Apple and IBM flog iPads to elderly Japanese
Published in Mobiles


Young dont want them any more

Apple and IBM's business partnership which was supposed to push iPads and iPhones into corporates seems to have reverted to hitting softer targets like Japanese pensioners.

Apple Watch BOM estimated at $81.20
Published in Wearables
Friday, 01 May 2015 08:48

Apple Watch BOM estimated at $81.20


Tim Cook, we salute you

The Apple Watch has a bill of material (BOM) cost of just over $80, which is not bad for a device retailing at $350+. 

Expensive tablets on the road to nowhere
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 30 April 2015 13:20

Expensive tablets on the road to nowhere


Apple sales to drop by 30 per cent

Tablet sales have flattened and buyers will no longer pay an arm or a leg for them, according to new research.

IWatch has defective component
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 30 April 2015 12:22

IWatch has defective component


You get what you pay for

Fruity cargo cult Apple's iWatch has shipped with a crucial component which was later found to be broken.

Samsung loses more market share in China
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 30 April 2015 09:07

Samsung loses more market share in China


Drops to fourth spot first time since 2011

Samsung is having a tough time keeping up with aggressive competitors in mainland China, and now it has lost another spot in the rankings. 

Foxconn steered Apple to TSMC
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 13:02

Foxconn steered Apple to TSMC


Politics

Foxconn, Apple's main supplier, might have steered Jobs' Mob to TSMC to spite the spite Samsung and keep the money in Taiwan.

Samsung winning Smartphone war
Published in News
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 12:13

Samsung winning Smartphone war


Money rolling in 

Samsung Electronics is winning the Smartphone war, despite what you might be reading in the mainstream press.

Apple bans iWatches from telling the time
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 10:32

Apple bans iWatches from telling the time


Apple mean time only

Fruity Cargo cult Apple believes that only it has the right to tell its users the time of day. Apple has updated its App Store Review Guidelines to prevent developers from creating Apple Watch apps that display the time.

Apple results show weaknesses
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 April 2015 11:20

Apple results show weaknesses


OK for now, but still no plan

Apple released some reasonable results which seem to show that in the long term the company could be facing trouble.

Apple Watch gutted open by iFixit
Published in Wearables
Friday, 24 April 2015 11:38

Apple Watch gutted open by iFixit


Model 1553 has S1 chip beneath the plastic

Apple is officially starting to ship to pre-orders and if you are one of the early adopters your Apple Watch might be in the mail as we speak.