Sharp might be waking up
Published in News

Expects significant improvement

Troubled Japanese telly maker Sharp is expecting significant improvement in annual profit due to restructuring with its new owner Foxconn.

Foxconn installs Pork Explosion backdoor into Android gear
Published in Mobiles

Porca misera

Android devices containing Foxconn firmware might have a backdoor thanks to a debugging feature left inside the OS bootloader.

Sharp to spend $570 million on OLED
Published in Graphics

Back in the game

Japan's Sharp is to spend $570 million on its OLED screen business in one of the first major investments since it was taken over by Foxconn.

Work begins on PS4 Pro
Published in Games
26 September 2016

Work begins on PS4 Pro

Ready for November 10

Foxconn and Pegatron have begun production of the PlayStation 4 Pro.

Auto makers complacent about IT rivals
Published in News

Turning everything upside down

When, and it is  a when rather than an if, autonomous driving cars really begin to tick, it’s going to turn the whole motoring industry upside down.

Microsoft releases a $37 feature phone
Published in Mobiles

Still making Nokias

Software king of the world Microsoft appears to be still making Nokia phones, despite flogging  its feature phone business to a subsidiary of Foxconn.

Apple leans on its suppliers
Published in News

Cut your prices to keep our ridiculous margins

Those suppliers who thought they were onto a good thing scoring a contract with Apple might be starting to regret it.

Foxconn replaces 60,000 workers with robots
Published in Mobiles

Until the new iPhone makers start killing themslves

Foxconn has finally resolved the problem of labourers working on the iPhone trying to kill themselves by replacing 60,000 of them with robots.

Microsoft sells Nokia to Foxconn
Published in Mobiles

Pretty much as we predicted

Microsoft has confirmed that it is selling its featurephone business to manufacturing company Foxconn for $350 million.

Microsoft might flog Lumia to Foxconn
Published in Mobiles

Feature phone surrender

There is an interesting rumour circulating which suggests that Microsoft looking to shut down Lumia smartphone business and sell Nokia brand to Foxconn.