Make it too difficult and people will opt for piracy
Movie piracy has been on the decline for a while as legitimate content at a reasonable price became available. However that has turned around again as Netflix attempted to bring in a regional control system which makes it difficult for users to get the content they want.
What could possibly go wrong?
The Chinese National Defense University has been showing off its first police robot which looks a lot like one of Dr Who’s Daleks with its plunger taken away.
Unless you are Samsung or Chinese
The smartphone industry is flatter than a flatfish which has been sat on by an elephant having a nice bath in an African watering hole.
All thanks to new EMI shielding
After five years, it seems that Apple is back to loving Samsung's NAND flash memory again.
But don't expect to see it anytime soon
Nintendo has confirmed that it is to launch its next-generation games console, codenamed 'NX,' in March 2017 but it will not be showing off any prototypes at the Electronics Entertainment Expo.
Bottom end hit by lack of ideas
Apple has begun its slow death march to oblivion as it is unable to come up with the new products which gave it its innovative image – yesterday Apple posted its first-ever decline in iPhone sales and its first revenue drop in 13 years.
Hit the road jack
Chipzilla has called for the standard 3.5mm headphone jack to be dropped in favor of connections like USB-C.
“FindFace,” which uses facial recognition software to match random photographs on Russians social media Vkontakte is finding that their service is being used by puritans to stage witch-hunts against porn stars.
Another myth shattered
It has been a long held myth in the media industry that an expensive Mac was superior to a PC at handling content and images. However a test of the two has discovered that a PC cleans Apple’s clock.