The Intel CES Slide: We are idea free

You can sum up Intel's strategy in a few choice phrases: we can be ARM, too; we will build anything now; we are a conflict material free company; we don't know how to make wearables wearable; McAfee is kind of embarrassing so we're dropping the name, finally.

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.

Toshiba rolls out $280 (Haswell) Chromebook


Toshiba is jumping on the Chromebook bandwagon with a new 13-inch laptop designed to run the web-centric operating system. 


Panasonic’s 20-inch 4K Toughpad has a $7K price tag


Panasonic has introduced a 20-inch, 4K Toughpad with a rather hefty $7,000 price tag. Yes, seriously. 



Acer’s Android (TA272) AIO is also a tablet


Acer has debuted a new Android-based all-in-one (AIO) desktop with a 27-inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel touchscreen display.

Is Snapchat run by arrogant jerks?

If you lost 4.6 million user names to hackers, didn't really have an answer for why or how you prevent the same thing happening again, and have absolutely no path to revenues, profitability, or whatever constitutes a real business, would you be kind of a dick about your business lacking some basic security?

Windows crashes helping hackers identify vulnerabilities

Websense has found that Windows standard error reports are leaking information which could be used by a hacker to craft specific attacks and compromise networks. 

Microsoft almost ditched discs for the Xbox One



Microsoft almost gave discs and optical drives the heave-ho in the final month leading up to the Xbox One’s launch.

Syrian Electronic Army hacks Skype

How is it that the SEA is soooo good at this hacking thing? And why are they trying to help Steve Ballmer find a new job?

Owning an iPhone makes you king of stupid

The Daily Fail has released one of the dumbest stories we have ever seen claiming that iPhone users are more intelligent than the rest of the riff-raff who do not waste their cash on overpriced toys.

Allwinner rolls out A80 Optimus Board with octa-core CPU



Allwinner is slated to launch its very first octa-chip this year, with the company planning to show off the new silicon at CES 2014 in Las Vegas (January), alongside tablets based on the current lineup of A23, A31, and A31S processors.



Report: Samsung ARM Chromebook upgrade due in 2014 



It’s been quite a while since Samsung debuted its popular $250 Chromebook, leaving many Chrome OS fans wondering when the company will launch a follow-up. 



BBC gets hacked over Christmas

  Red-faced security experts at the BBC are having to explain how a hacker broke into their systems over the Christmas break.

Report: Chromebooks and Android tablets made biggest impact on sales

14.4 million desktops, notebooks, and tablets were reportedly sold through U.S. commercial channels in 2013, leading to a 25.4 percent increase over 2012.

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.

HP debuts 11.6 inch Pavilion x2 2-in-1 PC (Silvermont)



Hewlett Packard’s (HP) Pavilion x2 11t is a Windows 8.1 tablet with an 11.6 inch display (1366 x 768 pixels) and detachable keyboard dock. 



Will an erasable Internet kill Google?

In 2013, a small app called Snapchat put the fear of god into Google and, for that matter, government spooks.

Will Asus hybrid dual boot Windows and Android?


Asus is reportedly prepping a new laptop/tablet hybrid that features an Intel Haswell processor paired with a 1366 x 768 pixel display.

Apple's 2014 plans will make Christmas 2013 kinda sucky

It's Christmas, and there's probably a lot of Apple shopping going on. Everyone is thinking, Yay! I am getting me some cool new Apple stuff. Have the iPad Air, the iPhone 5S, and even the new Dyson-esque Mac Pro? They're obsolete, idiot. You should have waited until 2014.

A Royal Pardon for Castrated Homosexual Code Breaker

Alan Turing, the man who helped save the world from the Nazis, and the creator of the computer, has finally been pardoned for the crime of fancying blokes.