Steve Jobs’ death cult dying out
Published in News
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 10:45

Steve Jobs’ death cult dying out


How soon the faithful forget


When Steve Jobs died, the Tame Apple Press said that his name would be up there with Edison, which was somewhat appropriate, and never be forgotten.

Big Blue spy stole for the Chinese family planning clinic
Published in News


Birth control tech

A former developer for IBM admitted carrying out economic espionage and to stealing trade secrets for the Chinese equivalent of the family planning clinic.

Google is a daydream believer
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 22 May 2017 13:06

Google is a daydream believer


More than 10 million daydreamers in 2017

Google is confident that more than 10 million smartphones will support its Daydream platform 2017 – well, someone needs to believe in it.

Acer sees monitor market stabilise
Published in News
Monday, 22 May 2017 13:03

Acer sees monitor market stabilise


Expects to make a bob or two


While global demand for LCD monitors is as depressing as US politics, Acer expect its LCD monitor shipments to be stable in 2017.

Movie stealing was a failure in Bollywood
Published in News


Box office disaster averted.


Stealing a movie in India proved a song and dance for the hackers who ended up arrested.

DIY LTE networks could be a thing
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 22 May 2017 12:50

DIY LTE networks could be a thing


MulteFire wants you to be carrier free


An industry consortium called MulteFire wants to help you build your own LTE-like network that uses the Wi-Fi spectrum, without any carriers or providers.

New OS/2 Warp is out
Published in News
Monday, 22 May 2017 12:45

New OS/2 Warp is out


A ghost in the machine


The long-awaited modern OS/2 distribution from Arca Noae has been released.

FCC refuses to provide proof of hack
Published in News
Monday, 22 May 2017 11:02

FCC refuses to provide proof of hack


Did it even happen?


The FCC is getting a bit of bad press for refusing to reveal details of an alleged DDoS hack which caused its site to crash.

Chipzilla leans on MB partners to provide Optane
Published in Motherboards


MSI did, but others are unhappy

Chipzilla is leaning on its motherboard chums to bundle Optane on motherboards, much like MSI did.

Lenovo releases new laptop family
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 19 May 2017 13:27

Lenovo releases new laptop family


The All-New IdeaPads


Lenovo has released a new family of six IdeaPads – the 720, 520, and 320 and IdeaPad 720S, 520S and 320S with the S standing for slim.