ARM is not worried about Intel

Intel struggles to be dominant in mobile. As much as any multi-billion dollar behemoth struggles to do anything. Meanwhile, ARM just sails along nicely, thank you.

ASUS does a Windows/Android hybrid contortionist thingy

The ASUS Transformer Book Trio runs in PC and tablet mode and can switch between Android and Windows. The question is why?

These magnetic monopoles erase data

A physical particle postulated nearly 80 years ago could help provide a decisive step toward the realization of novel, highly efficient data storage devices.

Dual-core Sunnycube Android tablet has a $40 price tag

Once upon a time, a $200 price point was thought to be the sweet spot for tablets. But then Hewlett Packard raised the proverbial bar with its $99 WebOS tablet fire sale.

This Cirrus7 Nimbus swaps a case for a heat sink

Cirrus 7 is currently prepping a fanless desktop PC which is expected to launch at the end of June.

Retrofitting ancient computers for network glory

Do you have an ancient Commodore 64, Apple, Amiga or PC lying around your basement, garage or attic? Ever thought about hooking up that old silicon to your home network and the Internet rather than an a BBS (Wildcat or Renegade, your choice) of yore?

MediaTek's ARM tablet chip goes quad-core

Media Tek is perhaps best known for its budget ARM processors (single and dual-core) that power a wide range of smartphones and tablets.

This ARM-powered Aithon board runs Chibios/RT

The Aithon - which is targeted at motor and robotics applications - is powered by an STM32 Cortex M4 MCU and runs Chibios/RT, an open source RTOS (real time operating system).

The Wandboard goes quad-core

The Wandboard can best be described as a small dev board equipped with a speedy Freescale i.MX6 ARM Cortex-A9 processor.

Gigabyte BRIX is a mini-PC with an Ivy Bridge SoC

Gigabyte’s BRIX uber-mini PC may measure just 4.5″ x 4.2″ x 1.2″ - yet it is more than capable of handling an Intel Core i7 Ivy Bridge processor.

Video: Raspberry Pi camera gets night vision

So the long-awaited Raspberry Pi camera finally became available to the DIY community earlier this month.

Remixing Fedora for the Raspberry Pi

Unsurprisingly, the Fedora flavor of Linux was one of the first third-party operating unofficially ported to the $35 Raspberry Pi.

FTC to probe Google again

The Federal Trade Commission is taking yet another look at Google, this time over allegations the company used its near-monopolistic position online to sell and serve graphic and video ads.

Ketamine may cure depression

Johnson & Johnson is apparently on the verge of a major breakthrough in psychiatry, with an unusual twist. It believes it could use ketamine, a popular street drug, to treat depression.

Iran hacks US utilities

In an effort to prove that it can be almost as menacing as China, Iran has apparently hacked a bunch of US energy companies. 

Planes get infrared defense systems

US defence contractor Northrop Grumman has landed a rather interesting contract to equip a couple of civilian Airbus A319CJ aircraft with a top of the line infrared countermeasures system.

Cops want 3D gun banned

While the US is scratching its head about what to do about 3D printed guns finding their way into the hands of criminals and right-wing nutjobs, the Australian cops want them banned.

Android malware poses text threat

The latest malware designed for Android forwards a copy of your SMS to Russian criminals.

Apple suffers legal setback

It is starting to look like Apple's defense of its antitrust antics in the ebook trade is doomed even before it starts.

Sears gets into data center business

Sears has decided that one of the best things to do with all those stores it had to close after the US ran out of money was to convert them into data centers.