTX 970 3.5GB + 0.5GB memory issue going to court

Accoring to a lawsuit filed with the U.S District Court of Northern California, it appears that Nvidia's Geforce GTX 970 memory allocation issues will have a legal epilogue, a class-action one.

EKWB shows its Rampage V Extreme Monoblock
Published in Processors
24 February 2015


All-in-One block for motherboard and Haswell-E CPU

EK Water Blocks, our good friends and well-known premium liquid cooling manufacturers based in Slovenia, have unveiled a rather impressive looking all-in-one Monoblock liquid cooling solution for the Asus Rampage V Extreme motherboard and Intel Core i7 Haswell-E CPU, the EK-FB ASUS R5E Monoblock.

ARM and IBM team up on IoT starter kit
Published in Processors
24 February 2015


Embed with me dinner

ARM has launched the mbed IoT Starter Kit - Ethernet Edition which connects directly into IBM's Bluemix cloud platform.

PrivDog privacy software is a Bad dog
Published in News
24 February 2015


Undermining users' security

PrivDog ad-blocker software, which claims to block adverts and replace them with those from trusted sources, turns out to have been based on Superfish.

US Health Companies spy on users
Published in News
24 February 2015


Stop saying you are sick online

US sites which offer medical advice are tracking queries, sending the sensitive data to third party corporations, even shipping the information directly to the insurance brokers who monitor credit scores.