Apple to censor "fake news"
Published in News


Rant: Keeping the press tame 

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple claims that it is working to defeat all that nasty fake news that is out there, but there is a very real possibility that it will use the system to censor any media organisations which are not card carrying members of the Tame Apple Press.

iPhone 8 converted to Qi wireless charging
Published in News


No long-range wireless charging solutions for now


Long-standing rumors surrounding the possibility of wireless charging being a hot feature in Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 this year are now receiving some confirmation, thanks to the company’s recent decision to join the 213-member Wireless Power Consortium group.

Apple stores browser history for a year
Published in News


We thought it was not doing that

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple is refusing to fix a Safari feature which stores an Apple fanboy’s browser history on its iCloud.

Apple arrives late and claims to take over 3D web graphics
Published in Graphics


Surrender Direct3D 12, Vulkan and Open GL


The Tame Apple Press has been running a yarn which claims that Apple has invented 3D web graphics and its “Metal” software will be the basis of the new 3D graphics standard for the web.

Intel’s Atom C2000s head for a meltdown
Published in Processors


Force themselves into retirement after a couple of years

Chipzilla’s Atom C2000 processor family is shipping with a fault which is going to cost Intel a boatload of cash to fix.

Average iPhone selling price was $695
Published in Mobiles


Robbing a wallet near you

Last week Apple announced that the average selling price of the iPhones jumped to $695, proving once again that Jobs was right about people not wanting a larger phone. 

Apple and Samsung kicked around in China
Published in News


Local vendors rule supreme


The Chinese smartphone market is growing, but foreign companies like Apple and Samsung are losing ground to local brands.

Apple spun its “record” results
Published in News


These are not the record profits that the press claimed

The fruity tax dodging cargo cult may have spun its results last week so that the Tame Apple Press thought that it had done much better than was expected.

Apple broke iOS6 to force iOS7 upgrade
Published in Mobiles


Class action


The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple borked its iOS 6 operating system to force users to upgrade to iOS 7, a US court has been told.

IDC charts tablets’ demise
Published in Mobiles


From Apple cheerleaders to “realists”

Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and worked out that they really cocked up when they believed Apple’s propaganda that tablets were “game changers”.