Apple disappoints with iPhone announcement
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 08 September 2016 11:33

Apple disappoints with iPhone announcement


Even the New York Times was unimpressed

Yesterday’s rally by the Apple Cargo Cult did nothing to improve the outfit’s outlook or give the world any new products to get excited about. In fact, it has effectively crippled itself for a year.

ARM supercomputer delayed
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 14:02

ARM supercomputer delayed


Not ready for 2020

Fujitsu's ARM-powered supercomputer, the Post-K, is not going to be ready for 2020 as planned.

US airforce moves to WIndows 10
Published in News
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 12:53

US airforce moves to WIndows 10


All ready by 2018

The United States airforce has decided to upgrade all of its systems to Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system by 31 January 2018,a year after the Department of Defense (DOD) is expected to complete its upgrade.

Apple and Foxconn consider going to India
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 12:19

Apple and Foxconn consider going to India


Get closer to the market

The dark satanic rumour mill is claiming that the fruity tax dodger Apple and its trampoline based supplier Foxconn are planning to set up shop in India.

DRAM prices go up
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 12:01

DRAM prices go up


Thanks to increased notebook demand


DRAM and NAND flash memory prices are forecast to increase in the fourth quarter of 2016, with contract prices for DRAM set to rise more than 10 percent.

Developers score revenge on Nintendo
Published in Games
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 11:01

Developers score revenge on Nintendo


The problem of fan games

Developers of the parody game No Mario’s Sky were somewhat miffed when they received a takedown notice from Nintendo.

LG shows off V20
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 10:51

LG shows off V20


5.7 fablet with Nougat

LG has unveiled its V20 smartphone which is a 5.7-inch handset and it’s the first phone to ship with Android Nougat.

Moore’s Law ain’t dead claims AMD
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 14:39

Moore’s Law ain’t dead claims AMD


It’s just resting

AMD CTO, Mark Papermaster, has told the world+dog that despite claims to the contrary Moore’s Law is not dead, it is getting better, and be going Vroom any day now.

Sony wants to get back into mobile gaming
Published in News
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 14:15

Sony wants to get back into mobile gaming


New titles arriving in Japan

Sony is hoping to pull its nadgers out of the fire with a batch of mobile games.

EE rolls out Cat 9
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 13:41

EE rolls out Cat 9


4G is cool for cats

EE has added Cat 9 capabilities to its 4G network and claims the new layer will keep smartphones 'faster on EE than any other UK network'.