Marvellous, no Agents of Shield
Published in Games

No-show for Nvidia Shield games

Nvidia’s Android Shield Telly console is not doing at all well mostly because the highest-profile games have failed to materialise leaving users with hardware, a nice spec and little else.

Christmas slows down your Wi-fi
Published in Mobiles


Living proof that Christmas is bad for you – an Ofcom report is blaming Christmas lights as cause for poor wi-fi reception.

SyncPhone turns smartphone into PC
Published in Mobiles

Nurve of putting Windows 10 in a phone

Nurve Technologies is trying to create a SyncPhone which runs Windows 10 and aims to bridge the gap between the smartphone and the PC.

Intel to push entry-level PC chips
Published in Processors

Praying to Apollo to save the PC

Intel is planning to mass produce its next-generation Apollo Lake-based processors in June 2016 in a bit to kick-start the low-end PC market.

Imagination comes up with new IoT development board
Published in Motherboards

Creator Ci40 for smart home hubs, robots and other connected devices

Imagination Technologies close to releasing its new development board to help hardware designers connect smart devices to the Internet.

PS4 unlocks the Seventh Core
Published in Processors

Pour out the vials of the wrath of God upon the earth.

Microsoft's move to open the seventh core on its X-Box has apparently been followed by Sony on its Playstation 4.

Intel x5-Z8300 Atom can handle 4GB of Ram
Published in Processors

2MB limit is a myth

Low-cost tablets and telly boxes which use Intel’s Atom x5-Z8300 processor have 2GB of RAM on the basis that the cheap and cheerful Cherry Trail is the lowest spec out there.

Toshiba confirms it is thinking of chip split
Published in Processors

Is it really worth it?

Troubled Japanise outfit Toshiba is considering splitting off part of its chip business in a bid to help it raise the cash it lost on its accounting scandal.

Blackberry leaves Pakistan
Published in News

Security reasons

BlackBerry has pulled out of Pakistan, a country with a population of 180 million, citing "security reasons."

Nintendo NX has a 60 per cent chance
Published in Games

Now it has lost its toilet naming obsession

An analyst has given Nintendo’s new NX gaming console a 60 per cent chance of success.