Home cable continues to die
Published in News
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 12:15

Home cable continues to die


40 percent of US people will cut the cable by 2030

By 2030, as many as 40 percent of Americans will have cut the cord to their cable companies and telephones according to predictions in a new report by market outfit TDG Research.

US does not need court order for backdoors
Published in News
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 12:00

US does not need court order for backdoors


Our spies can do what they like

The increasingly autocratic oligarchic junta running the United States has decided it does not need any court order to insist that software companies give its spooks backdoor access to their products.

Google Go might make cheap phones better
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 11:53

Google Go might make cheap phones better


Android might get better on cheaper phones

Google is working on a way of making cheaper Android Phones run better with a cut down version of Android called Go.

5G likely to be C-band
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:26

5G likely to be C-band


ABI research thinks 5G is all at C

According to new findings from ABI Research, while the use of mmWave is one of the most distinguishing features of 5G, in the near term the C-Band is emerging with the most global consensus for the timely launch of commercial 5G network in 2019.

Apple and Google’s Chinese climbdown
Published in News
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:08

Apple and Google’s Chinese climbdown


Supporting the Great FireWall

In Big Brother, before a dissident was executed, they were expected to publicly renounce their own crimes and praise the government. In China Apple and Google have been doing just that.

Ireland starts collecting back tax from Apple
Published in News
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 11:47

Ireland starts collecting back tax from Apple


Sort of

The Fruity Cargo Cult is starting to pay back tax in Ireland, despite the fact it has denied doing anything illegal.

Apple’s comedy programming strikes again
Published in News
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 11:30

Apple’s comedy programming strikes again


Novice security flaw patch destroyed by update

Apple’s comedy programming team has struck again and released a software update which undoes an emergency security patch which undid a security flaw which was so basic a toddler on crack would not have written it.

Multi-channel wi-fi antennas are good to go
Published in News
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 10:44

Multi-channel wi-fi antennas are good to go


For higher density wi-fi networks

Edgewater Wireless Systems has teamed up with  Galtronics to produce what they have called the world's first antenna solution designed specifically for multi-channel wi-fi products.

Macronix comes up with new 3D NAND structure
Published in News
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 10:39

Macronix comes up with new 3D NAND structure

Single-gate vertical channel (SGVC)

Macronix is releasing details of a new 3D NAND structure, called single-gate vertical channel (SGVC).

Quantum Dot makes colour conversion breakthrough
Published in News


Opens the door to low cost, ultra-thin and flexible displays

Nanosys and DIC today announced a breakthrough in inkjet-printed Quantum Dot colour conversion devices for LCD and emissive displays which they claim will pave the way to the $12.6 billion anticipated market for low cost, ultra-thin and flexible displays.