Sales figures show deep problems for Jobs' Mob

Last week's sales figures provided the world with evidence that Jobs' Mob is getting a good kicking from Samsung and failing to keep up.

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.

MK902 is Rikomagic's Android set-top box

Rikomagic is perhaps best known for its popular lineup of Android MK802 HDMI TV dongles (PC-on-a-stick).

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. 

Has Intel lost its way and undermined itself?

The news that Intel’s Galileo is on its way just underlines to me how the chip giant has lost its way.

First benchmarks of Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 Ti

A Chinese website has gotten its paws on images and benchmarks of Nvidia's GeForce GTX 780 Ti.

IPPLI Mars i8 is a cylindrical Android set-top box

The IPPLI Mars i8 is a cylindrical Android set-top box powered by Rockchip's RK3188, a quad-core ARM Cortex A9 clocked @ 1.6 GHz paired with ARM's Mali-400MP4 GPU.

British supermarket monster, Tesco, scanning shopper faces

The Amscreen technology will estimate age and sex for advertisers, tailoring ads at gas pumps at Tesco gas stations. Yup. Minority Report.

Rikomagic's MK802 IV LE PC-on-a-stick ships with Ubuntu

The Rikomagic MK802 IV LE is an ARM-powered PC-on-a-stick that can be plugged into the HDMI port of a TV or monitor.

Students in China build sports car using 3D printing

40 Chinese students from the School of Automobile and Mechanical Engineering, Changsha University of Science & Technology (CSUST) have used 3D printing to build a race car. The Chinese are pinning their hopes on 3D printing to boos their automotive and aerospace industries.

Gigabyte's (Haswell) BRIX mini-desktops go live for $300

Although they aren't much larger than a DVD drive, Gigabyte's BRIX line of mini-desktops are full-fledged PCs equipped with either Intel or AMD processors.

Intel giving up on TV business

It appears that Big Content might have killed off Intel’s cunning plan to get into the TV business.

What’s in the Google Boxes?

It’s been reported in a number of posts, news articles, and even on local television shows that two mysterious giant boxes have appeared in the San Francisco harbor next to Treasure Island and another one just like it is being constructed in the Portland Main harbor. The boxes are roughly four stories tall, 250 feet long, and 70 feet wide. They are made from cargo containers stacked on barges and, according to the reports, everyone is pretty sure the structures belong to Google.

Dell’s Wyse Cloud Connect (Project Opehlia) gets previewed

Dell’s Wyse Cloud Connect is an Android PC-on-a-stick that can be plugged into a TV or monitor, transforming it into a thin client device. Meaning, users can login to a remote server to run Windows or other enterprise software.

Apple’s unEvent

On Tuesday Apple had their semi-annual new product announcement fest that in years past would have dominated the news. The big news this year? To be honest, the biggest news coming out of the Apple event was that there wasn’t much news, it barely got noticed, and didn’t dominate anything.