Topsy deal was part of Apple’s secret Google war
Published in Mobiles


Former Topsy boss has a theory

Apple has finally pulled the plug on an outfit it spent $200 million on two years ago, and the former director of that company, Topsy, Aaron Hayes-Roth has a theory about how Jobs’ Mob got value for money on the deal.

Hacker Hotz builds a driverless car
Published in News
Thursday, 17 December 2015 10:44

Hacker Hotz builds a driverless car


Hacks his own car to do it

The bloke who was the first to jail break the iPhone, George Hotz hacked his own car to turn it into a self-driving vehicle.

Apple furious that Google is beating it in the classroom
Published in Mobiles


7/10 must try harder

It is no secret that Apple is being kicked out of the education market by Google, and Jobs’ Mob CEO Tim Cook is furious about it.

Chromebooks are major disrupter
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 10 December 2015 09:47

Chromebooks are major disrupter


ABI Research figures

New research shows that the notebook market is being disrupted by the increased take-up in chromebooks.

Android inventor planning smartphone business
Published in News
Thursday, 03 December 2015 11:27

Android inventor planning smartphone business


Return to the industry

The bloke credited with inventing Android is about to get back into the mobile industry with a smartphone company of his own.

Tablet doom will harm Android
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 03 December 2015 11:08

Tablet doom will harm Android


Microsoft should be happy

Beancounters at IDC claim that the decline of tablets will harm Android but prop up the windows operating system

Ballmer says Windows should support Android apps
Published in Mobiles


Quietly commenting on the side lines

The shy and retired former Microsoft CEO Steve “there is a kind of hush” Ballmer has suggested that his former company has called for Redmond to make its windows software run android apps.

Imagination comes up with new IoT development board
Published in Motherboards


Creator Ci40 for smart home hubs, robots and other connected devices

Imagination Technologies close to releasing its new development board to help hardware designers connect smart devices to the Internet.

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.

OnePlus admits to having a dodgy USB Type-C cable
Published in News


Not to spec

OnePlus has admitted to designing a dodgy USB Type-C cable in what might be the first high-profile case.