Apple Pay increases fraud
Published in News
03 March 2015


The price of trusting Jobs' Mob security

Apple's security, which is about as effective as the guards in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, is suddenly finding itself in trouble when dealing with people's finances.

Windows XP will not die
Published in News
03 March 2015


People are installing it

After a slump in the use of Windows XP, it appears that some daft people are re-installing it, even as they walk away from Windows 7.

Canadian coppers find mega child porn network
Published in News
03 March 2015


1.2 petabytes of data

Canadian police say they’ve uncovered a massive online file sharing network made up of 1.2 petabytes of data—more than four times the amount of data in the US Library of Co?ngress.

AMD says the future of Mantle is DirectX 12
Published in Graphics
03 March 2015


Focus on DirectX 12 instead

It looks like the Mantle API developed by AMD is slowly reaching its end of its useful life.

Samsung Exynos 7420 14nm, a closer look
Published in Mobiles
03 March 2015


64-bit, big.LITTLE Cortex-A57 at 2.1GGHz, A53 at 1.5GHz

Samsung had a rather short press conference, not talking that much about what is inside its new flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones, at least not in terms of silicon. 

Imagination launches 2.2mm2 PowerVR G6020 GPU
Published in Graphics
03 March 2015


For wearables and entry level kit

Imagination Technologies has announced a new mobile GPU designed for small SoCs aimed at the wearable market. 

New SanDisk iNAND promises exceptional performance
Published in Memory
03 March 2015


Speeding up internal storage for 4K and RAW

SanDisk’s new iNAND 7132 flash storage is promising to deliver significantly faster storage to mobile devices, enabling better 4K and RAW performance. 

Huawei to aggressively target US market
Published in Mobiles
03 March 2015


Gloves off

Huawei is planning to win over the hearts and minds of US consumers with a big marketing campaign this year. 

Qualcomm talks Snapdragon 820 at MWC 2015
Published in Processors
02 March 2015


With custom 64-bit CPU core

While some of the first devices based on the Snapdragon 810 are about to hit the global market, Qualcomm has decided to unveil some the first details regarding its next big thing at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, the Snapdragon 820 SoC.

HTC One M9 priced at €749 off-contract
Published in Mobiles
02 March 2015


€50 more than comparable Galaxy S6

A number of European retailers have listed the new HTC One M9 this morning, but the €749 price is bound to raise an eyebrow or two.