Stallman defends himself over Epstein comments
Published in News
Monday, 16 September 2019 10:55

Stallman defends himself over Epstein comments


Not really what I said

Open saucy messiah Richard Stallman has found himself in a bit of a mess after he was quoted as defending Marvin Minsky's association with dead sex-pest Jeffrey Epstein.

Debt collectors hounding your Facebook friends
Published in News
Monday, 16 September 2019 10:37

Debt collectors hounding your Facebook friends


21st-century tactics

Debt collectors have started hassling debtors' Facebook friends in a bid to put pressure on them to pay up.

Boffins create most advanced carbon nanotube chip
Published in PC Hardware


Still can't run Halo

A team of MIT boffins has been showing off the world's most advanced chip set that's made from carbon nanotubes.

High Dynamic Range (HDR) is a stupid waste
Published in News
Monday, 16 September 2019 10:16

High Dynamic Range (HDR) is a stupid waste


Says the bloke who bought us Nine Lives

Barry Sonnenfeld, director of the "Men in Black" series, "Get Shorty" and most recently Netflix's "Series of Unfortunate Events", says 8K is "only good for sports" and High Dynamic Range (HDR) is "stupid" and "a waste."

Fastest Android phone on the market?
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 13 September 2019 11:53

Fastest Android phone on the market?


ASUS makes the claim

The latest phone from Asus is being touted as the fastest phone in the world.

Huawei sells Matebooks with Linux
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 13 September 2019 11:47

Huawei sells Matebooks with Linux


2019 is the year of the Linux notebook don't ya know?

Huawei is now flogging the Matebook 13, Matebook 14, and Matebook X Pro in China with Deepin Linux preinstalled.

Hurd takes medical leave from Oracle
Published in News
Thursday, 12 September 2019 13:16

Hurd takes medical leave from Oracle


As the company misses Wall Street expectations 

Oracle Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd would be taking medical leave as the business software maker posted first-quarter revenue that missed Wall Street expectations.

iPhone 11 triggers fear of holes phobia
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 12 September 2019 13:03

iPhone 11 triggers fear of holes phobia


While is why Blackburn in Lancashire is deserted 

People with a fear of small holes have claimed the design of Apple's iPhone 11 Pro is triggering their phobia.

Microsoft's racist twitter bot gets Swift response
Published in News


Claimed it used her name in vain

Apple fangirl Taylor Swift sued Microsoft over a racist AI chatbot which used twitter.

UK business clueless about wi-fi vulnerabilities
Published in News
Thursday, 12 September 2019 12:01

UK business clueless about wi-fi vulnerabilities


Most have suffered a wi-fi breach

A survey of 1,075 UK workers in full or part-time employment, carried out by technology services provider Probrand.co.uk has revealed that the majority (72 percent) of companies who suffered a data breach in the last year found that the network infiltration came from an unsecured wireless device, such as a printer, scanner, mobile phone or laptop connected to their Wi-Fi network.