HP does better than expected
Published in News
Thursday, 25 August 2016 11:51

HP does better than expected


Notebooks doing well but printers are pants

HP has surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street with a higher than expected quarterly revenue and profit as demand recovered for its notebooks.

Lenovo sees profits jump
Published in News
Thursday, 18 August 2016 11:22

Lenovo sees profits jump


But mobile phones not what they are cracked up to be

China's Lenovo saw its first quarter profit jump nearly two thirds but its mobile arm lost money again as a $3 billion bet on buying Motorola to diversify has yet to pay off.

Mediatek predicts 25 per cent growth
Published in News
Friday, 05 August 2016 12:40

Mediatek predicts 25 per cent growth


New guidance as sales pick up in China

MediaTek has released its revenue guidance for the year and claims that it will see its reviews grow by 25 percent over last year.

HTC drops down the loo
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 12:35

HTC drops down the loo


Trouble just got worse

Troubled mobile phone maker HTC has just found that its woes have become a lot worse.

EA earns a bomb
Published in Games
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 12:02

EA earns a bomb


Surprise profit

Electronic Arts has surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street by reporting an unexpected first-quarter profit, thanks to increased downloads of its games.

Gigabyte shipped 7.8 million motherboards
Published in Motherboards
Monday, 01 August 2016 12:47

Gigabyte shipped 7.8 million motherboards


Not to mention 1.6 million graphics cards

The figures for Gigabyte technology look good for the first half of this year and the next.

Sony sees off earthquake damage
Published in News
Friday, 29 July 2016 10:54

Sony sees off earthquake damage


Things could have been a lot worse

Sony’s operating profit fell in its first quarter by 42 percent but the company managed to contain the earthquake damage to one of its image sensor factories.

Samsung posts record profit
Published in News
Thursday, 28 July 2016 11:39

Samsung posts record profit


Thanks Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge

While Apple is desperately trying to spin its sliding iPhone sales, its rival Samsung has posted its highest profit since the first quarter of 2014 thanks to strong sales of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.

Nintendo slumps
Published in News
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 12:43

Nintendo slumps


Wii is no shaft of gold

Nintendo has just posted its latest financial earnings report and the former playing card maker posted an operating loss of $49 million for the first quarter of its 2016 financial year.

Apple turns to made up products as cash cow gets stuck
Published in Mobiles


Fantasyland

Yesterday Apple had a go at peddling a fantasy to reassure the world that its iPhone cash cow was not on its way out due to mad cow disease.