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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.

While putting the boot into US tech why doesn’t the EU fine Apple too?
Published in Mobiles


Comment: It does the same sort of thing

The European Commission had solid antitrust reasons for fining Google $5 billion for violations including the bundling of certain apps with the Android operating system, but from a consumer's point of view it should also be gunning for Jobs’ Mob.

Microsoft leaps seconds ahead of Apple
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 19 July 2018 10:42

Microsoft leaps seconds ahead of Apple


It seems to have better developers

While the fruity cargo cult Apple's software developers have difficulty making software which can handle daylight saving and moving time zones, Microsoft is looking at introducing leap-seconds to its operating system.

Apple's new MacBook is so hot it has to be throttled
Published in PC Hardware


High powered chip is a complete waste of cash

The Tame Apple Press has been singing the praises of Apple’s latest 15-inch MacBook Pro refresh with the Core i9-8950HK six-core processor crammed inside, but what Apple fanboys are not being told is that the chip gets so hot that it has to be throttled.

Apple experiencing hard times in India
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 17 July 2018 11:55

Apple experiencing hard times in India


And it will not reduce its prices

After Apple failed to make a significant dent in China, it looked to the more populous India to make up the cash. However there are indications that all is not well in the ancient land.