Samsung buys Viv
Published in News
06 October 2016

Samsung buys Viv


From Siri's creator

Samsung has written a cheque for an AI outfit called Viv which was founded by one of Siri's co-creators.

Google's Pixel smartphones get scrutinized
Published in Mobiles


Flagship price but no performance to match

Back when it appeared that Google was finally going head to head with flagship offerings from other companies, including Samsung's Galaxy smartphone or even Apple's iPhone it seems the firm has a long way to go.

Total Recall does not damage Samsung's bottom line
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Rest of the business doing brilliantly

Samsung expected to report a higher than expected third quarter profit, despite having to write off a fortune because of the global recall of its Galaxy Note 7.

Apple nicked Facetime tech
Published in News


Deep in the heart of Texas

A US jury has told the fruity tax dodger Apple that Steve Jobs did not invent some key features of its Facetime and it needs to pay the "inventor" $302 million in damages.

Rogue fanboy crushes Apple store with his giant balls
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Revenge over payment issue

A French man decided to  crush an Apple store with his huge balls of steel.

Apple users want the Jack back
Published in News


Turning to a case to solve the problem

While the fruity tax-dodging cargo cult thinks that it will make a killing by removing the headphone jack from its iPhone 7, it seems that there is a movement among fanboys to bring it back.

Tame Apple Press fabricates another Samsung scare story
Published in Mobiles


Creating a fake China crisis

Samsung is not being allowed to get off the hook for its battery woes on the Samsung Note 7 and now it is pretty clear that the Tame Apple Press has resorted to “making stuff up.”

Apple could pass your iMessage data to the coppers
Published in Mobiles


It is storing your data after all

Despite promises that iMessage conversations are safe, it appears that there is a method that they could up in the hands of the spooks and law enforcement.

Sudden rise in notebook demand surprises manufacturers
Published in Notebooks


Short supply of components

A sudden rise in Notebook demand has caught suppliers on the hop and component suppliers say they have not got enough to flog.

Apple iPhone7 sales tanking in Europe
Published in Mobiles


GfK report suggests launch weekend was a disaster

The Apple iPhone 7 did not do at all well on its launch weekend everywhere in the world other than the US, according to the latest figures.