Intel eats its IoT dogfood
Published in News
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 12:49

Intel eats its IoT dogfood


Internal report shows cloud and IoT commitment

A leaked report has revealed how Chipzilla is convincing its own staff of its Internet of Things (IoT), cloud and data analytics.

Xiaomi is number one in China
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 12:33

Xiaomi is number one in China


Samung now a number two

If you believe the Tame Apple Press, Apple has control of the Chinese market and everyone is clutching an iPhone after selling their kidneys to pay for it, however the reality has been that it has been Samsung's playground. That is until today.

Daft USB technology of our time
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Tuesday, 17 February 2015 12:28

Daft USB technology of our time


Mother of USB hubs

There have been a few moments when we depended on our faithful USB hubs to run all the gear we had plugged in to our PC.

Apple gave up on sexy tech for iWatch
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 12:24

Apple gave up on sexy tech for iWatch


Decided to "market" old tat instead

The fruity cargo cult Apple wanted to install some sexy new technology under the bonnet of its iWatch, however it could not come up with anything new.

Cisco puts networking on the rack
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Monday, 16 February 2015 12:01

Cisco puts networking on the rack


Heading for 40 shades of Grey box  

Cisco has released a long-distance interconnect designed to simplify workload mobility between data centres.

Samsung to release 14nm octa, production underway
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Eight cores of terror 

Samsung has announced an updated version of its Exynos 7 Octa processor. Last year it announced a 64-bit, ARMv8 processor based on a 20nm design, but these new chips will be 14nm processors.

Vaio resurrects Z
Published in News
Monday, 16 February 2015 11:51

Vaio resurrects Z


Zed is not dead baby 

The new independent Vaio has resurrected its Z range.  There will be the Vaio Z and the Vaio Z canvas

Apple to kill iPad mini
Published in News
Monday, 16 February 2015 11:44

Apple to kill iPad mini


Not a moment too soon

Apple has decided that its iPad mini is not worth making any more and is about to discontinue the line.

Japanese do not give a flip about smartphones
Published in Mobiles


Smart moves

While the Japanese are famous for their love of brightly coloured gadgets, it seems that they are rejecting their smartphones in favour of traditional flip-phones.

Sharp denies display business sell off
Published in News
Friday, 13 February 2015 12:13

Sharp denies display business sell off


Rumours wrong

A senior Sharp executive has denied that the Japanese company wants to flog off its failing display business, after it warned it will likely book its third annual net loss in four years.