16th > November > 2013 Archive
Android mobes outsell iPhones, but Apple gets MORE PROFIT THAN ALL
Apple rakes in more profits from its iPhones than all Android phones combined, despite the fact that Android phones command an 81 per cent market share to Cupertino's 12.1 per cent.
Sony's new PlayStation 4 and open source FreeBSD: The TRUTH
Sony has confirmed that its newgasmic game console the PlayStation 4 - on sale today in the US - uses a modified version of the open-source FreeBSD operating system.
Acer's new Haswell all-flash Chromebooks sip power for less than $200
As the holiday shopping season looms, Acer is once again looking to undercut the budget Chromebook market with a new low-end model that retails for $199.
Cocky Microsoft strokes soft tool in public for 3D printing on Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1 users with a yen for 3D printing and a few thousand bucks for a printer can get a free design application from Microsoft – as Redmond seeks to show it's as modern as the rest of them.
Nvidia reveals CUDA 6, joins CPU-GPU shared memory party
Nvidia has announced the latest version of its GPU programming language, CUDA 6, which adds a "Unified Memory" capability that, as its name implies, relieves programmers from the trials and tribulations of having to manually copy data back and forth between separate CPU and GPU memory spaces.
'I'm BIG, I'm BALD and I'm LOUD!' Blubbering Ballmer admits HE was Microsoft's problem
A tearful Steve Ballmer has admitted he was a big part of the problem at Microsoft – and that the company needs to rethink its management structure to succeed in the future.
Apple iOS 7 security bug allows fiendish wags to easily empty your wallet
Apple has updated iOS 7 to fix a security bug that allowed miscreants to buy stuff from the online Apple Store without having to tap in a valid password.
PlayStation 4 a doddle to fix: Handy if it OVERHEATS, for instance
TeardownElectronics repair biz iFixit gave Sony the thumbs-up after finding the PlayStation 4 console to be fairly easy to repair.
Issue of the day: When is the right time to drink coffee?
Readers' cornerAnd so to El Reg Forums where Simon Rockman has fired up this foodie thread.