Swedish company installs mark of the beast in workers
Published in News
30 January 2015


Better than ID companies

 From the land which makes flat pack furniture, whose instructions defy the laws of physics, Sweden, comes the news that a new office block is implanting the workers inside of it with computer chips under their skin, instead of issuing them with ID cards.

AMD dances on Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 970 grave
Published in Graphics
30 January 2015


Drops prices of rival chip

It seems that AMD is having a laugh at Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 970 graphics chip woes. 

Broadcom broadly booming
Published in News
30 January 2015


A bit like Brian Blessed

Broadcom shocked the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street by posting fourth-quarter results on Thursday that were better than expected.

Microsoft Office comes to iOS
Published in News
30 January 2015


Out of preview

Software giant Microsoft has pulled Office for iOS tablets out of its preview state, and made it a full service for Apple fanboys who need proper software.

MediaTek officially launched MT6753 octa-core
Published in Mobiles
30 January 2015


Eight Cortex-A53 and CDMA for China

MediaTek is definitely shaping up to become a serious competitor in the smartphone SoC market. The company started the octa-core thing last year, with a frugal Cortex-A7 chip and in 2015 most players are following with big.LITTLE chips.

Intel brings out 5th Gen Intel Core vPro
Published in Processors
30 January 2015


World without wires vision

Intel yesterday announced its 5th Gen Intel Core vPro as part of a vision of an office without wires.

AMD A8-7650K tips up in Euroland
Published in Processors
30 January 2015


Not bad for €100

A new Kaveri desktop SKU has tipped up in the European channel and the A8-7650K appears to offer good value for money.

Huawei: 4K smartphones would involve too many compromises
Published in Mobiles
30 January 2015


Finally some sanity

Huawei has served us with our daily dose of sanity, suggesting that 4K screens on smartphones are pretty much pointless.

Qualcomm confirms major client won’t use Snapdragon 810
Published in Processors
30 January 2015


Galaxy S6 Snapdragonless?

Qualcomm released its quarterly earnings yesterday and in the process the chipmaker confirmed one of its large customers will not use the Snapdragon 810.

Kingston DDR4 hits 4351MHz
Published in Memory
30 January 2015


Don’t try this at home

Kingston’s new HyperX Predator DDR4 modules have set a new memory speed record thanks to Toppc.