IDC charts tablets’ demise
Published in Mobiles


From Apple cheerleaders to “realists”

Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and worked out that they really cocked up when they believed Apple’s propaganda that tablets were “game changers”.

Cook defends his Qualcomm lawsuit
Published in News


We had no choice


The fruity tax-dodging convicted cartel leader Tim Cook has been climbing on his high horse to claim that Apple was morally bound to sue Qualcomm.

Nvidia locks down games
Published in Games
03 February 2017

Nvidia locks down games


Making friends and influencing people


Nvidia has decided to impress its customers by blocking them from giving away or selling bundled games – after all punters love it when you tell them what to do with something they have bought.

Uber boss gives up on Trump
Published in News


Bows to staff requests


Uber’s Travis Kalanick has bowed to his staff requests and left President Donald (Prince of Orange’s) Trump’s advisory council.

China expands AMOLED production
Published in News


Because you can never have enough moles


China seems to expanding its AMOLED capacity, according to Digitimes Research.

Firefox gives up on connected devices
Published in News


Lays off 50 people and lays down

Big Cheeses at the Mozzarella Foundation have given up on connected devices and have eliminated the team connected to bring the browser to the internet of things.

Windows 10 DRM exposes Tor users
Published in News

Better to stick to Linux

If you want to use the Tor browser safely to avoid your local government seeing your doings it is probably not a good idea to use Windows 10.

Sony’s new Xperia delayed because of Samsung
Published in News


Can’t show it off at MWC

As we thought, Sony will not be announcing its flagship Xperia smartphone at MWC this month because Samsung appears to be hoarding the chips.

Trump loses shine for Intel CEO
Published in News


Can’t support travel ban


During the election, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich was closely associated with Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump and was set to run a fundraiser for him until the press found out.

Nokia does rather well
Published in News
02 February 2017

Nokia does rather well


Buying Alcatel-Lucent sorted it out

Finnish network equipment maker Nokia did better than the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street predicted this quarter.