Hedge fund to replace Yuppie moneymen with AI
Published in News


Couldn’t happen to a nicer breed of people


While most people are worried about blue collar jobs being replaced by robots, it looks like the white collar money men have more to fear.

Worst, most expensive, pointless, tastless smartphone appears
Published in Mobiles


Iphone 7 compresses more suck than a Dyson

If you had to come up with the world’s worst phone you would have to put the money trapping iPhone 7 close to the top of the list.

Will the Apple Time Lords stuff New Year's Eve?
Published in Mobiles


We can but hope

Apple’s brightest and best software developers will be spending New Year’s Eve with their fingers crossed that their sensational ability to programme will not be questioned by millions of users as 2017 dawns.

Feature phone users are a weird bunch
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 23 December 2016 13:50

Feature phone users are a weird bunch

 
Dinosaurs yes, broke no

A new survey pours cold water on the myth that people use feature phones because they can't afford a smartphone.

Apple’s battery woes spread
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 23 December 2016 12:11

Apple’s battery woes spread


New upgrades make unaffected iPhone 6s sick


Apple seems to be serious in its cunning plan to get users to update to the iPhone 7, by issuing an update which was supposed to fix a problem with the iPhone 6s battery but actually spread the problem instead.

Virtual personal assistants will do a fifth of your smartphone's work
Published in Mobiles


Gartner dusts off its Crystal balls 

The divination unit of Gartner group has been dusting off its crystal balls for its solstice predictions and decided that by 2019, a fifth of all user interactions with the smartphone will take place via virtual personal assistants (VPAs).

Games market is booming
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Friday, 23 December 2016 11:49

Games market is booming


Worth $91 billion this year


Games generated $91 billion worldwide in 2016, according to a report from beancounters at SuperData Research who have been adding up some numbers on Christmas Party napkins.

Note 7 fiasco shows the scale of the failure of other brands
Published in Mobiles


10 percent of Note 7s are still outclassing rivals


After two months of an official global recall more one in ten of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 are still in use but they are still beating the competition

Twitter is toast
Published in News
Thursday, 22 December 2016 13:05

Twitter is toast


Analysts finally start speaking like Fudzilla


It has taken a while, but we are finally getting analysts to describe situations in the way we do. Trip Chowdhry, the managing director of equity research at Global Equities Research shocked the market when he described Twitter as being "toast".

Google employee sues over evil NDA
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Thursday, 22 December 2016 13:02

Google employee sues over evil NDA


Being part of the Empire is no fun

An ex-Google product manager has sued Google over its confidentiality policies on the grounds they violate California labour laws and involve spying on staff.