Apple’s cloud disaster
Published in News
Thursday, 24 March 2016 11:04

Apple’s cloud disaster


Blaming Obama now

Fruity Cargo cult Apple has spent billions trying to build its own cloud structure and failed and rather than question its own networking competence it is blaming the government.

Alphabet to flog off part of its robot arm
Published in News

Alphabet, the search outfit formally known as Google, as placed part of its robotics division, up for sale.

Amazon brings back encryption on Fire
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 07 March 2016 10:40

Amazon brings back encryption on Fire


All part of Apple's PR wars 

After firing encryption from its Fire Tablets, the online bookseller, Amazon has bought it back after customers complained.

Windows tablets are doing well
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 12:52

Windows tablets are doing well


Microsoft only bright spot in tablet market

For years Microsoft held a torch for the tablet even while everyone else mocked them. When Apple turned the concept into a gimmick and everyone bought one, Microsoft was mocked for not really understanding the tablet.

Amazon misses Wall Street Expectations
Published in News
Friday, 29 January 2016 11:42

Amazon misses Wall Street Expectations


Tiny profit margins

Amazon announced a pretty good quarterly result and immediately suffered from a bad case of falling shares because the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street think that its profit margins are too thin.

VMWare cuts jobs on cloudy results
Published in News
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 12:13

VMWare cuts jobs on cloudy results


Looks like the sky really wasn’t cloud’s limit

While the Cloud is supposed to be the savour of big computing, VMWare, which should be doing well is actually suffering.

Amazon sells its own brand of chips
Published in Processors
Thursday, 07 January 2016 12:06

Amazon sells its own brand of chips


Right to bare ARMS

Online book seller Amazon is selling its own brand of ARM-based computer chips.

Microsoft beating Apple in tablets
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 12:08

Microsoft beating Apple in tablets


Marketing failure


Figures are starting to appear that Apple’s iron grip on the keyboardless netbook market has been lost to its old enemy Microsoft.

Asetek loses its cool over AMD Fury
Published in Graphics
Monday, 07 December 2015 11:13

Asetek loses its cool over AMD Fury


Cease and Desist could create shortage


Liquid cooler supplier Asetek is furious over AMD’s liquid-cooled R9 Fury X and had its lawyers rattle off a cease and desist order.

Amazon.com has a great deal on Motorola-made Nexus 6
Published in Mobiles


Drops 32GB version to US $200, 64GB to US $260

Amazon.com currently sell Google's previous flagship Motorola-made Nexus 6 smartphone for a rather incredible US $200 for the 32GB and US $260 for the 64GB version.