Apple’s money man questions its numbers
Published in News
Monday, 16 September 2019 11:34

Appleā€™s money man questions its numbers


Goldman Sachs analyst sais Apple TV be low margin

Fruity cargo-cult Apple has had a very public bust-up after its own Wall Street analyst questioned the numbers behind its Apple TV+ streaming service.

Apple falls out with Disney
Published in News
Monday, 16 September 2019 11:24

Apple falls out with Disney


There can be only one Mickey Mouse outfit when it comes to streaming

Disney CEO and close friend of Steve Jobs,  Bob Iger has fallen out with Apple and quit its board of directors, Apple said in an SEC filing on Friday.

VW wants to create its own glorious operating system
Published in Transportation


Which will last a thousand years

Adolf Hitler's favourite car company, VW is developing a car operating system which will have Lebensraum across all its vehicles.

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.