Bun fight over Dell’s Perot
Published in News
Monday, 28 December 2015 11:46

Bun fight over Dell’s Perot


Everyone wants a bit but no one wants to pay

A bidding war is taking place over Dell’s Perot Systems but no one seems to want to pay the full wack.

Samsung planning 5 million Galaxy S7 smartphones
Published in Mobiles


Two different flavours

Samsung Electronics  the world's top smartphone maker, plans an initial production run of about 5 million of its upcoming Galaxy S7 smartphones.

ASUS gets built in ad-blocker
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 28 December 2015 11:05

ASUS gets built in ad-blocker


This will annoy the content industry

ASUS is installing ad-blocking software in all its phones or tablet and will enable it by default.

Apple tries to squeeze more cash out of Samsung
Published in Mobiles


Still not admitting that patent war was wrong

Despite years of pointless legal wrangling, the fruity cargo cult Apple is still trying to squeeze cash out of its business partner Samsung.

Vive heading to chinese cyber cafes
Published in Wearables
Monday, 28 December 2015 10:44

Vive heading to chinese cyber cafes


Big roll out planned

Even before it has been properly released, HTC is signing deals for its coming Vive VR headset and appears to be planning to install them in Chinese internet cafes.

Topsy deal was part of Apple’s secret Google war
Published in Mobiles


Former Topsy boss has a theory

Apple has finally pulled the plug on an outfit it spent $200 million on two years ago, and the former director of that company, Topsy, Aaron Hayes-Roth has a theory about how Jobs’ Mob got value for money on the deal.

Charge your phone with your morning coffee
Published in News
Thursday, 24 December 2015 11:38

Charge your phone with your morning coffee


A teenager’s invention

A 18 year-old has come up with the perfect method of charging your phone – using your morning coffee.

Nvidia loses out in court cases
Published in Processors
Thursday, 24 December 2015 11:26

Nvidia loses out in court cases


Should not have really tried it

Nvidia is probably regretting its moves to turn into a patent troll last year as they appear to have backfired terribly.

Cable dying
Published in News
Thursday, 24 December 2015 10:53

Cable dying


Kids of today switch it off

The glory days of cable and satellite telly is slowly drawing to a close, according to a new survey.

Gates, Hawking, Musk are Luddites of 2016
Published in News
Thursday, 24 December 2015 10:35

Gates, Hawking, Musk are Luddites of 2016


Award nominations

Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking have been nominated for the "Luddite of the year" award by a US think tank over their fears of artificial intelligence (AI).