Google issues Apple streaming spoiler
Published in News

Launches its own music streaming service

The Search Engine Google has forced the fruity retailer of overpriced toys onto the back foot by releasing a free version of its music streaming service for a fraction of the price.

Huawei working with Google on new phone
Published in News

Strange bedfellows

Huawei has confirmed that it is working with Google to build a new Nexus smartphone.

Apple TV is cannibalising Mac
Published in News

Which shows the Mac's key use

In a story which was supposed to show Apple TV giving streaming-media box companies a kicking, CNET accidently revealed that the low powered, low function product is actually damaging Jobs' Mob's sales of Macs.

Tim Cook slams rivals over privacy
Published in News

We would never spy on our users

Apple CEO Tim Cook has slammed his Silicon Valley chums of selling out their users and customers to the NSA and advertisers.

Intel to merge Thunderbolt with USB-C
Published in News

Keeping the technology alive

While even Apple is admitting that Thunderbolt is a damp squib and rushing to the arms of USB-C, it seems that Intel has not given up on the interconnect technology.

Snapdragon 810 powers new Project Tango device
Published in Mobiles

Adreno 430 makes the grade

Google has selected Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 for a new Project Tango device – a dual-camera smartphone with advanced 3D features.

Google releases Tango development tablet
Published in Mobiles

3D sensing tablet is still not Woz

While Google is characteristically quiet about its 3D-sensing hardware – Project Tango, there is some evidence that the project is moving along.

Google announces Android M
Published in Mobiles

Polish, quality, pay, app search and USB Type-C

It has become a custom that Google announces the next iteration of its mobile operating system at its Google I/O conference, and this year was no exception.  

Expect a boom in Chromebook 2in1s
Published in Notebooks

It don't need no education

Two in one Chromebooks have been doing rather well in the education market, but Digitimes Research claims that soon their reach will be extended into the consumer and business market.

Chromebooks sell like hotcakes
Published in Mobiles

Hotcake makers unavailable for comment

Market research firm Gartner has estimated 7.3 million Chromebooks would be sold this year, thanks mostly to the education industry realising that kids need keyboards rather than touchscreen tablets.