Qualcomm flogs fewer chips
Published in Processors


Falling 13-22 percent to 175-195 million

Qualcomm predicted a third-quarter profit below analysts estimates as it expects to ship fewer chips, including those for smartphones, its biggest business.

Thunderbolt SSD could be the next big thing
Published in News


High capacity storage key to multi-media

As UHD tellies promise that huge amounts of data will need to be shifted the question of how to do it fast enough is being answered by a new generation of SSDs based around Thunderbolt.

EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges
Published in News


Do not pass go, to not collect $200

As we expected the EU has finally waded into Google for “abusing” its dominant position in the smartphone market by forcing device makers to adopt certain apps.

Samsung builds app for stupid parents of dumb kids
Published in Mobiles


Don’t stand so close to me


Samsung has developed an app called Safety Screen which forces children to hold their mobile devices at an ideal viewing distance from their eyes.

Apple pays out on Siri suit
Published in News


Yeah we didn’t invent that

Apple has admitted that it did not invent some key technology behind Siri and paid Dynamic Advances who owned the rights to the technology.

Intel's results not that bad
Published in News


But writing on the wall

Despite having to lay off 12,000 employees, Intel's first quarter results aren’t all that bad, but the writing is on the wall for the outfit which is going to have pull finger if it is not going to suffer more. 

Desktop use declining
Published in Notebooks


Another reason for fewer PC sales

While many have pointed to PC sales slumping because they are lasting longer, there are some numbers which suggest that people are not using their desktops so much.

Intel decimates staff - will fire 12,000
Published in News


Reduce dependence on PCs

Intel has decided that there is no point waiting for the PC to return and is decimating its staff and getting into something else more lucrative – cloud computing and the Internet of thing.

Direct X bloke creates Twitter storm
Published in News


Games developers are moaning wage-slaves

Microsoft DirectX’s co-creator Alex St. John has kicked over a hornets next by claiming that game development employees are "wage-slaves" who have "embraced a cultural of victimology".

Intel will not get a big slice of iPhone 7
Published in Mobiles


Qualcomm still favoured

While it had been expected that Chipzilla was going to score a huge win by taking some of Qualcomm’s modem business, it looks like things might be a little more modest.