Kaby Lake ships to PC builders
Published in Processors

 Ready for Late 2016

Chipzilla's CEO Brian Krzanich has claimed that Kaby Lake CPUs have been finalised and shipping to PC builders for use in complete systems.

AMD mulls GPU and CPU superchip for datacenres
Published in Processors


Able to leap Nvidia and Intel in a single bound

AMD is drawing up a cunning plan to build a "super-chip" with a CPU and a GPU in a single box to put the fear of god into Nvidia and Intel in the data centre.

Sonic the Hedgehog is back
Published in Games

 

Time to party like its 1991

While Pokemon is having a bit of a comeback, Sega has dusted off its 1990s character Sonic the hedgehog ito take advantage of it.

US government can nick your phone if you enter the country
Published in Mobiles


Take a burner if you leave the US

The Land of the Free has come up with a wizard way of violating privacy – according to the New York Times its border staff can just steal your phone when you return to the country.

Transistors will stop shrinking in five years
Published in Processors

 ITRS gives up

Transistors will stop shrinking in just five years according to the  2015 International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors.

Turks by-pass government Twitter ban
Published in News


Getting the message out

While the Turkish government is desperate to stop its citizens talking about the coup, its brutal crackdown afterwards and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s corruption, it is fighting an uphill battle.

Apple shared user's iTunes sales data with Homeland Security
Published in News


Only protects terrorists not pirates

Apple’s claim that it protects user data from the authorities appears to be somewhat selective.

Galaxy Note 7 will have a smaller battery
Published in Mobiles


Premature leak

Mobile outfit South Korea Telecom has accidently leaked the spec of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 which shows it has a smaller than expected battery.

LG scores Toyota deal
Published in Wearables


Good news away from the smartphone bear pit

LG has signed a deal with Toyota  to supply telematics components for Toyota's upcoming connected vehicles. The deal is good news for LG which needs to step back a bit from smartphones.

New version of Gorilla Glass is out
Published in News


Glass 5 can survive a fall 80 per cent of the time

Corning has just released a new version of its Gorilla Glass which it says can handle a drop onto rough surfaces 80 per cent of the time