Raytracing 3DMark Port Royal launches on January 8th
Published in Graphics

Shows some effects in a new video

UL Benchmark has delivered on its previous promise and has announced both the release date as well as pricing for its upcoming 3DMark Port Royal, a benchmark with support for DirectX Raytracing (DXR) API.

Microsoft snubs Intel on Hololens
Published in IoT

Qualcomm's 'Always Connected' Snapdragon 850 SoC gets the nod

Software king of the world Microsoft has decided not to use Intel chips in its second generation HoloLens mixed reality headset.

A laptop flavour GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card leaked
Published in PC Hardware

A Max-Q spin

A new leak has pointed to the existence of a Max-Q spin of Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card aimed at laptops.

Google+ shuts down faster after security breach
Published in News

Anti-social notworking

Google will shut down its Google+ social media service in April, four months ahead of schedule, after finding a software flaw for the second time this year that allowed partner apps to access its users’ private data.

FCC shocked to discover carriers are lying to them
Published in News

Holy Cognitive dissonance Pai

Donald Trump’s FCC which has been championing the rights of the telco monopolies over the rights of consumers has been shocked to discover that they have been on the wrong side of the truth.

EU will investigate Apple Pay if it becomes significant
Published in Mobiles

Not market dominant, so it escapes for now

EU regulators looked into Apple’s mobile payment service and found it was not market dominant, but they could review it again if they receive formal complaints, Europe’s antitrust chief said.

Daimler invests billions in new batteries
Published in Transportation

Gearing up for electrification

German luxury carmaker Daimler said it would buy battery cells worth more than 20 billion euros ($22.75 billion) by 2030 as it readies mass production of hybrid and electric vehicles.

Apple ban not specific to OS version
Published in News

Ban stays during 10 days “appeal”

Monday was a busy day for both Apple and Qualcomm as the Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court in China has granted  Qualcomm’s request for two preliminary injunctions against four Chinese subsidiaries of Apple Inc., ordering them to immediately cease infringing upon two Qualcomm patents through the unlicensed importation, sale and offers for sale in China of the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.

China court bans iPhone 6S to X sales
Published in Mobiles

Qualcomm patent infringement

Today is a big day in the tech industry especially for Qualcomm and Apple as after years of legal battle, a Chinese court decided that Apple is infringing two Qualcomm’s patents, resulting in the immediate ban of import and sale and offers for sale for various phones.

US Democrats to push for net neutrality
Published in News

Watching the Pai

US democrats are expected to use their new control over the House of Representatives to force the FCC to start doing its job again.