TSMC cleans everyone's clock for now
Published in News
Thursday, 16 April 2015 15:05

TSMC cleans everyone's clock for now


But writing on the wall

Funloving TSMC has reported a 65 percent rise in first-quarter net profit.

SanDisk in damage control mode
Published in News
Thursday, 16 April 2015 13:51

SanDisk in damage control mode


Revenue falls

SanDisk went into damage control mode after predicting a steeper-than-expected fall in full-year revenue.

USB C getting thumbs up from suppliers
Published in News
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 13:11

USB C getting thumbs up from suppliers


One cable to rule them, one cable to bind them

It seems that everyone is wanting to copy Apple in putting a USB Type-C port onto their hardware.

iMac is getting daft reviews
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Friday, 10 April 2015 14:49

iMac is getting daft reviews


How do you say it is rubbish without offending anyone? 

Wall Street Journal reviewers  are having a devil of a job with Apple latey – they want to say the latest products are rubbish, but appear to stop short.

 

Xiaomi flogs the most phones in a day
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 10 April 2015 14:08

Xiaomi flogs the most phones in a day


Cleaning Apple's clock 

Xiaomi, the Chinese mobile maker and world's 3rd largest smartphone distributor, has set a new Guinness World Record in terms of smartphone selling.

Apple holds security door open for the Chinese
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Never reads the papers

While Google and Mozilla have been falling over themselves to stop a data leak to China, Apple has cheerfully ignored the problem.

Apple Watch trashed by reviewers
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 09 April 2015 10:45

Apple Watch trashed by reviewers


Battery life too quick, price too high, a chocolate teapot of time pieces

Apple's iWatch has failed to impress reviewers, meaning that it will be only those with their brains switched off who buy one.

Australia puts Apple, Google and Microsoft under tax spotlight
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Watch 'em wriggle

Australia is the first country to put Google, Apple and Microsoft's "completely legal" tax avoidance under the spotlight.

Fiorina dubs Tim Cook a gay rights hypocrite
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 13:16

Fiorina dubs Tim Cook a gay rights hypocrite


Do dirty deeds but shut up about it

A former HP boss, and presidential wanna be took time out from attacking Hilary Clinton to have a pop at Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Samsung execs told to look at design
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 13:00

Samsung execs told to look at design


Copying Apple not that much of an option

Samsung executives were told about the importance of designs and user experiences and how a rounded rectangle was not really that cool.