Apple needs to stop selling four year old computers
Published in News


Fanboys are revolting

A while back Apple took the Nintendo out of those who owned five year old PCs calling them “sad people”. However, the fruity cargo cult is now peddling “new” computers which are that august age and even Apple fanboys are screaming “hey we are not THAT sad.”

Yahoo investigates mega breaches
Published in News
Friday, 05 August 2016 11:37

Yahoo investigates mega breaches


All your details belong to hackers

Yahoo says that it is investigating claims that its MySpace and LinkedIn sites suffered from megabreaches and details from 200 million Yahoo accounts were posted to a dark web site.

Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
Published in News


Only they are doing it on the cheap

The Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan has decided to copy the US and start spying on its journalists, political activists and Lawyers, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation. But it is behaving more like a script kiddy hacker and doing it obviously and on the cheap.

Changing passwords is bad for security
Published in News
Thursday, 04 August 2016 12:15

Changing passwords is bad for security


FTC’s chief technology officer dispels myth

Carnegie Mellon University professor Lorrie Cranor, who is the US FTC’s technology guru, has debunked a myth that it is a good idea to change your password often.

EU net neutrality plans going backwards
Published in News
Thursday, 04 August 2016 12:08

EU net neutrality plans going backwards


Ericsson worried about too many controls

Ericsson head of European affairs, Peter Olson has warned that new net neutrality guidelines drawn up by EU regulatory body Berec are taking the mobile industry “one step backwards”.

Big Tech is saving the US economy
Published in News
Thursday, 04 August 2016 12:05

Big Tech is saving the US economy


Just a pity they are not paying tax

The US economy might be being propped up by the success of technology heavyweights.

Apple helped run Uber out of China
Published in News
Thursday, 04 August 2016 12:00

Apple helped run Uber out of China


Hard to find a good guy in this story

Apple's billion dollar investment in car-hailing app Didi Chuxing in May helped kick Uber out of China.

Samsung pledges to keep large screen smartphones mainstream
Published in Mobiles


Smaller screens are done

Samsung Electronics Mobile Communications Business President Koh Dong-jin said the company will work to keep the large screen smartphone in the mainstream, despite claims that Apple’s attempts to bring smaller screens back have had some small success.

Intel goes for visual depth
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 04 August 2016 11:41

Intel goes for visual depth


HTC Vive gets the horn

An Intel engineer has tweeted some details about some details of an interesting VR project that Chipzilla is working on.

IFixit tears down new Xbox One S
Published in Games
Thursday, 04 August 2016 11:37

IFixit tears down new Xbox One S


Priced at $399

iFixit has voided its Xbox one warranty to see what is under the bonnet of the new games console and found all sorts of surprises.