High capacity storage key to multi-media
As UHD tellies promise that huge amounts of data will need to be shifted the question of how to do it fast enough is being answered by a new generation of SSDs based around Thunderbolt.
Do not pass go, to not collect $200
As we expected the EU has finally waded into Google for “abusing” its dominant position in the smartphone market by forcing device makers to adopt certain apps.
Don’t stand so close to me
Samsung has developed an app called Safety Screen which forces children to hold their mobile devices at an ideal viewing distance from their eyes.
Yeah we didn’t invent that
Apple has admitted that it did not invent some key technology behind Siri and paid Dynamic Advances who owned the rights to the technology.
But writing on the wall
Despite having to lay off 12,000 employees, Intel's first quarter results aren’t all that bad, but the writing is on the wall for the outfit which is going to have pull finger if it is not going to suffer more.
Another reason for fewer PC sales
While many have pointed to PC sales slumping because they are lasting longer, there are some numbers which suggest that people are not using their desktops so much.
Reduce dependence on PCs
Intel has decided that there is no point waiting for the PC to return and is decimating its staff and getting into something else more lucrative – cloud computing and the Internet of thing.
Games developers are moaning wage-slaves
Microsoft DirectX’s co-creator Alex St. John has kicked over a hornets next by claiming that game development employees are "wage-slaves" who have "embraced a cultural of victimology".
Qualcomm still favoured
While it had been expected that Chipzilla was going to score a huge win by taking some of Qualcomm’s modem business, it looks like things might be a little more modest.