Hon Hai gets in at the Sharp end
Published in News
Monday, 24 August 2015 11:38

Hon Hai gets in at the Sharp end


Cunning plan to save flat panels

The troubled telly maker Sharp is in talks with Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry, better known as Foxconn, for a tie-up in its struggling flat-panel display business.

4K television sales are growing
Published in News
Monday, 24 August 2015 11:24

4K television sales are growing


Still no content

Worldwide Ultra HD (4K) LCD TV panel shipment volume grew 60.8 per cent sequentially in the second quarter of 2015, reaching around 9.2 million units despite the fact there is very little content out there.

Lenovo's ZUK will have Cyanogen under the bonnet
Published in Mobiles


Android fork goes international

Lenovo's new ZUK brand will use the Cyanogen OS and the gear will be seen outside of China.

Samsung working on a huge tablet
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 21 August 2015 14:03

Samsung working on a huge tablet


More of a table

Samsung is working on a huge Android-based tablet that could be used in living rooms, offices, or schools, presumably as a coffee table.

New "14nm" GPU  rumours
Published in Graphics
Friday, 21 August 2015 13:48

New "14nm" GPU rumours


Both Nvidia and AMD getting ready

AMD and Nvidia both appear to be certain to get their "14 nm" out next year.

Julian Assange could be locked up until 2020
Published in News


But at least he is not in prison

Julian Assange, the man who managed to make other people's leaks all about him, could be locked up in the Ecuadorean Embassy until 2020.

Microsoft plans big hardware launch
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 21 August 2015 11:24

Microsoft plans big hardware launch


Windows 10 Smartphones and tablets

Software king of the world, Microsoft is planning to hold a huge hardware launch in October.

HP continues to suffer
Published in News
Friday, 21 August 2015 11:05

HP continues to suffer


Revenue drops

The maker of expensive printer ink, HP is continuing to suffer, torturing itself with a ruthless restructuring.

Smartphone sales fall in China
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 21 August 2015 10:26

Smartphone sales fall in China


China sales will save no-one

Western  smartphone companies hoping to save themselves by peddling their wares in China will be plumb out of luck.

Windows 10 tablets arriving
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 20 August 2015 12:49

Windows 10 tablets arriving


Costs only £135 suggesting subsidies

The first Windows 10 with Bing tablets are starting to come to market, beginning with the Telcast X98 Air 3G.