Publishers losing battle against adbockers
Published in News
Thursday, 02 February 2017 12:34

Publishers losing battle against adbockers


They just dont get what users want 


Publishers are losing the battle against adblockers because they don’t seem to get that people don’t want their screens blocked with annoying adverts and videos that turn themselves on and blast load sales pitches at them.

Oculus broke ZeniMax’s NDA
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 02 February 2017 12:18

Oculus broke ZeniMax’s NDA


Court ruling a bit of a cow for both sides 


A Texas Court has decided that Oculus will have to pay half a billion dollars to ZeniMax because Oculus co-Founder Palmer Luckey failed to comply with a non-disclosure agreement he signed.

Epic games boss slams Windows 10 Cloud plans
Published in Games
Thursday, 02 February 2017 11:59

Epic games boss slams Windows 10 Cloud plans


Calls it Crush Steam Edition

Epic Games founder has slammed Microsoft over its rumoured move to build a version of Windows 10 that can only install apps from the Windows Store.

Apple teams up with ARM to kill Intel
Published in Processors
Thursday, 02 February 2017 11:38

Apple teams up with ARM to kill Intel


Tame Apple Press gets ahead of itself

If you believe the Tame Apple Press this week, the Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple is building an ARM chip which the tame Apple Press claims will kick Intel out of the market.

3G phones piling up
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 13:44

3G phones piling up


Can’t shift them any more


It is starting to look like customers are giving up on 3G phones, even in India where they are cheap reliable work horses which normally get a signal.

Samsung is number one chip shifter
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 12:53

Samsung is number one chip shifter


Beats Apple in "total addressable semiconductor" market


Beancounters at Gartner have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that Samsung is the world leader of the "total addressable semiconductor" market.

"I am a Mac" guy defects to Huawei
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 12:37

"I am a Mac" guy defects to Huawei


MateBook running Windows 10 far better than iOS

The smug bloke who championed the Mac computer has defected to Huawei and is peddling its MateBook instead.

Apple misses deadline to repay Ireland $13.9 billion
Published in News


EU says getting cash out of Apple is tricky 

The Fruity tax-dodging cargo cult Apple has snubbed the EU and not paid the 13 billion euros it owes to Ireland in illegal tax benefits.

Swedish clamp down on pirates
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 11:33

Swedish clamp down on pirates


Have they no sense of their history?


One of the nations who held Northern Europe in fear of another Viking raid and a History channel drama, has decided that pirates are not such a good thing.

EU sorts out global roaming
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 11:00

EU sorts out global roaming


New price caps announed


The European Union has sorted out a way to cap wholesale charges telecom operators pay each other when their customers use their mobile phones abroad.