Fallout from Ashley Madison hack
Published in News
24 August 2015


Blackmail and suicide

The hackers who published the data from Ashley Madison hack appear to have taken more collateral damage than they expected.

Hon Hai gets in at the Sharp end
Published in News
24 August 2015


Cunning plan to save flat panels

The troubled telly maker Sharp is in talks with Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry, better known as Foxconn, for a tie-up in its struggling flat-panel display business.

Windows 10 is out, but insider preview keeps going
Published in News
24 August 2015


Windows 10 Build 10525 is out

If you are old enough you might know what 5.25 is. Even if not, it might interest you that Microsoft recently released the latest insider preview of Windows 10 called Build 10525

4K television sales are growing
Published in News
24 August 2015


Still no content

Worldwide Ultra HD (4K) LCD TV panel shipment volume grew 60.8 per cent sequentially in the second quarter of 2015, reaching around 9.2 million units despite the fact there is very little content out there.

MediaTek has IoT, automotive aspirations
Published in Wearables
24 August 2015


Acquisitions possible, seeking Japanese partners 

The market is definitely changing. MediaTek made a lot of money on its smartphone SoC sales, but the company is looking beyond that. They now have clear IoT and Automotive market aspirations.

Pre-rooted UMI Emax Rootjoy phablet reviewed
Published in Reviews
23 August 2015


Review: Good battery, nice spec, unimpressive software 

Chinese smartphone maker UMI has been around for a few years, and some westerners may be familiar with the company’s ultrathin Zero handset, or some of its fancy accessories, like stylish headphones.

Lenovo's ZUK will have Cyanogen under the bonnet
Published in Mobiles
21 August 2015


Android fork goes international

Lenovo's new ZUK brand will use the Cyanogen OS and the gear will be seen outside of China.

Samsung working on a huge tablet
Published in Mobiles
21 August 2015


More of a table

Samsung is working on a huge Android-based tablet that could be used in living rooms, offices, or schools, presumably as a coffee table.

New "14nm" GPU  rumours
Published in Graphics
21 August 2015


Both Nvidia and AMD getting ready

AMD and Nvidia both appear to be certain to get their "14 nm" out next year.

Julian Assange could be locked up until 2020
Published in News
21 August 2015


But at least he is not in prison

Julian Assange, the man who managed to make other people's leaks all about him, could be locked up in the Ecuadorean Embassy until 2020.