EU outlaws planned obsolescence
Published in News
Monday, 20 August 2018 12:39

EU outlaws planned obsolescence


Products must be fixable

In a move which will have Apple clutching its bottom line in fear, the EU has decided to outlaw planned obsolescence and insist that all products must be fixable.

Apple store cleared after iPad explodes
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 20 August 2018 12:23

Apple store cleared after iPad explodes


Copying Samsung again

One of Apple’s cathedrals of delight in Amsterdam had to be cleared of the faithful after an iPad started to copy Samsung and exploded.

Apple pulls huge number of apps from China
Published in News


Can't risk offence to our Chinese masters

The fruity cargo cult Apple is so terrified of upsetting the Chinese government that it has pulled more than 25,000 apps from its store.

ARM aims to put fear of god into Intel
Published in News
Thursday, 16 August 2018 14:59

ARM aims to put fear of god into Intel


Claims it's ahead of the curve with 7 and 5nm

CPU design firm ARM has shown off its roadmap for the next two years with the hope that it will inspire terror inside Intel and attract renewed interest from laptop vendors.

Huawei beating Apple
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 12:09

Huawei beating Apple


Second biggest smartphone seller

The fruity cargo cult Apple is no longer the second biggest smartphone maker having been beaten by China’s Huawei.

Apple iPhone sales slump
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 11:52

Apple iPhone sales slump


But higher prices  still means Job's Mob still makes more money 

The Tame Apple Press is celebrating the fact that its favourite company managed to make more money in the third quarter. Apple’s revenues were up to $53.3 billion vs. $52.34 billion last year.

Samsung Electric profit growth slows
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 12:38

Samsung Electric profit growth slows


Surrender Tame Apple Press tells Samsung


Samsung Electronics posted its slowest quarterly profit growth in more than a year and the Tame Apple Press has put the boot in.

Apple to take the headphone jack out of iPad
Published in Mobiles


Rumours of less

The dark satanic rumour mill says Apple's upcoming iPad Pro models will feature slightly smaller bodies, a relocated Smart Connector, and no headphone jack.

Qualcomm QTL made extra $500 million
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 26 July 2018 13:54

Qualcomm QTL made extra $500 million


Partial payment from a disputed licensee

Qualcomm Technologies Licensing (QTL) has announced that a licensee in dispute with the company decided to pay it $500 million, something that heavily reflected on the QTL financial results for fiscal Q3 2018. This number goes on top of a good fiscal Q3 2018 where the company beat previous estimates.  

Apple's T2 security chip is causing problems for MacBook Pro and iMac Pro
Published in PC Hardware


Apple Security not just a problem for software

The Apple T2 chip, that enables things like secure boot, better-encrypted storage, and "Hey Siri" support may be causing issues in MacBook Pro and iMac Pro computers.