Facebook puritans curse Oculus's killer app
Published in News


No sex please we are Americans

While the adult entertainment industry has been the killer app for a number of technology breakthroughs, Mark Zuckerberg wants none of it for his Oculus Rift.

IBM blows on Spark
Published in News
Monday, 15 June 2015 14:02

IBM blows on Spark


Apache's open-source cluster backed by the suits

IBM is backing Apache's open-source cluster computing framework Spark and said that it will form the basis of all IBM's analytics and commerce platforms. It will be sold as a service on its Bluemix cloud.

Xiaomi sells 6 million Mi Bands
Published in News
Monday, 15 June 2015 13:49

Xiaomi sells 6 million Mi Bands


$13 fitness band kicking iWatch to death

Although you will not see it in the Tame Apple Press, in China Xiaomi is flogging shedloads of fitness bands for $13.

InfinitEye VR Headset leaps out of the shadows
Published in News


210 degree horizontal field of view

The InfinitEye VR Headset has uncloaked for the first time in two years.

EU fears the power of the Amazons
Published in News
Monday, 15 June 2015 12:33

EU fears the power of the Amazons


Anti-trust 

Europe's anti-trust chief has warned that Amazon is using its dominance to thwart rivals.

Wall Street wakes up to the power of FinFET
Published in Processors

Make it or die

Leading Wall Street analyst JPMorgan has decided that FinFET technology is going to do wonders to the top chip capital equipment companies bottom lines.

Chipmakers not out of the woods yet
Published in Processors
Friday, 12 June 2015 13:48

Chipmakers not out of the woods yet


IoT still not here 

Don't let anyone fool you, the chipmarket is still not doing that well and there are a few problems to be sorted out before real money will be made.

Pegatron points to IT revival
Published in News
Friday, 12 June 2015 13:36

Pegatron points to IT revival


June was the turning point

While the IT industry has been performing as well as a contestant on the Italy's Got Talent show, Pegatron thinks that things will turn around this month.

BlackBerry will make Android machines
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 12 June 2015 13:12

BlackBerry will make Android machines


Bye-bye cult following

BlackBerry putting Android under the bonnet of some of its gear as it appears that its revamped line of devices failed to do so well.

Most iPhone users would risk death to save their phone
Published in Mobiles


Perspective they have heard of it

The standards of the world have slipped to such a state that most Apple fanboys would actually risk death to protect the shiny toys.