Apple’s crisis has revealed more user assault and battery
Published in Mobiles

One of the reasons why Apple is a closed company

Apple’s decision to allow an app to show battery life on its iPhones might stave off class suits but has revealed another reason for the company’s secret nature.

Google does not innovate any more
Published in Wearables

Yegge scrambles, rants, quits and rants 

A Google engineer who gained popularity after his rant on Google+ went viral has  announced he has left Google, because the outfit does not innovate any more.

UK and France ally over AI
Published in News

Brexit backdoor remaining

While the UK government is frantically trying to show that it is really about Brexit, it is apparently doing deals with the French on artificial intelligence, data, cybersecurity, digital government and tech skills.

Telcos want Congress to draft net neutrality laws
Published in News


Worried it would have to deal with lots of state laws

AT&T has ordered its Republican minions in Congress to draft some net neutrality laws to fight off state laws which are being written now.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Unpacked event scheduled for February 25th
Published in Mobiles

Official invites sent out

Samsung has officially sent out invites for its next Unpacked event scheduled for February 25th, just a day before the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, where the company is expected to unveil its newest flagship, the Galaxy S9.

Qualcomm snaps China big six in 5G NR
Published in Mobiles

Lenovo, Oppo, vivo, Xiaomi, ZTE and Wingtech devices in 2019

Qualcomm just announced in Beijing that together with Lenovo, OPPO, vivo, Xiaomi, ZTE and Wingtech, commercial availability of standard-compliant 5G New Radio (NR) devices is to be expected in 2019.

Social media is injurious to your health
Published in News

Tax Twitter and Facebook?

The CEO of Salesforce thinks that social media  should be treated as severely as some countries treat smoking tobacco, he said today at the World Economic Forum in exclusive Swiss resort Davos.

Qualcomm QCC5100 to revolutionize ear buds
Published in Wearables

Noise canceling, biometrics, HQ and no wires

The Qualcomm acquisition of CSR is definitely paying off, it all leads to a cut the cord strategy that includes audio.

Nvidia cannot stop partners selling to miners
Published in Graphics

But will sure try

It was cute to see everyone covering the fact that Nvidia is up in arms against (r) etailers who are selling to miners. Unfortunately, there is hardly anything Nvidia can do to stop the trend.

AMD hires ex-Nvidia man + 1 to replace Raja Koduri
Published in Graphics

Rayfield runs the RTG, David Wang engineering

Before anyone jumps the gun claiming that Mike Rayfield, the newly promoted Senior Vice President and General Manager of AMD Radeon Technologies Group (RTG) is ex Micron, we wanted to point out that he used to run Tegra for Nvidia before. The man who will replace Raja Koduri’s engineering talents comes from ATI and Synaptics. David Wang is now Senior Vice President of Engineering at RTG.