FBI claims Apple is helping Islamic State
Published in News
Thursday, 04 June 2015 14:05

FBI claims Apple is helping Islamic State


Tim Cook only wants to decapitate Google

The FBI claims that Apple is using technology which is helping Islamic State on its terror campaigns.

Apple TV is cannibalising Mac
Published in News
Thursday, 04 June 2015 12:38

Apple TV is cannibalising Mac

Which shows the Mac's key use

In a story which was supposed to show Apple TV giving streaming-media box companies a kicking, CNET accidently revealed that the low powered, low function product is actually damaging Jobs' Mob's sales of Macs.

Tim Cook slams rivals over privacy
Published in News
Wednesday, 03 June 2015 12:47

Tim Cook slams rivals over privacy


We would never spy on our users

Apple CEO Tim Cook has slammed his Silicon Valley chums of selling out their users and customers to the NSA and advertisers.

Rumours dog Samsung S6
Published in News
Wednesday, 03 June 2015 11:36

Rumours dog Samsung S6


Is this a tin foil hat job?

The dark satanic rumour mill continues to manufacture yarns about doom for the Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.

Intel to merge Thunderbolt with USB-C
Published in News
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 11:36

Intel to merge Thunderbolt with USB-C


Keeping the technology alive

While even Apple is admitting that Thunderbolt is a damp squib and rushing to the arms of USB-C, it seems that Intel has not given up on the interconnect technology.

ZenWatch could have four-day battery
Published in Wearables
Monday, 01 June 2015 12:35

ZenWatch could have four-day battery


Asustek kicks Apple to death

While Apple users have to charge their watches before they get home from work, the Asustek Zenwatch 2 is boasting a four day battery life.

Qualcomm is becoming too dependent on Apple and Samsung
Published in Processors


If Apple sneezes Qualcomm catches cold 

Qualcomm is becoming too dependent on Apple and Samung and could be vulnerable if either swaps to different chipmakers.

Apple's iWatch fails key function
Published in Wearables
Monday, 01 June 2015 10:14

Apple's iWatch fails key function


But it is a feature

One of the key functions of the Apple iWatch is that it is supposed to read you blood pressure – the only problem is that the software only reads it when it feels like it.

Apple conqueres Metaio
Published in News
Friday, 29 May 2015 13:58

Apple conqueres Metaio


Needs to fix problems with reality distortion shield

Apple has sort of confirmed that it has written a cheque for Metaio an outfit which specialises in augmented reality technology.

IBM suits to eat fruity dog food
Published in News
Friday, 29 May 2015 13:07

IBM suits to eat fruity dog food


Replace Thinkpads with expensive toys

IBM's partnership with Apple is probably not going the way that many in the industry would have played it with Big Blue having to swallow its own dog food and buy the expensive gear itself.