In-Car navigation is pants
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Better to use your phone

While many cars are now shipping with in-car navigation, the systems are so rubbish that users are relying on their phones instead.

Note 7 may have been a victim of its design
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Latest theory

The latest theory as to why the Note 7 had battery problems suggests that its rather cool thin design made it go bang.

Fujutsu does Ninjutsu on British jobs
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Culling 15 percent of staff because of Brexit and too many clouds

Fujitsu has announced plans to cull up to 1,800 UK staff, over 15 percent of its UK workforce, as part of a downsizing of its British operation because of Brexit.

HoloLens developer kit goes on sale in parts of Europe
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And the United Kingdom

Microsoft has released its HoloLens AR gear for developers in France, Germany, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

iWatch banned from British Cabinet
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Michael Gove was too insecure 

The UK government has banned Apple's iWatch from its government Cabinet meetings because they can be easily knocked over by the Russians.

Mobile VR coasts on novelty
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Carmack calls for it to pull its socks up

Chief technology officer at Oculus, John Carmack, says mobile VR is currently "coasting on novelty" and developers need to be harder on themselves.

Worldwide PC shipments still declining
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Longest period of decline in history

Beancounters at the Gartner Group have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and decided that worldwide PC shipments totaled 68.9 million units in the third quarter of 2016 –  a 5.7 percent decline from the third quarter of 2015.

Samsung investors cry shame
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What happened?

Samsung investors are sharpening their knives and preparing to take the company to the cleaners over its handling over the strange case of the flaming Note 7.

Chrome to be lighter on RAM
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Heavy shoppers might be able to multi-task

Heavy users of Chrome might actually be able to do something else on their high powered PCs and not find that their browser had eaten all their RAM with a side order of other systems resources.

First Imax VR centre opens in Manchester
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It could be the next big thing

Big-screen cinema specialist Imax, along with Odeon & UCI, are to launch the first Imax VR centre in Europe.