Microsoft asks for Kyocera phone ban
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 09 March 2015 21:04

Microsoft asks for Kyocera phone ban


Knock, Nokia on heaven's door

Microsoft has asked a court in Seattle to ban Kyocera’s DuraForce, Hydro and Brigadier lines of cellular phones.

WiGig expected soon
Published in News
Monday, 09 March 2015 21:01

WiGig expected soon


Qualcomm, Broadcom, Panasonic, Intel and Nitero signed up

WiGig (Wireless Gigabit Alliance) chips are expected to appear in high-end smartphones in the second half of 2015, accoring to Digitimes Research. 

Samsung has record pre-orders
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 09 March 2015 14:13

Samsung has record pre-orders


Just after announcement

A few days after announcing its new Galaxy S smartphones, Samsung claims it has more than 20 million pre-orders.

LG set to release super flagship
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 09 March 2015 14:08

LG set to release super flagship


Dreadnaught of phones

The Korean Press is reporting that LG executives want to launch a “super flagship” phone in the second half of this year.

Sony Walkman has $1,200 price tag
Published in News
Monday, 09 March 2015 14:05

Sony Walkman has $1,200 price tag


Shesh could buy a laptop for that

Sony's new NW-ZX2 Walkman will be hitting the shops for $1,200 which makes it the Rolls Royce of portable players.

BitTorrent denies mining issues
Published in News
Monday, 09 March 2015 13:59

BitTorrent denies mining issues


Cryptocurrency is there at your requests

BitTorrent has confirmed that if you install its software you could end up with a cryptocurrency miner with a recent update, but has denied that it did so on the quiet.

New Chrome removes X11 dependence
Published in News
Monday, 09 March 2015 13:52

New Chrome removes X11 dependence


Freon graphics stack gets an airing

Chrome OS 41 has been been updated to Google's new "Freon" graphics stack and removes X11 dependencies from Google's world.

Coppers arrest Lizard squad suspect
Published in News
Friday, 06 March 2015 15:10

Coppers arrest Lizard squad suspect


Hacker swoop

Coppers across the UK have arrested 56 people on suspicion of computer hacking offences.

SAP lays off more people
Published in News
Friday, 06 March 2015 15:06

SAP lays off more people


Still not sure what they do

SAP, which makes expensive business software which is so esoteric no one really knows what it does, is cutting some of its expensive staff members.

Intel shows off NUCs and other stuff
Published in Processors
Friday, 06 March 2015 13:17

Intel shows off NUCs and other stuff


Broadwell based

Intel has been sharing a few details about its new socketed, unlocked, 65W desktop processor based on Intel’s Broadwell architecture--featuring Iris graphic.