Xiaomi misses sales targets by 10 million
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 15 January 2016 13:03

Xiaomi misses sales targets by 10 million


But what is 10 million between friends?

The Western Press is having a field day after Xiaomi failed to meet its rather ambitious target of flogging 80 million handsets in 2015.

PCs can't get a break
Published in News
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 12:26

PCs can't get a break


Strong US dollar to blame, amongst other things

Worldwide PC shipments dropped 8.3 percent in the fourth quarter which was the worst sales have been since 2008, beancounters at Gartner Group said.

Huawei expects sales boost
Published in News
Thursday, 31 December 2015 10:59

Huawei expects sales boost


Predicts 35 per cent boost

One of the world's largest telecom equipment makers Huawei claims it will to post a 35 percent jump in sales revenue for 2015, thanks to a strong performance across its business platforms.

Iphone sales drying up
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 29 December 2015 12:09

Iphone sales drying up


Apple orders less from suppliers

While the Tame Apple Press is writing yearly reviews which claim that Jobs’ Mob cleaned everyone’s clock this year, it appears that sales of its only remaining “growing” product is slumping.

Blackberry plans second privy
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 23 December 2015 12:57

Blackberry plans second privy


Another Andorid phone coming out next year

Blackberry has releasing a second version of the Android-based Priv smartphone next year having decided that people are drawn to appliances that sound like they should be connected to toilets [worked for Nintendo.ed] .

Xiaomi might miss sales targets
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 17 December 2015 13:51

Xiaomi might miss sales targets


Still did pretty well

Xiaomi chairman Lei Jun’s prediction of his company selling 80 million to 100 million smartphones in 2015 might not be coming about after all.

Apple iPhone losing ground to Android
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 10 December 2015 11:47

Apple iPhone losing ground to Android


The dream is over


For a while now we have been warning that Apple is losing ground in pretty much all its business sectors but now it seems some figures are confirming it.

More doom for PC market
Published in News
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 11:17

More doom for PC market


IDC predicts only minor recovery next year

Beancounters at IDC have poured cold water on hopes that the PC market will do better next year.

PlayStation 4 sales surpass 30.2 million
Published in Games
Thursday, 26 November 2015 08:59

PlayStation 4 sales surpass 30.2 million


Worldwide numbers

Sony has confirmed that it has sold more than sold more than 30.2 million PlayStation 4  consoles

Bethesda’s Fallout 4 sold 12 million
Published in Games
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 10:34

Bethesda’s Fallout 4 sold 12 million


More than $750 million in a day

Post-apocalyptic Fallout 4 game has sold 12 million copies in just 24 hours. The Call of Duty Black Ops 3  generated $550 million in 72 hours and fell to second place on the 2015 best seller list.