Microsoft plans to take control of VR without making a headset
Published in Wearables


Windows Holographic devices coming 'in months'


While many had expected Microsoft’s mixed reality devices to be years away, Redmond is telling the world that the first gear should be in the shops in a few months.

Slow Apple iPhone “innovations” get slower
Published in Mobiles


Its escargot has just got up and went

The fruity cargo cult Apple appears to have admitted that its iPhone cash-cow is ready for the meat works and is slowing down its production cycle to once every three years.

Samsung makes postage stamp-sized Flash SSD
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 12:04

Samsung makes postage stamp-sized Flash SSD


Up to 512GB of NAND flash


Samsung has begun mass producing a new SSD which is smaller than a postage stamp.

Panasonic surrenders LCD screen making to Sharp
Published in Graphics


TVs will use other manufacturers’ materials

Panasonic has given up making LCD panels for televisions because the price competition has become a little too steep.

Atari gets into the Internet of Things
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 11:56

Atari gets into the Internet of Things


There is a pong in the Internet fridge

Legendary games maker Atari is getting into the Internet of Things.

Microsoft sells 1,500 patents to Xiaomi
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 11:52

Microsoft sells 1,500 patents to Xiaomi


A long term partnership

Microsoft is flogging off 1,500 of its patents to Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi which will give the Chinese maker a foot in the door into Western markets.

Apple carries out bizarre financial manoeuvres in the dark
Published in News


Raises a billion in Taiwan

The fruity cargo cult Apple, which is sitting on a cash mountain larger than Mount Everest is flogging off a billion dollars of bonds in Taiwan to raise money.

Nadella heads to China to talk about monopoly
Published in News


We have two hotels on Tiananmen Square

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella is in Beijing this week to head off some possible problems with China's anti-trust investigation.

Gear Fit 2 spec out
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 14:30

Gear Fit 2 spec out


No word on price though


Samsung’s fitness tracker came out in 2014 to some good reviews and it seems that it is about to be updated.

Samsung warns off upgrading to Windows 10
Published in News


Drivers still not ready


Samsung is advising customers against installing Windows 10 because the drivers for its PCs still don’t work with Microsoft's newest operating system.