HP patents reminder messages
Published in News
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 10:27

HP patents reminder messages


More HP sauce 

The maker of over-priced printer ink, HP, has just decided that it invented reminder messages and has scored itself a patent from the daft US Patent Office.

Angry old men patrol Japanese train stations
Published in Mobiles


Walking into smartphone users

Japan’s train stations are seeing a new form of vigilante – grumpy old men who don’t like people using smartphones.

Five stupid thieves arrested in daring $590,000 iPhone heist
Published in Mobiles


That is only about a dozen phones


Five extremely stupid Romanians carried out a daring raid from a moving truck to steal $590,000 worth of iPhones.

Nvidia creates external GPU
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 05:00

Nvidia creates external GPU


Liked AMD's version so much it thought it would invent it too

AMD attracted a bit of attention when it showed off it external GPU system a while back – so much good press it appeared that Nvidia thought "we should have something like that".

BT offers $778 million to sort out rural broadband
Published in News


For 10Mbps target


BT has offered to invest up to 600 million English pounds ($778 million in green backs ) to provide faster broadband services to remote parts of the country.

Chipzilla is no longer king
Published in Processors
Monday, 31 July 2017 14:15

Chipzilla is no longer king


We now must submit to our new Samsung overlord

After 20 years of being the number chipmaker, Intel is no longer  the top monster.

Apple surrenders and agrees to pay Nokia
Published in News


Pays $2 billion that it owed.

It appears that all that rubbish that Apple spouted about the former rubber boot maker Nokia was completely untrue and the fruity-cargo cult has written a cheque for $2 billion dollars to provide the Finns with the money they are owed.

Windows Subsystem for Linux is out of beta
Published in News


Vole goes cross platform

Early adopters on the Windows Insider program will notice that Windows Subsystem for Linux is no longer marked as a beta feature as of Insider build 16251.

Apple helps Chinese spy on fanboys
Published in News
Monday, 31 July 2017 12:57

Apple helps Chinese spy on fanboys


What are friends for?

The fruity-cargo cult Apple has aligned itself with the Chinese government against its users.

Flash needs to be open sauce
Published in News
Monday, 31 July 2017 06:00

Flash needs to be open sauce


Otherwise a lot of history will disappear

A petition is asking Adobe to release Flash into the hands of the open-source community.