Apple updates its 12-inch Macbook
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 22:12

Apple updates its 12-inch Macbook


Gives it Core M Skylake CPUs and new color

Apple has rather silently updated its Macbook line by equipping it with new Intel Core M Skylake CPUs as well as the new fancy Rose Gold color option.

Intel will not get a big slice of iPhone 7
Published in Mobiles


Qualcomm still favoured

While it had been expected that Chipzilla was going to score a huge win by taking some of Qualcomm’s modem business, it looks like things might be a little more modest.

AMD getting design wins for Polaris
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 11:09

AMD getting design wins for Polaris


Apple and Sony sign up

AMD is rumoured to have won some key contracts for its forthcoming Polaris GPU.

Japanese earthquakes could damage IT supplies
Published in News


Sony plant damaged

The two major earthquakes rocked southern Japan this week damaging Sony's image sensor plant.

Apple freezes production for another quarter
Published in Mobiles


Has no hope for the iPhone SE

Remember how the Tame Apple Press told us that the world wanted to go back to small phones and that the iPhone SE would be a money spinner? It turns out that we were not the only ones who thought that idea was rubbish – Apple does not believe it either.

Apple expects your gear to be dead in three years
Published in News


It does not matter how much you paid

It might have cost you an arm and a leg, but Apple does not expect its shiny toys to last longer than three to four years.

Delete QuickTime now
Published in News
Friday, 15 April 2016 09:09

Delete QuickTime now


Government health warning

Forget Flash, Apple’s QuickTime videoplayer is so insecure it should be deleted from any PC unfortunate to have it, the US government has warned.

Apple invokes the ancient gods for car business
Published in News


Might have chosen the wrong ones

Apple has been trying to draft ancient gods into its cult to develop its self-driving car.  Like the car it might backfire badly.

Apple’s iPhone SE has a Bluetooth fault
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 11:36

Apple’s iPhone SE has a Bluetooth fault


Networking technology, Apple has heard of it

You would think that releasing a knock-off of an earlier model would save you having a few technical hitches but it appears that the Apple’s iPhone 5C clone the iPhone SE has a fault with its Bluetooth function.

PC shipments lowest since 2007
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 10:38

PC shipments lowest since 2007


9.6 per cent drop in a year

Beancounters at Gartner have been totting up some figures on a back of an envelope and reached the conclusion that PC shipments have dropped 9.6 percent.