Qualcomm releases new Connected Car Platform
Published in Processors


Ready for proto-typing

Qualcomm has released its Connected Car Reference Platform so that the car industry to build prototypes for the next-generation connected car.

Blackberry losing Android sales too
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 15:56

Blackberry losing Android sales too


Blackberry will have to slam the priv door

It is starting to look like Blackberry is not getting enough sales from its Android products to justify a mobile handset presence.

Microsoft to delay Surface Pro 5
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 15:18

Microsoft to delay Surface Pro 5


Wants to get Kaby Lake

It is beginning to look like the technology industry has written off 2016 as an annus horribilis and is only thinking about 2017. Microsoft has decided to delay its Surface Pro 5 from late 2016 to 2017 possibly so that it is not cursed.

Microsoft writes off England’s Euro 2016 chances
Published in News


Something everyone else knew already

Microsoft’s Bing has been given a divination algorithm and predicted the scores for the Euro 2106 football championship.

Inventory issues as Intel and AMD delay CPU releases
Published in Processors


New platforms not until January

We have been expecting Intel and AMD to release their new generation CPU’s by the end of the year, but now it looks like we will not see them until Janaury.

Apple price drop for tablets kept its numbers up
Published in Mobiles

Desperate measures

Fruity cargo cult Apple price cut for its tablets managed to keep its numbers up, according to analysts working for Digitimes Research.

Assange gets into Clinton bashing
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 12:42

Assange gets into Clinton bashing


Google-Clinton alliance "revealed" 

Desperate to make sure he is not forgotten, Julian Assange has recycled a wonderful new conspiracy theory, which has Google working in a dark alliance with Hillary Clinton.

Gartner says smartphone sales will fall dramatically
Published in Mobiles


That bubble has burst now

After sliding its slide-rules, flicking its abacus, and counting its toes, the beancounters at Gartner have decided that the smartphone business bubble has burst splattering in the face of those who depend on it.

Intel’s HPC man clears out his desk
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 14:58

Intel’s HPC man clears out his desk


Takes early retirement

Intel's HPC director James Reinders is cleaning out his desk and Intel after 27 years.

Microsoft might turn your PC into an Xbox
Published in Games


Helix is a PC/console combo

Microsoft has started to focus on combining PC gaming with its Xbox One console.