Blackberry loses Obama
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 11:32

Blackberry loses Obama


Gets a locked down Samsung instead


In a sign that Blackberry’s days are numbered, one of its key advocates, President Barack Obama has given up on it.

OSVR improves VR headset
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 14:43

OSVR improves VR headset

Open source competitor to the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

The Open Source Virtual Reality (OSVR) consortium thinks that its new VR headset which be a true competitor to the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive should be out soon.

One-Plus new flagship pic leaked
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 13:43

One-Plus new flagship pic leaked


More images leaked online

More images of One-Plus’s new flagship the OnePlus 3 have appeared online, which are remarkably similar to the previous ones to suggest they are the real deal.

EA is churning out Star Wars games
Published in Games
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 13:04

EA is churning out Star Wars games


Software Empire is striking back

EA has been telling the world how it is going to use the rights it has on Star Wars games – it is going to make a lot of them.

Out-of-date Apple asleep behind the wheel
Published in News


Opinon: Big announcement turns out time for a snooze

Apple had a chance yesterday to convince the world that it had not run out of ideas, it was no longer dependent on China, and had a cunning plan to save itself from obscurity – it failed.

Flash is the only joy in the European storage market
Published in News


IDC reports gloom 

The external storage systems revenues fell 4.9 per cent to $1.64 billion in the first quarter of 2016, with only Flash storeage doing well.

Microsoft buys Linkedin
Published in News
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 11:40

Microsoft buys Linkedin


Business social networking 

Microsoft has bought the business social notworking site LinkedIn.

Apple lobbies to force users to use its repair system
Published in News


So much for being environmentally friendly

The fruity cargo cult Apple's green credentials have been called into question after it was revealed in the US it is doing its best to get a law allowing users to repair their own gear scrapped.

Samsung makes 95 per cent of OLED market
Published in Graphics


While the rest of the world is talking about OLED displays, it seems that 95 per cent of the displays made by Samsung.

Samsung might dump Android for Tizen
Published in News
Monday, 13 June 2016 13:39

Samsung might dump Android for Tizen


Had enough

There are signs that Samsung's patence with Google's Android are flailing and it is seriously thinking about replacing it across its entire range with its operating system which sounds like a sneeze, Tizen.