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.

USB-C failing to impress PC vendors
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 28 July 2016 11:12

USB-C failing to impress PC vendors


Costs too much

While USB Type-C is catching on among the mobile markets, PC makers can’t see the point because of the cost.

DRAM makers fall in under Micron umbrella
Published in Memory
Thursday, 28 July 2016 10:58

DRAM makers fall in under Micron umbrella


Deals going ahead despite delays

Deals between DRAM makers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories with Micron to work closer together have been reached despite some last minute delays.

Game addict smashes into developer’s office
Published in Games


Revenge attack on the pushers

A Chinese bloke who was so miffed with a company who supplied him with a game which “wrecked his life” that he drove his car through the doors of the office in a bid to "wreck the company".

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.

LG predicts second quarter recovery
Published in News
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 12:00

LG predicts second quarter recovery


Bad days behind it

LG Display has said that it will have a second-half earnings recovery, signaling a pickup for the struggling panel industry as clients prepare to launch new OLED gadgets.

Analog buys Linear
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 11:43

Analog buys Linear


More chipmaker consolidation

Analog is writing a cheque for fellow chipmaker Linear for about $14.8 billion, the latest deal in a wave of consolidation that has swept the semiconductor industry and dusted down the bannisters of the corporate world.

Blackberry launches "most secure Anroid Phone"
Published in Mobiles


More nailed down than Jesus

BlackBerry has announced its second Android smartphone today claiming that it is the world's most secure Android phone.

Motorola will not bother with monthly security updates
Published in Mobiles


Too much like hard work

Motorola has dubbed Android's monthly security updates "difficult" and says it cannot commit to them.