Work begins on PS4 Pro
Published in Games
Monday, 26 September 2016 14:10

Work begins on PS4 Pro


Ready for November 10

Foxconn and Pegatron have begun production of the PlayStation 4 Pro.

VR Smartphones and tablets to grow
Published in News
Monday, 26 September 2016 14:08

VR Smartphones and tablets to grow


Fourth quarter will see a boom

The numbers of VR-enabled smartphones and tablets, as well as shipments of VR devices bundled with gaming consoles or PCs will grow like topsy in the fourth quarter.

Samsung jacks up its memory
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 26 September 2016 12:47

Samsung jacks up its memory


Thanks for the memories

Samsung is about to jack 6 MB of RAM under the bonnet of a midrange phone.

Apple fanboys drill into their iPhone 7s
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 26 September 2016 12:41

Apple fanboys drill into their iPhone 7s


Some people are too thick to live

YouTube meanies played a cruel trick on people stupid enough to upgrade their iPhone 7s by telling them a "secret hack" to get a headphone jack which involved drilling into the phone.

iPhone 7 disappoints the credible reviewers
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 23 September 2016 12:37

iPhone 7 disappoints the credible reviewers


Poor battery life, tired design

While you may not be aware of it, Apple’s most expensive iPhone ever, the iPhone 7, is getting poor reviews – at least among those reviewers who take their job seriously and don't adopt the missionary position when it comes to Jobs' Mob.

Apple buys machine learning team
Published in News
Friday, 23 September 2016 12:34

Apple buys machine learning team


Wants a data snuffler

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has just written a check for an Indian data snuffler called Tuplejump.

MediaTek to release two TSMC 10nm chips
Published in Processors
Friday, 23 September 2016 12:30

MediaTek to release two TSMC 10nm chips


Intel not even there

While Chipzilla has admitted it can’t build a 10nm chip, Mediatek is planning to release two of them using TSMC’s process.

Some high-profile exploding Note 7 cases are bogus
Published in Mobiles


Nearly a third are are made up

Earlier this week we upset a lot of people by questioning how many of these so called exploding Samsung Note 7 cases were true. Samsung said that so far it has had 26 high profile cases which have proved to be false.

Teen jail breaks iPhone 7 in a day
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 23 September 2016 12:20

Teen jail breaks iPhone 7 in a day


Harder to hack but still a doddle.

Despite the usual security claims from Apple that its iPhone 7 is “the best, most advanced iPhone ever” it is still a doddle to hack.

Oculus Rift secretly funds Donald Trump
Published in Wearables
Friday, 23 September 2016 12:17

Oculus Rift secretly funds Donald Trump


Founder finances anti-Clinton defamation campaign

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, has backed a pro-Trump political organisation called Nimble America that is dedicated to "shitposting" and spreading inflammatory memes about Hillary Clinton.