You can't beat a Dell this quarter
Published in News
Friday, 31 March 2017 13:01

You can't beat a Dell this quarter


Say hello to strong results


Dell reported strong fiscal fourth-quarter results that will have knock on effects for HP and other tech firms.

There's a daft claim about Intel's modem success
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Analyst’s thinks it can sell outside Apple

Susquehanna Financial Group, analyst Christopher Rolland has made the bizarre claim that Intel’s partnership with the fruity cargo-cult Apple will mean that it will become a key mobile modem player.

Asustek misses Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 31 March 2017 12:35

Asustek misses Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835


ZenFone will be delayed


Asustek will be delaying its its fourth-generation ZenFone until June or July after failing to get its paws on Qualcomm's 10nm Snapdragon 835 processor and not wanting to use the older-generation Snapdragon 821.

Verizon starts spying on its customers
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Friday, 31 March 2017 12:32

Verizon starts spying on its customers


Thanks Donald


Within days of Congress repealing online privacy protections, Verizon is installing software on customers’ devices to track what apps customers have downloaded.

Nintendo switch back-up horror stories arrive
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You probably were not expecting this


When the Nintendo Switch arrived, we pointed out that there is no way to externally back up game save data stored on the system and this would lead to all sorts of headaches.

Mobile phones kill pedestrians
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 31 March 2017 12:14

Mobile phones kill pedestrians


Darwin in motion


The US is mulling over a report which indicates that the pedestrian deaths are the highest since records were started to be kept and the belief is that smartphones are to blame.

Huawei growth slows
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 31 March 2017 12:09

Huawei growth slows


Profits up only 0.4 percent

Chinese telecom equipment and smartphone maker Huawei Technologies is seeing its growth slow to its lowest levels since 2011.

Toshiba shareholders approve NAND flash sale
Published in News


Turning flash into a load of old Tosh

Toshiba shareholders have approved a proposal to split off the Japanese company's prized NAND flash memory unit.

Boffins send lemonade on the internet
Published in News
Thursday, 30 March 2017 12:15

Boffins send lemonade on the internet


When life gives you Apple, make lemonade


A group of researchers at the University of Singapore has worked out a way that it can convince you that you're drinking lemonade and can send it virtually over the internet.

US FCC cancels broadband subsidies for poor people
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Let them eat cake


All those poor US people on the breadline who voted for Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump might be a little surprised to find their internet subsidy cut off.