Intel and Amazon invest in wearable outfit
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 13:42

Intel and Amazon invest in wearable outfit


Thalmic labs picks up $120 million

A Canadian based wearable technology company has announced that it has picked up a substantial $120 million investment from Intel Capital and the Amazon Alexa Fund.

New iMac will be a Polaris
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 13:38

New iMac will be a Polaris


Fanboys look foward to being dragged kicking and screaming into 2016

Fruity tax dodger Apple is going to be putting AMD’s Polaris under the bonnet of its much needed iMac refresh.

Euro server sails slump
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 12:25

Euro server sails slump


IDC reports a three percent fall

While their are suggestions that PC sales might be picking up, life is not so good for people trying to peddle servers, according to beancounters at IDC.

IPhone 7 refuses to reconnect after airport mode "holiday"
Published in Mobiles


You get what you pay for

When it is not hissing at customers for making it work, Apple’s new iPhone 7 is using Airplane mode as an excuse for a permanent snooze.

Microsoft thinks it will cure cancer in a decade
Published in News


Of course the patent might blue screen

Software king of the world, Microsoft thinks it might be able to cure cancer by treating it in the same way as a computer virus.

4K Ultra HD telly sales grow
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 11:18

4K Ultra HD telly sales grow


Doing better than HD TV's did

Despite having limited content, 4K Ultra HD televisions are expected to double sales to 15 million units in the US in 2016.

Is the Note 7 overheating a conspiracy?
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 10:51

Is the Note 7 overheating a conspiracy?


Are all these "exploding" Note 7 cases real?

A recent case in China has suddenly made the case of the “exploding” Galaxy Note 7s look like a conspiracy.

Intel raises forecast
Published in News
Monday, 19 September 2016 13:47

Intel raises forecast


PC market is back from the dead

It is starting to look like the PC market is picking up and Intel has raised its quarterly revenue forecast for the first time in more than two years.

Apple stuffs up its iOS Alarm clock function
Published in News
Monday, 19 September 2016 13:27

Apple stuffs up its iOS Alarm clock function


Why can’t Apple programmers tell the time?

One of the most basic projects in high school programming is to build computer clocks and yet despite this, the genii at Apple consistently fail at doing it.

4K Playstation Pro? Don’t get too excited
Published in News
Monday, 19 September 2016 11:43

4K Playstation Pro? Don’t get too excited


No games and a basic Blu-Ray disk

While many had hoped that Sony’s new PlayStation 4 Pro would herald a brave new age of 4k gaming, they  might have to scale back their expectations – at least for now.