Intel supply problems confirmed
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 27 September 2018 15:19

Intel supply problems confirmed


More suppliers told that there is a shortage

Another suppler has been told that there is a shortage of Intel chips, just as competition between Chipzilla and AMD heats up.

Windows 10 installed on over 700 million active devices
Published in News


Does not say how many are now inactive as a result

Software King of the World Microsoft has told the assorted throngs at at its Ignite 2018 conference, that Windows 10 has been installed on over 700 million active devices.

Oculus Quest will be out next Spring
Published in IoT
Thursday, 27 September 2018 14:47

Oculus Quest will be out next Spring


Wireless but you can move around more

Oculus has announced that its new headset, the Oculus Quest, will be a $399 standalone virtual reality headset and launch in the spring of 2019.

New iPhones have poor battery life
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 27 September 2018 11:28

New iPhones have poor battery life


It looks like you don't get what you pay for


While the Tame Apple Press emphasised the fact that its new iPhones would have superior battery performance as a reason for paying inflated prices for the new iPhones, it appears that it might have been untrue.

iPhone sales will continue to fall
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 12:23

iPhone sales will continue to fall


Dance of the dying cash cow


Despite what is written in the Tame Apple Press, smart money is predicting that sales of iPhone will continue to fall over the next year.

TSMC to set up new fab
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 12:05

TSMC to set up new fab


New packaging for its back end

TSMC is attempting to get approval to build a new advanced packaging Fab in Taiwan.

UK watchdog growls at airtime packages
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 11:44

UK watchdog growls at airtime packages


Status quo means you can end up paying after contract expiry

UK telecom watchdog, Ofcom has growled at telco's for setting up rather nasty contracts which people continue to pay long after they have expired.

Tech prices go up in the US
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 11:22

Tech prices go up in the US


Trump weighted tariffs start to bite

President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s tariffs have started to affect the price of tech goods across the pond.

AMD will take a third of the desktop
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 11:15

AMD will take a third of the desktop


Intel has blinked.

AMD may regain 30 percent of global desktop CPU market share in the fourth quarter of 2018 as Intel continues to lose ground.

EU needs to develop battery cells
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 11:04

EU needs to develop battery cells


German Chancellor says the industry needs leg room

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that the European Union needs to develop its own battery cell production to secure its role in the automotive industry as it shifts to electric mobility.