iPhone 8 converted to Qi wireless charging
Published in News
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 04:56

iPhone 8 converted to Qi wireless charging


No long-range wireless charging solutions for now


Long-standing rumors surrounding the possibility of wireless charging being a hot feature in Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 this year are now receiving some confirmation, thanks to the company’s recent decision to join the 213-member Wireless Power Consortium group.

Apple stores browser history for a year
Published in News
Monday, 13 February 2017 12:02

Apple stores browser history for a year


We thought it was not doing that

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple is refusing to fix a Safari feature which stores an Apple fanboy’s browser history on its iCloud.

Apple arrives late and claims to take over 3D web graphics
Published in Graphics


Surrender Direct3D 12, Vulkan and Open GL


The Tame Apple Press has been running a yarn which claims that Apple has invented 3D web graphics and its “Metal” software will be the basis of the new 3D graphics standard for the web.

Intel’s Atom C2000s head for a meltdown
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 08 February 2017 11:51

Intel’s Atom C2000s head for a meltdown


Force themselves into retirement after a couple of years

Chipzilla’s Atom C2000 processor family is shipping with a fault which is going to cost Intel a boatload of cash to fix.

Average iPhone selling price was $695
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 17:50

Average iPhone selling price was $695


Robbing a wallet near you

Last week Apple announced that the average selling price of the iPhones jumped to $695, proving once again that Jobs was right about people not wanting a larger phone. 

Apple and Samsung kicked around in China
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 11:18

Apple and Samsung kicked around in China


Local vendors rule supreme


The Chinese smartphone market is growing, but foreign companies like Apple and Samsung are losing ground to local brands.

Apple spun its “record” results
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 09:19

Apple spun its “record” results


These are not the record profits that the press claimed

The fruity tax dodging cargo cult may have spun its results last week so that the Tame Apple Press thought that it had done much better than was expected.

Apple broke iOS6 to force iOS7 upgrade
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 06 February 2017 12:33

Apple broke iOS6 to force iOS7 upgrade


Class action


The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple borked its iOS 6 operating system to force users to upgrade to iOS 7, a US court has been told.

IDC charts tablets’ demise
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 03 February 2017 14:15

IDC charts tablets’ demise


From Apple cheerleaders to “realists”

Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and worked out that they really cocked up when they believed Apple’s propaganda that tablets were “game changers”.

Cook defends his Qualcomm lawsuit
Published in News
Friday, 03 February 2017 13:08

Cook defends his Qualcomm lawsuit


We had no choice


The fruity tax-dodging convicted cartel leader Tim Cook has been climbing on his high horse to claim that Apple was morally bound to sue Qualcomm.