Android phones out before the iPhone
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 12:39

Android phones out before the iPhone


Spoilers sweetie


It looks like Android makers are rallying around to dump a spoiler on Apple’s launch of the iPhone 8.

Apple's upcoming flagship 5.8-inch iPhone features glass housing
Published in News


Stainless steel reinforced frame, and a higher price


Apple’s upcoming flagship iPhone, set to be released with a rather large 5.8-inch display size, is expected to adopt a chassis made of reinforced glass with a stainless steel metal frame, according to sources from within the upstream supply chain.

Apple suspends LG monitor sales
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 12:00

Apple suspends LG monitor sales


It is borked but Apple is still displaying it


After keeping rather quiet about faults on the LG's UltraFine 5K monitor which it suggested fanboys bought to plug into their Macs, Apple appears to be delaying sales for a couple of months until the borked units can be replaced.

Apple to censor "fake news"
Published in News
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 11:40

Apple to censor "fake news"


Rant: Keeping the press tame 

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple claims that it is working to defeat all that nasty fake news that is out there, but there is a very real possibility that it will use the system to censor any media organisations which are not card carrying members of the Tame Apple Press.

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.