LG sees hope in display panel industry
Published in Graphics


Should pick up in the second quarter

LG Display has said that it is seeing signs of improvement in the display panel industry and expects its business performance to pick up in the second half of the year.

Torvalds fumes about poor formatting
Published in News


Linus having a period day

Open Sauce’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds has dubbed his fellow Linux kernel creators and “brain-damaged” because of their C++ style punctuation.

Lenovo will build Microsoft's data servers
Published in News


No one ever got fired for buying Lenovo

It seems that Lenovo has managed to buy IBM's reputation along with its server business and scored a contract building data centers for Microsoft.

Blackberry can’t really make up its mind
Published in Mobiles


Should it stay or should it go?

Blackberry is continuing to send out more mixed messages about its handset future.

Leak shows how lazy Apple has become
Published in Mobiles


It has lost the battle of the bulge

A leaked photograph of the upcoming iPhone 7 shows that Apple really appears to have given up pretending that its latest phone will be any different from the last one.

ZenFone gets cooler without Intel inside
Published in News


Asus ZenFone 3 has dream spec for a good price

Asus ZenFone is a good reliable brand of smarphone for a good price which has had a bit of a bad rep for supporting Intel’s Atom a little too long.

Falling PC sales appear to be bottoming out
Published in News


Unless you are Apple

There are signs that the falling PC market has opened its parachute and nearly hit rock bottom – unless you are Apple which is continuing to fall like a meteor.

Microsoft slashes Lumia prices in UK
Published in Mobiles


650 costs £119.99 SIM-free

Microsoft has been slashing the costs of its Lumia 550 and 650 to silly money without really telling anyone.

Intel leaks show it might drop the Core m5/m7 name
Published in Processors


Along with USB 3.1 generation 2 support and improved GPU

The dark satanic rumour mill has suggested that Skylake's successor, Kaby Lake, with its 14nm goodness might be responsible for the death of the Core m5/m7 name.

Tsar Putin wants backdoors on everything
Published in News


Two weeks to get rear access

The Tsar of all the Russias,  Tsar Vladimir Putin is desperate to investigate the back doors of western software makers and has ordered them to grant access to his mighty spooks.