Topsy deal was part of Apple’s secret Google war
Published in Mobiles


Former Topsy boss has a theory

Apple has finally pulled the plug on an outfit it spent $200 million on two years ago, and the former director of that company, Topsy, Aaron Hayes-Roth has a theory about how Jobs’ Mob got value for money on the deal.

Microsoft gets PCs and phone udates  lined up
Published in News


More updates coming


Software giant Microsoft has finally managed to link its PC windows with Mobile and now both will be updated at the same time.

Moscow Russian to connect dead to wi-fi
Published in Mobiles


Every body gets it

Authorities in Tsar Putin’s Moscow have been busy tackling the grave problem of coverage black-spots by sticking wi-fi in the city’s cemeteries.

Mozilla admits Firefox smartphone failed
Published in Mobiles


Gives up and puts it to sleep


Open saucy browser outfit Mozilla has admitted that its Firefox OS smartphone experiment didn’t have legs and it will stop developing and selling the beasts.

Zenfone gives Asustek part of smartphone market
Published in Mobiles


Actually making money on it

The Zenfone has given Asustek a well-deserved foothold in the smartphone market and even more surprisingly is making the outfit money.

Wearable devices could save PC makers
Published in Wearables


Daft analysts claim

A small number of analysts are telling anyone who will listen that notebook makers could save themselves by getting into wearable devices.

Nintendo delays mobile game releases
Published in Games


Shares tank

Shares in Nintendo tanked yesterday as the company announced that it was delaying the release of its games onto mobile phones and tablets.

LTE networks have evil bugs
Published in Mobiles


Structure is floored by unfixable bugs


Carnegie Mellon University's CERT security vulnerabilities database has issued an alert regarding the status of LTE (Long-Term Evolution) mobile networks.

Windows 10 mobile preview reaches 10536
Published in Mobiles


One hand mode and a new Photo app

Microsoft is slowly finishing  Windows 10 for mobile phones and the beta testers in the fast ring have been told to update to insider preview 10536. 

Seagate announces 2TB on 7mm thick HDD
Published in Notebooks


Ye cannae change the laws of physics

Every week we here of a new hard-drive technology which appears to bend the laws of physics by stuffing more into less.