Depressed iPhone 6S are switching themselves off
Published in Mobiles

IPhone in a coma, I know, I know it is serious 

The new iPhone 6S has a new feature –  it puts itself into a coma to avoid listening to the inane chatter of Apple fanboys owners .

Google now has an evil Alphabet overlord
Published in News

No evil costs too much

Search engine Google is now officially run by an Alphabet overlord which is permitted to do evil so long as it is legal.

More AMD PRO APUs details
Published in Processors

Consumer desktop and mobile products

Last week AMD announced its next generation PRO series APUs for business desktop and notebook PCs and now some more details have come to light.

Oculus Rift boss justifies higher price
Published in Wearables

$350 you should be so Luckey

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey has been justifying punters having to pay more than the expected $350 price for the Oculus Rift headset.

Apple declares war on IFixit
Published in News

App pulled from store for pulling to bits

Fruity cargo cult Apple is furious that the tear-down outfit iFixit has dared to take the back off its shiny toys and reveal the outrageous profits the company is charging.

IBM thinks carbon nanotubes will defeat Moore's law
Published in Processors

Silicon's days could be numbered

Big Blue Researchers have discovered a way to replace silicon semiconductors with carbon nanotube transistors and think that the development will push the industry past Moore's law limits.

Samsung mulls Qualcomm in Galaxy S7
Published in Processors

Snapdragon 820 might get an airing as burnt bridges are rebuilt

Samsung is considering usingg Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chips for its Galaxy S7 range.

Samsung releases wireless charging monitor
Published in Graphics

Removing all cables

Samsung has announced what it claims is the world's first monitor with an integrated wireless charging function for compatible mobile devices.

Rumours confirm GloFlo will develop its own 10nm
Published in Processors

More rumours – this time from the Orient

We wrote a story a while back claiming that GloFlo was going to develop its own 7nm 10nm free from the licencing constraints of its partner Samsung. This was greeted by much mirth at the time, but it is looking like we were right.

AMD sheds 500 more staff
Published in News

We warned you 

While we want AMD to do well to balance the Intel and Nvidia empires, it does seem that the outfit cannot get a break.  Today it announced that it is letting 500 staff go and will begin another wave of restructuring.