PS outsells Xbox one by a million units in the UK
Published in News


Game figures

It looks like the PS4 is continuing to clean Microsoft's clock in the console wars, outsellng the Xbox by a million units in the UK.

Israeli outfit helping the Untouchables crack iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Cellebrite named

Israel's Cellebrite, a provider of mobile forensic software, has been named as the outfit which is helping the US Federal Bureau of Investigation's attempt to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California shooters.

Acer starts huge restructuring
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 12:07

Acer starts huge restructuring


Spliting into three major segments

Acer plans to implement a corporate restructuring project and divide its business into three major segments – PC, cloud and data center management, and re-investment businesses.

Apple says it does not need Imagination
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 11:44

Apple says it does not need Imagination


Kicked the tires, not interested


Fruity cargo cult Apple has decided that it does not need any Imagination.

Sony's PlayStation VR headset is a sell out
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 11:15

Sony's PlayStation VR headset is a sell out


Pre-orders all gone

While technically the underdog in the VR race, Sony's PlayStation VR headset sold out within minutes of pre-sales opening.

Apple sticks it to European iPhone SE customers
Published in Mobiles


Pay 40% more for your three year old phone


Fruity cargo cult Apple has decided that Europeans should pay more for the three year old iPhone SE designs than the rest of the world.

Valve’s Steam Hardware Survey claims Linux gamers declining
Published in Games


But things are not what they seem

Valve’s Steam Hardware Survey appears to show Linux use declining and its survey has raised a few eyebrows in the Linux community.

Chinese want shedloads of fingerprint sensors
Published in News


Expected to buy 2-300 million of them

Chinese smartphone vendors will ship an estimated 200-300 smartphones featuring fingerprint-recognizing functions this year.

Apple set to buy Imagination
Published in News
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 12:02

Apple set to buy Imagination


Apparently it has a shortage

The Dark Satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that claims the Fruity Cargo Cult Apple is about to write a cheque for the British chip design company Imagination Technologies.

Former Intel boss Andy Grove is dead
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 11:33

Former Intel boss Andy Grove is dead


Without him there would be no Chipzilla or PC revolution

The bloke who led Intel in its key transition from memory outfit to PC chip supremo, Andy Grove has died, he was 79.