Apple's success was because Jobs had problems
Published in Mobiles


He hated being outsmugged by Microsoft so he stole its tablet 

The messiah of the fruity cargo-cult, Steve Jobs, apparently was only interested in hacking off a single Microsoft executive when he stole the idea for the tablet and the smartphone.

Big Tech tries to butter up Trump again
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 11:48

Big Tech tries to butter up Trump again


Not Zuckerburg or Musk


Some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley descended on the White House yesterday for the first meeting of the American Technology Council.

Surface laptop is a monstrosity
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 19 June 2017 11:44

Surface laptop is a monstrosity


IFixit tear down gives it zero points


Microsoft’s Surface laptop is a glue filled monstrosity which is designed to be thrown away the moment something goes wrong, according to iFixit.

Microsoft unveils Xbox One X at E3 2017 show
Published in Games


US $499 priced console with serious punch

During its E3 2017 press conference, Microsoft has unveiled its upcoming new console, the Xbox One X. Described by Microsoft as "the world's most powerful console", the US $499 priced Xbox One X packs some serious punch with AMD CPU and GPU.

Big five tech companies gutted in Black Friday
Published in News

Lost $97.5 billion in market value

The big five technology firms - Apple , Google, Microsoft , Facebook and Amazon - lost more than $97.5 billion in market value, sending Wall Street into a bit of a panic.

Microsoft finds bug in Intel ME
Published in Processors
Friday, 09 June 2017 12:15

Microsoft finds bug in Intel ME


There is even malware exploiting it

Microsoft's security team has come across a malware family that uses Intel's Active Management Technology (AMT) Serial-over-LAN (SOL) interface as a file transfer tool.

Microsoft hits back against Russian Kaspersky
Published in News


We are perfectly legal


Software King of the World Microsoft has hit back at the anti-virus outfit Kaspersky’s complaint to the EU.

Kaspersky sues Microsoft over Windows 10
Published in News
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 12:06

Kaspersky sues Microsoft over Windows 10


Microsoft has been playing monopoly again

Russian security software maker Kaspersky Lab has filed antitrust complaints against Microsoft with the European Commission and the German federal cartel office.

Ballmer says tech companies should be like basketball teams
Published in News


Funded by a loudmouth screaming on the sidelines


The shy and retired former Microsoft boss Steve “there’s a kind of hush” Ballmer said that the IT industry can learn a lot from professional sports.

Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835 has incredible standby
Published in Notebooks


Four to five times better than some Intel

Qualcomm talked a bit here at the Computex show about  Snapdragon 835 running Windows, and we had a chance to see a demo and chat with Qualcomm’s Don McGuire VP of product marketing and Pete Bernard, a Principal Group Program Manager partner and customer engagement R&D chap at Microsoft.