RedShark News - Technology & Computing Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:07:59 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Now this is powerful! Presenting the one thousand core processor CPUs. We're used to a thousand pins, but not a thousand cores.

While still very much in the 'experimental' category, the one thousand core barrier has been broken by engineers at UC Davis and IBM.

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  • UC Davis
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    ]]> (Phil Rhodes) Technology & Computing Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:00:00 +0000
    Corsair debuts another nail in the hard drive coffin The new Neutron Series XTi SSDs: seriously large one coming soon.

    Corsair has announce its new high-performance Neutron Series XTi SSDs in capacities that range all the way up to 1920GB.

    • corsair
    • SSD
    • SSDs
      ]]> (Leo Waldock) Technology & Computing Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:18:04 +0000
      E3 2016: and finally 4K console gaming is on the horizon 40% smaller and a lot nicer: the new Xbox One S

      Microsoft unveiled not one, but two future consoles, Playstation confirmed an October 13 launch date for Playstation VR and teased its Neo 4K Playstation, and Nintendo, once more, goes its own sweet way.

      • Microsoft
      • Sony
      • Nintendo
      • Sony Playstation
      • Sony Playstation Neo
      • XBOX ONE
      • Xbox One S
      • Project Scorpio
      • Nintendo Wii U
      • Nintendo NX
      • E3 2016
      • 4K Gaming
        ]]> (Andy Stout, European Editor) Technology & Computing Wed, 15 Jun 2016 14:00:00 +0000
        WWDC16: For Apple it was all about the software… WWDC16: For Apple it was all about the software…

        Apple Watch reborn, iOS 10 gets smarter, and macOS Sierra gets a new file-system (plus Siri). K Stewart on the latest news from the latest Apple jamboree.

        • Apple
        • WWDC
        • WWDC16
        • Siri
        • watch
        • iOS
 (Guest Author) Technology & Computing Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 +0000
          Apple, OWC, Boot Camp, and making sense of press releases,-owc,-boot-camp,-and-making-sense-of-press-releases,-owc,-boot-camp,-and-making-sense-of-press-releases OWC's Accelsior S card.

          Boiling down press releases to deliver the essence to the readers of RedShark News is a daily occurrence, but we nearly came a cropper when OWC (Other World Computing) sent us information about its new SSDs.

          • OWC
          • SSDs
          • Boot Camp
   (Leo Waldock) Technology & Computing Mon, 13 Jun 2016 23:00:00 +0000
            Reinventing the BBC Micro with the Micro Bit The BBC Micro Bit: How much computer £12.99 gets you nowadays.

            The BBC Micro might not mean much to readers outside the UK, but over 1.5m copies of this education-oriented computer were sold in the 1980s — and now there is a successor.

            • BBC
            • BBC Micro
            • BBC Micro Bit
            • Raspberry Pi Computer
            • Raspberry Pi 3
     (Andy Stout, European Editor) Technology & Computing Sun, 12 Jun 2016 23:00:00 +0000
              Making the IMAX film 'A Beautiful Planet' with the Canon C500 and 1D C Making the IMAX film 'A Beautiful Planet' with the Canon C500 and 1D C

              The end of the shuttle program has meant that lifting heavy IMAX equipment into space is no longer practical, which is why the recent IMAX production of A Beautiful Planet turned to the Canon C500.

              • C500
              • 1D C
              • Canon
              • space photography
              • A Beautiful Planet
              • stereoscopic
              • IMAX
       (Phil Rhodes) Technology & Computing Fri, 10 Jun 2016 23:00:00 +0000
                The GTX 1080: the most important graphics card of 2016 The new standard in graphics cards

                Nvidia launched its GTX 1080 graphics chip before Computex to a wave of favourable reviews that made gamers drool in anticipation. Leo Waldock was there.

                • Nvidia
                • GTX 1080
                • GTX 1070
                • GPUs
                • Graphics card
         (Leo Waldock) Technology & Computing Fri, 10 Jun 2016 14:00:00 +0000
                  Is the future of the lens flat? Individual 'pillars' act in concert to focus light

                  A new report in the journal Science points the way to a new lens of the future that could revolutionise optics entirely.

                  • lenses
                  • Metalens
                  • Metalenses
                  • computational photography
                  • futurology
           (Andy Stout, European Editor) Technology & Computing Mon, 06 Jun 2016 14:00:00 +0000
                    Will anti-drone technology lead to an aerial arms race? Take that, you pesky quad-rotored invader!

                    Drone-Be-Gone! A new risk for drone flyers might just be about to make its slightly unwelcome mark.

                    • drones
                    • UAVs
                    • antidrone
                    • Surveillance
             (Andy Stout, European Editor) Technology & Computing Mon, 06 Jun 2016 08:00:00 +0000