Ultimate geezer pastime gets high-tech makeover

So, you go on a cruise because you are old. You can't afford much in the way of a room so, you settle for a metal box with nary a porthole. But, don't fret because now you get a big screen on one wall and it will be called a virtual balcony. You are now ready to jump and kill yourself but, you can't because you'd just run into a big TV.

Intel to Cloud Computing: Love on me. I'll pay you.

Does anyone care that Intel is inside the cloud? No. No one cares but that doesn't stop Intel from pushing the crap out of Intel Inside and pretending that it means something. It's great for the 16 companies they signed up because, now they get Intel marketing dollars for... doing nothing.

Zotac’s (orb) Zbox has Intel Haswell inside




Zotac recently debuted an unobtrusive orb-shaped PC designed to sit on a desk or TV stand. 

Known as the ZBOX 01520, the device is powered by an Intel Core i3-4010U Haswell processor paired with Intel HD 4400 graphics. 



The Intel CES Slide: Suck it, Windows!

Fashion bag maker Intel has been slowly backing away from its old chum Microsoft allowing the forces of darkness to pick it off -- now it seems to have gone into actual back stabbing mode.

AMD at CES: Kaveri up for pre-order

AMD has announced that two of its A-series "Kaveri" chips are now available for preorder, and will be in the shops on January 14.

Apple fanboys rejoice at erroneous Mac Pro teardown

Apple fanboys woke up this morning to the news that Macbooks were cheaper than Windows machines. It's not true, but these are fanboys so what do you expect? Depth? Clarity? Hah! Suck it, World, Apple is benevolent and wise.

Google buys Apple stuff but Apple doesn't buy Google stuff

Google has decided that it is best to have security by obscurity and has invested in shedloads of expensive Macs.

FreeBSD doesn't trust Intel and Via processors

FreeBSD operating system developers have decided that they will no longer allow users to trust processors manufactured by Intel and Via to provide random numbers.

Rambus and Micron settle after 12 years of litigation

Chipmaker Micron and the former chip designer turned patent troll Rambus have finally ended a 12 year court battle.

4chan Xbox One hack bogus and destructive

A hack for the Xbox One, which claims to make Xbox 360 games playable on the new system, is a prank which breaks the console.

AMD Kaveri leaked on the web

Hot Hardware has got its paws on leaked slides of AMD's next-generation Kaveri APU.

Has Intel totally lost the plot?

When newly hatched Intel CEO Brian Krzanich told analysts that Intel was moving into the foundry business, a thousand jaws in the semiconductor business must have dropped.

Organization waves goodbye to desktop PCs

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has moved to a mobile model and in the process reduced its PC energy costs by as much as 90 percent.

Nvidia teams up with IBM

IBM and Nvidia have announced plans to work on accelerated GPUs for use on IBM Power Systems.

Would you use a battery with DRM restrictions?

Moves by Renault to install a battery with digital rights management (DRM) restrictions that can remotely prevent the battery from charging have been slammed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Facebook and the OCP gang up on Cisco

It is starting to look like Facebook's Open Compute Project (OCP) is to be a glorious alliance including Intel, Broadcom, and others which aims to give Cisco a kick in the nadgers.

HP shoots for the moon with AMD

The maker of expensive printer ink, HP has been showing off its low power, ultra dense Moonshot server powered by AMD Opterons.

Apple fanboy press mad at Samsung's 64-bit mobile chip

Samsung is working on an in-house optimised version of a 64-bit mobile processor and the tame Apple press is screaming that it is cheating.

Fujitsu lights up servers with Intel's silicon photonics

Intel and Fujitsu have been showing off a new server which uses Intel silicon photonics technology with an Optical PCI Express (OPCIe) design.

AMD's flagship R9 290 and 290X targets Nvidia

A few weeks ago AMD introduced its Volcanic Islands products at an event in Hawaii. Most of the line-up were just rebrands, but the flagship R9 290X and R9 290 weren’t.