Ballmer: I would do Windows phone differently now
Published in Mobiles


Regrets, I’ve had a few

The shy and retiring, softly spoken and delightfully understated former Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, has been talking to Bloomberg about Microsoft’s failed move into mobile.

Vodafone drops roaming charges
Published in News
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 11:15

Vodafone drops roaming charges


All roads lead to roam


Vodafone has dropped roaming charges and will allow its punters to use your bundled minutes, texts and data in 40 countries without paying more.

NAND price bubble continues to inflate
Published in News
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 11:00

NAND price bubble continues to inflate


Phison Electronics warns things will get worse


NAND flash prices have been inflating excessively lately and Phison Electronics chairman Khein Seng Pua warned that prices are set to go up again in the third quarter as end-market demand surges.

Microsoft swallows open sourcy cloud container Deis
Published in News


Vole snuffles more cloud

Microsoft has written a cheque to buy Deis, an open source container orchestration company which allows for the creation and management of apps on top of Kubernetes.

Facebook use is a good depression indicator
Published in News
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 10:35

Facebook use is a good depression indicator


New study

An NIH study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology has found a link between Facebook use and poor mental health.

Apple likely to shaft Dialog Semiconductor
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 10:30

Apple likely to shaft Dialog Semiconductor

Partner purge to keep ageing cash cow on life support

Fruity cargo-cult Apple is preparing to shaft yet another of its partners in a desperate deal to keep its iPhone cash-cow mooing.

Vista off life support today
Published in News
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 10:33

Vista off life support today


Death of a legend


Software king of the world Microsoft has finally pulled the plug on what must be its worst product ever.

Staying with broadband company can cost you
Published in News


Citizens Advice warns


Anyone who stays with their broadband company will end up paying a loyalty tax, according to the UK Citizens Advice watchdog.

World famous photographer abandons his Macs
Published in Notebooks


Apple is dead to me


World-famous photographer, artist, writer and adventurer Trey Ratcliff has shocked the Tame Apple Press by saying the fruity-cargo cult was “dead to him” after treating its creative customers so badly.

Intel still downsizing in the US
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 09:56

Intel still downsizing in the US


So much for promises


Despite promises that Intel made to Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump that it was building new factories in the Land of the Fee, it seems that Chipzilla is still downsizing its US workforce.