Apple makes a VR patent stuff up
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 03 November 2016 13:09

Apple makes a VR patent stuff up


Its larger iPhone is too big

Despite genii at Apple might have made a bit of a mess of its VR plans.

Take-Two beats up its figures
Published in News
Thursday, 03 November 2016 12:15

Take-Two beats up its figures


31.4 percent thanks to basketball game

Videogame publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc reported a 31.4 percent rise in adjusted revenue thanks to its basketball game "NBA 2K17."

Kids kept awake by smartphones
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 03 November 2016 11:56

Kids kept awake by smartphones


Even when they are turned off

Parents who allow their kids to have smartphones and tablets might end up rewarding their kids with sleepless nights.

Sony Mobile drops smartphone target
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 13:14

Sony Mobile drops smartphone target


Midrange is a black hole of depression

Sony Mobile has lowered the target of its smartphone shipments for fiscal 2016,to 17 million units from its previous forecast of 19 million units in July.

Intel set to take on Qualcomm in car wars
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 12:57

Intel set to take on Qualcomm in car wars


Empire Strikes Back

Although Chipzilla is not big in the car industry at the moment and Qualcomm, with its NXP takeover, is king – it appears that there is a war brewing between the pair.

Apple helps customers who try to upgrade old machines
Published in Processors


End of the world is coming

In a sign that end of the world is with us, fruity tax-dodging cargo cult Apple is helping customers who are running older Macs to upgrade with a discounted SSD.

OEMS can’t sell Windows 7 and 8.1
Published in News
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 11:47

OEMS can’t sell Windows 7 and 8.1


End of an error

Software giant Microsoft is forbidding its OEM chums from flogging hardware with its ancient Windows 7 and awful Windows 8.1 under the bonnet.

Russians exploit Windows hack
Published in News
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 11:26

Russians exploit Windows hack


Mr Putin says thanks very much Google

Russian hackers are taking advantage of the information on a zero day Windows flaw that Google gave them to hack western machines.

UK spends $2 billion for cyber security
Published in News
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 11:05

UK spends $2 billion for cyber security


Apparently private enterprise does not hold all the answers

The cash-strapped British government is preparing to write a $2 billion cheque to increase cyber security.

Intel leaks Kaby Lake details
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 13:21

Intel leaks Kaby Lake details


Bit of a yawn

Chipzilla has leaked details of its coming Kaby Lake CPUs through a product change notification (PCN) document, which was intended for manufacturing partners.