Wearable market predicted to grow
Published in Wearables
Friday, 05 February 2016 13:15

Wearable market predicted to grow


Gartner polishes its crystal balls


Augurs in the divination division of the analyst outfit Gartner have been consulting the entrails of load of bullocks and come to the conclusion that 274.6 million wearable electronic devices will be sold worldwide in 2016.

Mossberg blasts Apple’s poor software
Published in News
Thursday, 04 February 2016 13:01

Mossberg blasts Apple’s poor software


Times are a changing in the Tame Apple Press 

It seems that key members of the Tame Apple Press are starting to have epiphanies lately about how bad Apple really is and are starting to turn on the cult for failing to meet their expectations and spin.

Apple not going to save the iWatch
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 14:12

Apple not going to save the iWatch


New model will be an S

It looks like Apple has no plan to rescue its awful iWatch. Word on the street is that the next model will be an S which will basically mean it is the same as one which failed to interest people last year.

Apple defeated by British justice
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 13:21

Apple defeated by British justice


Welsh underdog proved IWatch was fragile

The fruity cargo cult Apple cult has suddenly found itself having a taste of reality when a Welsh bloke successfully sued Apple and forced the company to change a misleading Apple Watch product description.

Apple iPhone 7 (2016) first design details leaked
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 11:21

Apple iPhone 7 (2016) first design details leaked


Features much-needed backside corrections


The design of Apple’s upcoming tenth-generation iPhone 7, due for release later this fall, will appear very similar to the exterior design used for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S with two significant exceptions, according to sources close to the supply chain.

Microsoft flogged six million tablets
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 11:06

Microsoft flogged six million tablets


Scratching the service


While everyone knew that Microsoft had done rather well with its Surface tablet, actual numbers were thin on the ground.

Windows tablets are doing well
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 12:52

Windows tablets are doing well


Microsoft only bright spot in tablet market

For years Microsoft held a torch for the tablet even while everyone else mocked them. When Apple turned the concept into a gimmick and everyone bought one, Microsoft was mocked for not really understanding the tablet.

More than 1.43 billion smartphones sold
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 01 February 2016 12:33

More than 1.43 billion smartphones sold


Samsung is still number one

Beancounters at IDC have added up the numbers and divided by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that smartphone shipments hit a record 1.43 billion units in 2015.

Apple long-range wireless charging tech coming in 2017
Published in News


Near-field magnetic resonance (NFMR) charging


Apple is said to be developing a wireless charging technology for its next-next generation iPhone and iPad lineups in 2017 that should be able to charge the devices from over 1 meter away, sources close to Bloomberg have claimed.

AMD’s Zen man switches to Tesla
Published in Processors
Friday, 29 January 2016 11:33

AMD’s Zen man switches to Tesla


Jim Keller finds a new role

The bloke who helped create the chip which will either finish AMD or give it a renaissance has a new role working for Tesla. Ironically it really will involve him working on Nvidia gear.