Apple Watch trashed by reviewers
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 09 April 2015 10:45

Apple Watch trashed by reviewers


Battery life too quick, price too high, a chocolate teapot of time pieces

Apple's iWatch has failed to impress reviewers, meaning that it will be only those with their brains switched off who buy one.

Australia puts Apple, Google and Microsoft under tax spotlight
Published in News


Watch 'em wriggle

Australia is the first country to put Google, Apple and Microsoft's "completely legal" tax avoidance under the spotlight.

Snowden hobbled terrorist communications
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 14:00

Snowden hobbled terrorist communications


Fear sent them back to the dark ages

While the NSA and others have done their best to paint the Edward Snowden leaks as being good for the terrorists, it turns out they have been the exact opposite. The terrorists are so frightened of US monitoring, that they have been forced to rely on slow and outdated communications technology.

Fiorina dubs Tim Cook a gay rights hypocrite
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 13:16

Fiorina dubs Tim Cook a gay rights hypocrite


Do dirty deeds but shut up about it

A former HP boss, and presidential wanna be took time out from attacking Hilary Clinton to have a pop at Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Samsung execs told to look at design
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Wednesday, 08 April 2015 13:00

Samsung execs told to look at design


Copying Apple not that much of an option

Samsung executives were told about the importance of designs and user experiences and how a rounded rectangle was not really that cool.

GlobalFoundries clarifies 14nm plans
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 12:22

GlobalFoundries clarifies 14nm plans


Still tweaking its gear

GlobalFoundries clarified details of the ramp up of 14nm chip production at fab 8 manufacturing facility in New York.

Farrell escapes from Apple tyranny
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 11:52

Farrell escapes from Apple tyranny


Apple stuck a Farrell in charge of Apple quality... what could possibly go wrong?

The Tame Apple Press is stunned after it was revealed that a Farrell has escaped from Apple custody after he had been put in charge of Apple's quality.

Apple faces Swiss Army knife
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 11:24

Apple faces Swiss Army knife


A watch which removes stones from horse's hooves

It appears that everyone is making a watch these days – other than Apple of course, which is yet to release its out-of-date effort.  The latest manufacturer to throw its hat into the ring is the maker of Swiss Army knives.

Aluminium charges in a minute
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 11:05

Aluminium charges in a minute


Could replace lithium-ion batteries

A team of US boffins have emerged from their smoke filled labs claiming that they have a replacement for lithium-ion batteries

Semiconductor sales up eight percent
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:04

Semiconductor sales up eight percent


Intel still the market leader shokka

Sales of semiconductors were up eight per cent and reached $340bn according to a report by analyst house Gartner.