New York Times damns iWatch
Published in Wearables
15 June 2015


Writing is on the wall after Apple loses key Ally

In a sign that the end is near for the iWatch, the New York Times has admitted that it is rubbish.

Facebook puritans curse Oculus's killer app
Published in News
15 June 2015


No sex please we are Americans

While the adult entertainment industry has been the killer app for a number of technology breakthroughs, Mark Zuckerberg wants none of it for his Oculus Rift.

IBM blows on Spark
Published in News
15 June 2015


Apache's open-source cluster backed by the suits

IBM is backing Apache's open-source cluster computing framework Spark and said that it will form the basis of all IBM's analytics and commerce platforms. It will be sold as a service on its Bluemix cloud.

Xiaomi sells 6 million Mi Bands
Published in News
15 June 2015


$13 fitness band kicking iWatch to death

Although you will not see it in the Tame Apple Press, in China Xiaomi is flogging shedloads of fitness bands for $13.

InfinitEye VR Headset leaps out of the shadows
Published in News
15 June 2015


210 degree horizontal field of view

The InfinitEye VR Headset has uncloaked for the first time in two years.

EU fears the power of the Amazons
Published in News
15 June 2015


Anti-trust 

Europe's anti-trust chief has warned that Amazon is using its dominance to thwart rivals.

Update makes the HTC One M9 super cool
Published in Mobiles
13 June 2015


Chilling in Taiwan and Europe

HTC One M9 is a deeply troubled bit of kit. It was heavily marketed but had the misfortune to ship with Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 810,  The 810 had too many CPU hiccups, including overheating problems.. 

AMD unveils Fury X, Fiji on Tuesday
Published in Graphics
13 June 2015


Livestream at the PC gaming event on July 16

AMD will unveil the card that know as the as Fiji XT. This watercooled card will be the first to use high bandwidth memory (HBM) technology. 

Wall Street wakes up to the power of FinFET
Published in Processors
12 June 2015

Make it or die

Leading Wall Street analyst JPMorgan has decided that FinFET technology is going to do wonders to the top chip capital equipment companies bottom lines.

Chipmakers not out of the woods yet
Published in Processors
12 June 2015


IoT still not here 

Don't let anyone fool you, the chipmarket is still not doing that well and there are a few problems to be sorted out before real money will be made.