Acer wants to be the last of the PC companies
Published in Notebooks


Vying for title of dodo of the 21st century

Acer is aiming to be one the of the last surviving PC makers in the world, its boss appropriately told hacks at new World Trade Centre in lower Manhattan.

Groupon refuses to pay out on virus bounty
Published in News


Bounty hunter a little miffed

Discount and deal site Groupon has a novel way of dealing with bounty hunters who point out security flaws in its systems. It lets them discover the flaws and refuses to pay up.

LG Watch Urbane LTE retail price is $365
Published in Wearables
Friday, 24 April 2015 11:31

LG Watch Urbane LTE retail price is $365


A dollar a day 

On the day when Apple is going to take most of the headlines with its low key iWatch launch, LG has bravely announced its own version of the wearable technology.

Is the iWatch  a damp squib?
Published in News
Friday, 24 April 2015 11:17

Is the iWatch a damp squib?


Apple bans non-existant queues

Apple launched its iWatch today and you would be forgiven if you failed to notice.

Amazon books profit on the cloud
Published in News
Friday, 24 April 2015 10:39

Amazon books profit on the cloud


Web Services jump by 50 per cent

Amazon's first-quarter revenue grew thanks to better sales in the US and its cloud-computing services unit increasing sales by 50 per cent.

Asustek thinks it can shift more ZenFones
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 23 April 2015 13:42

Asustek thinks it can shift more ZenFones


That was Zen and this is now

Asustek thinks it is onto a winner with its Zenfone range and has raised its internal shipment forecast for 2015 from 25 million units to 30 million.

New security under Window 10's bonnet
Published in News
Thursday, 23 April 2015 13:21

New security under Window 10's bonnet


Device Guard looks interesting

Microsoft has been talking about a new security feature for Windows 10 called Device Guard.

Japan's nuclear industry reveals XP addiction
Published in News


What could possibly go wrong?

Japan's nuclear industry, which has not been particularly lucky in recent years, might be suffering from a bad case of addiction to Windows XP.

IOS flaw means you can kill all Apples in a wifi area
Published in News


Apple does the rest of the world a favour

The brilliant, super-cool security experts at Apple have installed a feature in the iOS which turns off all Apple gear within a wi-fi radius.

ASML will flog 15 EUV machines to mysterious "US customer"
Published in News


Yeah it is probably Intel

ASML, Europe's largest supplier to computer chip makers, will sell 15 of its extreme ultraviolet (EUV) chip etching systems to a "single U.S. customer" who is probably Intel.