Apple set to dump Intel modems
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 11:50

Apple set to dump Intel modems


The experiment did not work

The fruity cargo-cult Apple is rumoured to be having second thoughts about its relationship with Intel and is starting to regret its decision to install Intel modems in half its iPhone 7s.

Netflix saves bandwidth with VP9
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 11:36

Netflix saves bandwidth with VP9


Helping offline viewing mode


Netflix has started its offline viewing mode but is using VP9 to make sure that bandwidth demands do not break the internet.

Panasonic comes up with an OLED alternative
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 11:19

Panasonic comes up with an OLED alternative

IPS Liquid Crystal Panel

While the industry is falling over itself to try and get an OLED panel made cheap enough to make a profit, Panasonic has come up with rival tech.

MacPro users complain of three-hour battery life
Published in Notebooks


It could be worse they could get four-hours


Apple’s managed to launch the new MacBook Pro with the Touch Bar with a lot of reasons not to buy it. Now it seems that it created a feature that few people would have expected – a three-hour battery life.

Welcome to the Machine
Published in News
Monday, 05 December 2016 14:19

Welcome to the Machine


HPE shows off Memory driven computing


HP has shown off a working prototype of an ambitious new computer system which the company claims is the first example of memory-driven computing.

Apple insists it still wants to make self-driving cars
Published in News


Did not mention how

Fruity cargo-cult Apple has written to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration claiming that it is still interested in making self-driving cars.

Foxconn manager nicked 5,700 iPhones
Published in News
Monday, 05 December 2016 14:12

Foxconn manager nicked 5,700 iPhones


Flogged them for $1.5 million

A Taiwanese Foxconn manager nicked 5,700 iPhones and flogged them for a $1.56 million profit and hugely undercutting Jobs' Mob

Big tech would build a Muslim register
Published in News
Monday, 05 December 2016 14:09

Big tech would build a Muslim register


No one remembers IBM, including IBM

It seems that the top tech companies have learnt nothing from the experience of IBM during the 1930s and are happy to help build Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump’s Muslim database.

Chrome now disables Flash by default
Published in News
Monday, 05 December 2016 13:57

Chrome now disables Flash by default


End of an error


Chrome 55, released earlier this week, now blocks all Adobe Flash content by default.

Apple’s A10 Fusion chip’s GPU is just tweaked old tech
Published in Processors


Tweaked to fool the benchmarks

While the Tame Apple Press has been praising the GPU performance innovations of the iPhone 7’s new A10 Fusion chip, they might have been fooling themselves.