Google redesigns Glass
Published in News
Friday, 06 February 2015 11:41

Google redesigns Glass


Wants to remove the 1970s serial killer look

Google has worked out that the reason that its Glass product was never going to work was because it they made you look like you were an axe murderer on their way to their part-time job as a stalker of women.

Sharp not flogging overseas factories
Published in News
Friday, 06 February 2015 11:31

Sharp not flogging overseas factories


Mexican standoff

Sharp said it is not planning to flog any of its overseas factories after the dark satanic rumour mill manufactured a hell on earth yarn that it planned to sell its TV manufacturing plant in Mexico next year.

Twitter sucks at troll tackling
Published in News
Thursday, 05 February 2015 13:26

Twitter sucks at troll tackling


Better at dwarf tossing

Twitter's chief executive has admitted that the social media site is pants at dealing with abuse reported by users.

Bloke sends back MacBook for being too thin
Published in News
Thursday, 05 February 2015 13:22

Bloke sends back MacBook for being too thin


Bent too easily

A British bloke thought he was onto a winner when he paid a reasonable price for an Apple MacBook on eBay. Paul Barrington, 38, paid £300 for the MacBook which normally costs £1,500 when bought new.

Samsung takes out its Tizen based camera
Published in News
Thursday, 05 February 2015 12:30

Samsung takes out its Tizen based camera


Takes pictures when you sneeze

Samsung is showing off its new camera with its open saucy operating system which sounds like a sneeze, Tizen.

BT confirms EE deal
Published in News
Thursday, 05 February 2015 11:58

BT confirms EE deal

 
We can finally offer some services 

British Telecom has confirmed that it will be writing a £12.5 billion cheque to buy EE from Orange and Deutsche Telekom.

Boffins build silicene transistors
Published in News
Thursday, 05 February 2015 11:46

Boffins build silicene transistors


That is not a spelling mistake 

Although it is has only recently been just theoretical, human-made silicene is now being touted as the next big thing for computers.

Intel delays silicon photonics technology
Published in Network
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 13:15

Intel delays silicon photonics technology


Not up to snuff

Intel has delayed shipment of a component module required for its silicon photonics technology, because they are not meeting quality specifications.

TSMC will be Apple ready soon
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 13:12

TSMC will be Apple ready soon


16nm chips for the A10 processor

TSMC will have its backend integrated fan-out (InFO) wafer-level packaging (WLP) technology ready for 16nm chips soon in the hope it can attract orders for Apple's A10 processors.

Cisco sees wearable takeover
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 13:08

Cisco sees wearable takeover


Network bra is back

For a while in the 90s there was a long running gag about a network bra, and wireless underpants on technology magazines, it sort of filled the role of Internet fridge as stupid uses of technology which would never happen.