Uber experimental autonomous taxis pick up real people
Published in News


If you are loyal enough

Uber has started picking up passengers in its experimental autonomous vehicles in Pittsburgh.

iPhone 7 spinning working
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 15 September 2016 12:45

iPhone 7 spinning working


But no one is talking about numbers

The fruity tax dodger Apple is seeing its share price soar on the back of industry spin about the iPhone 7’s success, but there are actually no signs that the shiny toy is doing as well as the Tame Apple Press would have you believe.

Extreme Networks buys Zebra’s wireless LAN business for $55 million
Published in News


Wants to become a WLAN enterprise campus powerhouse

Extreme Networks has written a $55 million cheque to Zebra Technologies for its wireless LAN (WLAN) business in its bid to become an "enterprise campus powerhouse".

US Samsung Note 7 bans aimed at protecting Apple
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 15 September 2016 11:53

US Samsung Note 7 bans aimed at protecting Apple


Koreans think it is an over reaction

Korean experts are getting a little miffed at the way that the US government is handling Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 recall and is starting to suspect that it is an attempt to protect Apple.

Wall Street analyst says Intel chip better than Zen
Published in Processors


Cue the hate

A Wall Street analyst, with no thought to his personal safety, has dared to question what AMD fans have been telling us for ages – Zen will bring about peace on earth, cure cancer and above all give Intel a good kicking.

EU wants a minimum Internet download speed of 100Mbps
Published in News


By 2025

The European Commission wants “all European households” to have a minimum Internet download speed of 100Mbps+ by 2025, with businesses and the public sector being told to expect 1Gbps+.

China churning out wearables
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 13:35

China churning out wearables


Increase of 13.2 percent

Beancounters from IDC have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and decided that China shipped 9.54 million wearable devices in the second quarter of 2016.

Samsung is cursed
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 12:18

Samsung is cursed


The Gods have spoken and the ground shakes

Samsung appears to have hacked off the gods – first its Note 7 batteries start exploding and now the ground is literally being pulled from under its feet.

Oracle to give up on Java plug-in
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 12:14

Oracle to give up on Java plug-in


End of an error

Oracle has decided that keeping its Java plug-in for browsers is completely pointless.

iOS 10 bricks iPhones
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 11:40

iOS 10 bricks iPhones


Super cool new feature

Apple fanboys are rushing over themselves to download the latest iOS 10 operating system which has a unique new super, cool function which bricks their iPhone.