Apple claims its opening of the kernel was deliberate
Published in News


A deliberate own goal

Yesterday we ran a story which said Apple may have cocked up by forgetting to encrypt its kernel. Now Jobs' Mob has claimed it did it deliberately.

Microsoft set to replace elderly Band 2
Published in Wearables


Discounted as badly as the British pound

Microsoft is limiting supplies of their Microsoft Band 2 in stores with a possible plan to get rid of stock before an eventual launch of the rumoured Microsoft Band 3.

Huawei poised to join revolt against Android
Published in Mobiles


Designing its own operating system

Huawei is rumoured to be planning its own revolt against the evil imperialist capitalist hyena Google by developing its own mobile OS.

Nokia teams up with Intel
Published in News
Thursday, 23 June 2016 13:58

Nokia teams up with Intel


Noktell alliance on 5G and cloud

Nokia is teaming up with Intel to make its carrier-grade AirFrame Data Center Solution hardware available for an Open Platform Network Functions Virtualization (OPNFV) Lab.

IBM promises 200 petaflop supercomputer
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Thursday, 23 June 2016 12:58

IBM promises 200 petaflop supercomputer


Need to beat the Chinese

The US is clearly embarrassed the Chinese Sunway TiahuLight system is leading the supercomputer arms race. Now the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory has announced that is having a new IBM system, named Summit, delivered in early 2018 that will now be capable of 200 peak petaflops.

LeEco LeMax 2 Pro will have 8GB Ram
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 23 June 2016 12:48

LeEco LeMax 2 Pro will have 8GB Ram


Observers baffled

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that the coming LeEco LeMax 2 Pro will have 8GB of RAM.

Kodi releases streaming box
Published in Motherboards
Thursday, 23 June 2016 12:31

Kodi releases streaming box


Partnering with FLIRC

Kodi (formerly called XBMC) is releasing a streaming box of its own although when we say "a box" we mean just a box.

Apple’s latest security mess
Published in News
Thursday, 23 June 2016 12:13

Apple’s latest security mess


Opened up the kernel for inspection

With its release of iOS 10 Apple appears to have forgotten to encrypt the kernel, leaving security researchers baffled and virus writers rubbing their paws with glee.

Sony pays out in PS3 Linux fiasco
Published in News
Thursday, 23 June 2016 11:48

Sony pays out in PS3 Linux fiasco


Ends six years of litigation

After six years of litigation, Sony is now agreeing to pay the price for its 2010 firmware update that removed support for the Linux operating system in the PlayStation 3.

Intel still contesting AMD fine
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 14:31

Intel still contesting AMD fine


US$1.4 billion at stake

Intel is still contesting the landmark US$1.4 billion antitrust fine from the European Commission, which in May 2009 found it had abused its dominant position in the market for x86 processors.