RedMonk blesses JavaScript as the world’s most popular language
Published in News


Followed by Java and Python


Beancounters at RedMonk have taken time out from their busy prayer wheels to create a list of the world’s most popular programming languages.

US Army ready to deploy lasers
Published in News


Shark free operation


Lockheed Martin has said that its first 60kW-class "beam combined" fibre laser is now shipping for use by the US army.

Apple betrays New Zealand Green Party leader
Published in News


Comment: Apple pays zero tax, but the Green co-leader still praises it.


Green party Apple fanboys down under should be facing a huge crisis in their faith after discovering that their favourite tech company pays zero tax.

EVGA adds G-Sync to its SC17 notebook
Published in Notebooks


Drops price on previous SC17 model

EVGA has announced an updated version of its high-end gaming notebook, the SC17, which will now include an option with a 17.3-inch 4K/UHD screen with Nvidia G-Sync technology.

Nvidia shows Mass Effect Andromeda in 4K HDR
Published in Games


Running on GTX 1080 Ti

While Mass Effect Andromeda has just become available for some EA/Origin Access users as a 10-hour trial, Nvidia has brought a rather neat treat, in the form of a 4K trailer with HDR enabled.

Blurry Radeon RX Vega spotted online
Published in Graphics


White backplate and not much more

A blurry picture has leaked online showing what should be a reference version of the upcoming AMD Radeon RX Vega graphics card.

Apple not going bananas
Published in Mobiles


Iphone 8 will not have a super-curved screen after all


One of the most radical parts of the major iPhone 8 redesign has been scrapped.

UK denies high-tech spying on Trump’s microwave
Published in News


Nonsense


In rare move, Britain’s top spooks slapped down allegations that Barack Obama used GCHQ to spy on Donald Trump during the presidential campaign.

Microsoft’s new "notebook" Surface Book set to do well
Published in News


Suppliers are rubbing their paws with glee


Software King of the World Microsoft’s new Surface Book reportedly entered mass production and suppliers are expecting it to be a gold mine.

Swatch enters the wearable OS market
Published in Wearables


Look out Apple


Designer watch maker Swatch said that it has written its own alternative operating system for mobile watches and will be launching its own battle for the world’s watches next year.