Apple, Intel and IBM get on GloFlo's SOI bandwagon
Published in Processors


FinFETs and SOI working in different environments

Soitec's CEO and board chairman has raised an eyebrow or two when he said that the iPhone 6s has multiple RF chips built on silicon-on-insulator (SOI) substrates and that Intel and IBM are using the tech for their silicon photonics push.

Sony gives smartphones a year
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 08 October 2015 10:02

Sony gives smartphones a year


CEO threatens to pack it in

Sony is going to give its smartphone division a year to make money or it will shut it down.

Manufactures start phasing out "Game Changing " tablets
Published in Mobiles


Ancient Babylonian tablets lasted longer 

Demand for Tablets is getting so weak that more chip suppliers to phase out their tablet-IC businesses.

Tame Apple Press called out on Android motoring story
Published in Mobiles


Who lets the truth get in the way of an Apple Advert?

The Tame Apple press ran a story claiming that its favourite toymaker had been chosen by Porsche to run its systems because Android Auto was phoning home too much data.

Samsung's mobile GPU might be ready for 2017
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 09:58

Samsung's mobile GPU might be ready for 2017


Things got delayed for two years 

A year ago Fudzilla revealed that Samsung has been building a mobile GPU. We are still as puzzled about it now as we were then,  but there are more confirmations that they should finish it in the 2017 – 2018 timeframe.

Chinese Malware can hit any iPhone
Published in News
Monday, 05 October 2015 15:29

Chinese Malware can hit any iPhone


Vaults over the Jobs' Great Wall 

iOS malware capable of attacking both non-jailbroken and jailbroken iPhones has surfaced making Jobs' Mob's walled garden defences null and void.

Apple declares war on IFixit
Published in News
Friday, 02 October 2015 11:38

Apple declares war on IFixit


App pulled from store for pulling to bits

Fruity cargo cult Apple is furious that the tear-down outfit iFixit has dared to take the back off its shiny toys and reveal the outrageous profits the company is charging.

iPhone 6s is a bit of a turkey
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 01 October 2015 12:46

iPhone 6s is a bit of a turkey


Main reason to upgrade is borked

The Tame Apple Press has been promoting the iPhone 6s's 3D touch as a good reason to waste money upgrading to an otherwise identical phone to the older model. However it turns out that it does not work as well as Apple claims.

MediaTek looks to the IoT
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 01 October 2015 12:24

MediaTek looks to the IoT


Expands eco-system

MediaTek is quietly building an ecosystem to drive IoT strategy to push its System on Chip shipments across multiple devices.

Woman strips for iPhone 6S in shopping centre
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 01 October 2015 11:53

Woman strips for iPhone 6S in shopping centre


Doesn't work

China appears shocked that Apple's marketing is making people completely insane.