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.

Meizu Pro 6 does well against 2015 SoCs
Published in Mobiles


Helio X25 vs Exynos 7420 vs Snapdragon 652

The first benchmarks of the Meizu Pro 6 have surfaced with Gizchina testing it against the Samsung Note 5 with Exynos 7420 and the 2016 Oppo R9 Plus with the Snapdragon 652.

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.

AMD to announce Sugon deal
Published in Processors


Joint Venture with China's HPC giant

Our sources are confident that AMD is about to announce a joint venture deal with China-based Sugon company.

Nokia’s OZO now enables live spherical VR broadcasting
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2K x 2K resolution (2048x1080p) with 360x360 surround sound

Back in November, Nokia released an interesting product for virtual reality professionals that signifies the first time a company has taken VR filming and recording seriously. The company’s eight-camera, 360-degree OZO is effectively the merger of industry-grade film production quality, an Imperial Star Wars probe, and a decently sized chunk of cash.

Apple updates its 12-inch Macbook
Published in Notebooks


Gives it Core M Skylake CPUs and new color

Apple has rather silently updated its Macbook line by equipping it with new Intel Core M Skylake CPUs as well as the new fancy Rose Gold color option.