Apple networking genii blacklist router ports
Published in Network


You get what you pay for

The Fruity cargo cult Apple’s legendary skill at networking hit another milestone today after a software update killed Mac’s Ethernet port.

Appeals Court backs Samsung in appeal against Apple
Published in News


Apple did not invent slide to unlock

A US appeals court overturned a $120 million jury verdict against Samsung saying that the company did not infringe Apple's "quick links" patent, and that patents for the iPhone's slide-to-unlock and auto-correct features were invalid.

Silliest product for Apple fanboys yet
Published in News
Monday, 29 February 2016 13:05

Silliest product for Apple fanboys yet


Selfie sticks for laptops

Just when you thought that Apple products could not get dafter, one bloke thinks that the world needs a Macbook Selfie Stick.

Apple’s design genii make a click of themselves
Published in News


OS X El Capitan page not for dirty minds

The design genii at Apple scored an own goal with the website’s CSS code to prevent people misreading the tagline for its latest operating system, OS X El Capitan.

Republican’s shun the Apple fanboy vote
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 26 February 2016 12:14

Republican’s shun the Apple fanboy vote


There are more important things than Apple


About the only thing that US republican presidential hopefuls can agree on is that Apple should stop mucking around and hack the San Bernardino terrorist's iPhone 5C for the FBI.

Foxconn bails out Sharp
Published in News
Thursday, 25 February 2016 10:25

Foxconn bails out Sharp


Writes $5.8 billion cheque

Sharp has accepted Foxconn's offer and will be acquired for $5.8 billion.

Gates did not back the FBI against Apple
Published in News
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 11:08

Gates did not back the FBI against Apple


Tame Apple Press got ahead of itself

The Tame Apple Press claimed yesterday that Bill Gates had waded in backing the FBI against Apple.

Western Europe more interested in detachables
Published in Notebooks


One in Five sold last quarter is detachable,

Beancounters for IDC have added up the numbers, and divided by their shoe size, and come to the conclusion that Western Europe is getting more interested in detachable computers.

White House calls time on Apple’s “freedom” spin
Published in Mobiles


Read the court order this is not about back-doors

The Fruity Cargo cult’s insistence that it is being required to put a backdoor in its iPhone software is a complete fantasy according to the White House.

Re-issued iOS 9.2.1 fixes bricked "Error 53" iPhones
Published in News


But there is a catch

On Thursday, the Palo Alto, California-headquartered technology giant with a Fischer Price-themed mobile operating system re-issued iOS 9.2.1 with a software fix for the widespread “Error 53” hardware error that has bricked tens of thousands of iPhones worldwide since becoming a frequent issue over the last few months of 2015.