Smartphone shipments to fall further
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 03 June 2016 11:52

Smartphone shipments to fall further


So much for iPhone 7 and small screens saving Apple’s bacon

Any hopes that the Smartphone industry will pull out of its woes this year have been dashed by the latest IDC report.

University shooting was over code
Published in News
Friday, 03 June 2016 11:33

University shooting was over code


Hell hath no fury like a “wronged” developer

The man who fatally shot a UCLA professor in his office before turning the gun on himself was a developer who thought his teacher had nicked his code.

Apple Pay is the Apple III of finance
Published in News
Friday, 03 June 2016 11:05

Apple Pay is the Apple III of finance


We told you so


While the Tame Apple Press claimed that Apple’s moves into the finance world with its Apple Pay service would be “game-changing” “super” and “great” we had grave doubts it would make much impact – it looks like we were right.

Intel does not think you need a GPU for HPC
Published in Graphics


Nvidia is losing ground to the coprocessor

Nvidia might have scored a few wins by touting its GPU’s in the HPC market, but it is starting to lose ground to the co-processor, according to Intel’s Diane Bryant.

Apple too late to build a car
Published in News
Thursday, 02 June 2016 14:03

Apple too late to build a car


Will not be ready until 2020

Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk thinks that Apple started too late to be a direct competitor in the car market until 2020.

Server market slumps
Published in News
Thursday, 02 June 2016 13:45

Server market slumps


3.6 per cent less than last year

Beancounters working for IDC have been adding up some numbers and reached the conclusion that the worldwide server market is experienced a year-on-year revenue slump of 3.6 percent in the first quarter.

Intel strikes lucky with Thunderbolt at last
Published in Network


Thanks to USB type C

After years of Intel failing to convincing people that Thunderbolt has a use, the tech finally appears to be taking off.

Gigabyte claims Xtreme Gaming is a philosophy
Published in Games


Wants to get deeper into gaming

Gigabyte says its Xtreme Gaming-series is part of a philosophy to cultivate deeper relationships in the gaming market.

Most phishing emails are ransomware
Published in News
Thursday, 02 June 2016 12:06

Most phishing emails are ransomware


Because ID theft is too much like hard work

A new report suggests that about 93 percent of all phishing emails contained encryption ransomware.

Super Gates takes on AI
Published in News
Thursday, 02 June 2016 11:21

Super Gates takes on AI


When he is not fighting evil mosquitoes

When he is not battling the evil mosquito, Sir William Gates III is apparently working on AI in his secret lab.