Nintendo Switch will be in short supply
Published in Games
Thursday, 12 January 2017 14:25

Nintendo Switch will be in short supply


You probably were not expecting this

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that Nintendo is launching its new Switch console in the US without enough to sell to the great unwashed.

Tsinghua expands IC plants
Published in Memory
Thursday, 12 January 2017 12:40

Tsinghua expands IC plants


Investing $70 billion 

China's Tsinghua Unigroup is set to put the fear of god into the chip industry by rapidly expanding its chipmaking capability.

AMD accidently announces Ryzen launch date
Published in Processors
Thursday, 12 January 2017 12:32

AMD accidently announces Ryzen launch date


Temperature's Ryzen for Zen


AMD indicated that the official Ryzen launch date will be sometime before March.

Top staff flee Apple
Published in News
Thursday, 12 January 2017 12:08

Top staff flee Apple


Do they know something the Tame Apple Press doesn’t?

Apple is suffering from a brain drain as its top engineering talent jumps ship.

4GB DDR3 module prices increase
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 13:41

4GB DDR3 module prices increase


Up by nearly a third

Beancounters at DRAMeXchange have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that contract prices for 4GB DDR3 modules have risen by nearly a third.

HTC releases phone with three-year-old chip
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 13:32

HTC releases phone with three-year-old chip


Cutting edge it isn’t

HTC has released its Desire 650 which has nearly identical specs to the Desire 630 that it announced in February 2016 and has a three-year-old same Snapdragon 400 chipset.

Notebooks set to return as tablets die
Published in News
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 12:24

Notebooks set to return as tablets die


So much for game changing

Notebooks, which had been written off by the Tame Apple Press after Steve Jobs showed off his tablets, are now back.

Foxconn profits took a dive in December
Published in News
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 11:43

Foxconn profits took a dive in December


Nothing to do with the iPhone 7

Apple’s number one partner Foxconn saw its profits take a dive in December coincidently at the same time as Jobs' Mob is rumoured to have slashed production on its iPhone 7 because no one wants it.

Blue Screen of death turns green
Published in News
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 11:28

Blue Screen of death turns green


Gangrene sets in


Software king of the world, Microsoft has decided that it is time to retire its blue screen of death – at least for some users.

Apple to invent AR glasses
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 11:19

Apple to invent AR glasses


It is going be a game-changer

The super-cool and innovative tech power house Apple is rumoured to have come up with some game-changing glasses which superimpose information and pictures onto reality.