Apple helped run Uber out of China
Published in News
Thursday, 04 August 2016 12:00

Apple helped run Uber out of China


Hard to find a good guy in this story

Apple's billion dollar investment in car-hailing app Didi Chuxing in May helped kick Uber out of China.

Samsung pledges to keep large screen smartphones mainstream
Published in Mobiles


Smaller screens are done

Samsung Electronics Mobile Communications Business President Koh Dong-jin said the company will work to keep the large screen smartphone in the mainstream, despite claims that Apple’s attempts to bring smaller screens back have had some small success.

Intel goes for visual depth
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 04 August 2016 11:41

Intel goes for visual depth


HTC Vive gets the horn

An Intel engineer has tweeted some details about some details of an interesting VR project that Chipzilla is working on.

IFixit tears down new Xbox One S
Published in Games
Thursday, 04 August 2016 11:37

IFixit tears down new Xbox One S


Priced at $399

iFixit has voided its Xbox one warranty to see what is under the bonnet of the new games console and found all sorts of surprises.

The rise of the Linux botnets
Published in News
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 13:57

The rise of the Linux botnets


Who says botnets are just for stupid Windows people?

Kaspersky Lab is warning that the Linux botnet is not only a thing but it's a thing on the rise.

HTC drops down the loo
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 12:35

HTC drops down the loo


Trouble just got worse

Troubled mobile phone maker HTC has just found that its woes have become a lot worse.

EA earns a bomb
Published in Games
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 12:02

EA earns a bomb


Surprise profit

Electronic Arts has surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street by reporting an unexpected first-quarter profit, thanks to increased downloads of its games.

Windows 10 anniversary edition is with us
Published in News
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 11:49

Windows 10 anniversary edition is with us

 Get out the bunting

A year after the release of Windows 10, Microsoft has released its Anniversary Update which is the first major update to the company's desktop operating system.

Samsung sings its seventh Note
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 11:29

Samsung sings its seventh Note


And opens another seal of the apocalypse

Samsung has officially launched the Galaxy Note 7 which has many of the features from last year’s Note 5 with the design and waterproofing of this year’s S7 Edge.

Google pushes out Chrome 52 for Android
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 11:12

Google pushes out Chrome 52 for Android


Two weeks after the PC version

Search engine outfit Google has finally got around to launching the Android verson of its latest Chrome browser.