Mozilla admits Firefox smartphone failed
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 11:36

Mozilla admits Firefox smartphone failed


Gives up and puts it to sleep


Open saucy browser outfit Mozilla has admitted that its Firefox OS smartphone experiment didn’t have legs and it will stop developing and selling the beasts.

Jolla not so Jolly
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 13:22

Jolla not so Jolly


Trouble ahead


Jolla, which was supposed to rise from the ashes of an overcooked and badly carved Nokia, is in financial trouble.

Google denies divorcing Chrome OS
Published in News
Tuesday, 03 November 2015 13:55

Google denies divorcing Chrome OS


We are still committed despite seeing others

Search engine outfit Google has denied rumours  that it is going to fold its Chrome OS into Android.

Google killing off Chrome OS
Published in News
Friday, 30 October 2015 10:41

Google killing off Chrome OS


Android won the war

Search engine Google looks set to scrap its Chrome OS and replace it with a consolidated version of Android that runs on PCs.

Apple update bricks older phones
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 21 September 2015 12:10

Apple update bricks older phones


You do have to wipe everything

Fruity cargo cult Apple has continued its war on customers who don't upgrade by bricking older phones until customers restore them to factory settings.

Oracle fires Java evangelists
Published in News
Monday, 07 September 2015 12:59

Oracle fires Java evangelists


No faith in a return from dead or at least dying

It is starting to look like Oracle believes that Java is getting too old and is starting to die.

Huawei sees future for LiteOS
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 21 May 2015 10:45

Huawei sees future for LiteOS


The OS which would be king

Chinese firm Huawei predicted that within 10 years there will be 100 billion connected devices and its ultra-lightweight operating system to be at the heart of the infrastructure.

Monday, 25 August 2014 14:22

China reading its own desktop OS

Good-bye Microsoft



Not heading to iOS anytime soon

Monday, 15 October 2012 12:42

Dell will continue selling Windows 7

dell

Not sure about this eight lark