Out-of-date Apple asleep behind the wheel
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Memory market picking up
Published in Memory
Monday, 13 June 2016 12:20

Memory market picking up


Apparently due to smartphone demand

The memory-IC market conditions is picking up in the second half of 2016 because manufacturers want them in their smartphone devices.

Sony confirms 4K playstation
Published in Games
Monday, 13 June 2016 11:18

Sony confirms 4K playstation


Pretty much as we have predicted

Sony has official confirmed the rumours that it is building a 4K VR-friendly flavour of the Playstation.

Bluetooth 5 out in two days
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Monday, 13 June 2016 11:11

Bluetooth 5 out in two days


Faster and better range

Bluetooth 5.0, the latest version of the ubiquitous wireless standard will be announced on June 16 and offer double the range and quadruple the speed of Bluetooth 4.2.

Canadians ban pirate boxes
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Monday, 13 June 2016 10:40

Canadians ban pirate boxes


Set-top Andriod boxes loaded with software

Hardware makers who have been making android based set-top boxes which are configured for piracy and packed with copyright defeating software have been banned in Canada.