AMD Ryzen giving Intel a kicking in the Durbans
Published in Processors


South Africa sales doing well

While AMD is a long way behind Intel in most past of the world now Ryzen is out it is starting to give Chipzilla a run for its money – at least in South Africa.

Texas Instruments big results causes Intel worries
Published in Processors


Who wants chips these days?


Texas Instruments results have got the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street to take another look at their confident predictions for Intel.

LG sees highest profit in eight years
Published in Mobiles


On home appliances and tellies, not the phones

LG Electronics said its first-quarter operating profit rose to its highest in nearly eight years on strong sales of home appliances and televisions, with revenue likely to increase in the current quarter.

Fitbit activity tracker explodes
Published in Wearables


Arm burnt


A woman in Wisconsin suffered minor burns after her Fitbit exploded and caught fire on her wrist.

Google’s Brin building a massive airship
Published in News


Lead Zeppelin


Google co-founder Sergey Brin is secretly building a " massive airship" inside of Hangar Two at the NASA Ames Research Centre.

Echo Look puts a mike and a camera in your bedroom
Published in News


What could go wrong?

Amazon has announced the Echo Look, the latest gadget in the company's new Echo-powered hardware lineup and will put a microphone and a camera in your bedroom.

UK scanning the faces of football fans
Published in News


Looking for thugs


It what is a little scary for the concept of privacy, UK coppers are scanning the faces of football fans who are turning up at the UEFA Champions League on 3 June.

Apple abandons iPhone 8
Published in Mobiles


10th anniversary iPhone 8 will not exist


The Tame Apple Press has been telling us that there will be three phones this year – iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus, alongside a third, more powerful special edition iPhone 8.

Nvidia has invested in six AI start-ups
Published in News


Through its GPU Ventures programme


Nvidia has announced that it invested in six new start-ups in three countries over the past year.

AMD leak confirms Vega this quarter
Published in Graphics


Polish leak


AMD leaked on its Polish Facebook page that it is releasing Vega this quarter.