NAND price bubble continues to inflate
Published in News
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 11:00

NAND price bubble continues to inflate


Phison Electronics warns things will get worse


NAND flash prices have been inflating excessively lately and Phison Electronics chairman Khein Seng Pua warned that prices are set to go up again in the third quarter as end-market demand surges.

PC makers hike prices
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:25

PC makers hike prices


Components getting pricey


PC vendors are jacking up their prices as part costs, including display panels, DRAM, SSDs, Li batteries are getting more expensive.

Intel cuts prices to see off Ryzen competition
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 11:20

Intel cuts prices to see off Ryzen competition


Yep it really is going to be competition


There are signs that Intel is scared of AMD's new Ryzen and is slashing prices on its chips in a bid to take it on a bit.

Intel aiming to push Qualcomm out of the iPhone
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 12:05

Intel aiming to push Qualcomm out of the iPhone


No really


The Tame Apple Press, which has turned on Qualcomm of late for daring to stand up to Jobs’ Mob, is putting about a story that Intel is going to take over all Apple’s modem work.

Jobs’ Mob considers price cut on Apple Music
Published in News
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 12:44

Jobs’ Mob considers price cut on Apple Music


Too much competition

Fruity, tax-dodging, cargo cult Apple is slowly realising that its Apple Music streaming product is about as popular as the Boston Strangler.

Oculus Rift controllers will cost $200
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 22 September 2016 12:56

Oculus Rift controllers will cost $200


Prices getting silly

The pricing for the Oculus Rift’s Touch controllers has always been up in the air, but now it seems that we finally have a price tag and it is not cheap.

iPhone 7 in pricing shock
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 09 September 2016 11:04

iPhone 7 in pricing shock


Apple gets revenge on EU by cutting off its nose to spite its face

The fruity tax dodger Apple is taking out a weird revenge on Europe for making it pay tax – it is forcing European fanboys to pay more for its iPhone 7s.

Blackberry reduces the pricey Priv again
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 12 August 2016 14:30

Blackberry reduces the pricey Priv again


Testing a lower price band

Blackberry has finally reduced the price of its first android device, the Priv in a move which could be designed to clear stock or an admission that the price was too high in the first place.

Asus releases "budget friendly" GTX 1080 Turbo
Published in Graphics


But will not say how budget friendly

The whole press release thing is getting rather silly. ASUS is announcing a non-reference GTX 1080 Turbo card which it says will be cheaper than GTX 1080 Founders Edition but is refusing to say how much cheaper.

Oculus Rift boss justifies higher price
Published in Wearables
Monday, 05 October 2015 10:14

Oculus Rift boss justifies higher price


$350 you should be so Luckey

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey has been justifying punters having to pay more than the expected $350 price for the Oculus Rift headset.