Wearable watch  gives you an electric shock when you spend too much
Published in Wearables


Pavlok is an iWatch antedote

A wearable device which gives you an electric shock if you spend too much is being touted for those who need to save cash.

Zuckerberg tried to get leading conservatives in one room
Published in News


Humanity missed a chance to save the world

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has met several high-profile conservative figures in US politics in a bid to convince them that he was not really fixing it so their news was not being properly presented on the social networking site.

Symantec’s Windows kernel loading anti-virus is a nightmare
Published in News


Who would have thunk it?

Symantec hit on a wizard wheeze for creating a more secure version of windows by jacking its security software into the kernel.

Nokia takes smartphone business back from Microsoft
Published in Mobiles


Thanks for the restructuring


Nokia has taken back its mobile phone and tablet brand from Microsoft and getting back into the market globally.

Transparent display is with us
Published in News
Thursday, 19 May 2016 11:35

Transparent display is with us

Only problem is that is a bit rubbish

Almost every sci-fi telly programme has tablets and monitors which are transparent and it seems that Samsung has finally build them. The only problem is that they are not that great to use.

Microsoft sells Nokia to Foxconn
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 13:53

Microsoft sells Nokia to Foxconn


Pretty much as we predicted

Microsoft has confirmed that it is selling its featurephone business to manufacturing company Foxconn for $350 million.

ARM buys imaging and embedded computer vision outfit
Published in Processors


Apical worth $350 million

British chip maker ARM has acquired Apical which is an imaging and embedded computer Vision Company in a $350 million cash deal.

TSMC to drop 16nm and 20nm pricing
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:58

TSMC to drop 16nm and 20nm pricing


Helping out its contract chip makers

TSMC is thinking about dropping contract prices for its handset-IC clients to help ease the pressure of their declining ASPs and gross margins.

AMD clawing back GPU market share
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:55

AMD clawing back GPU market share


Latest Mercury Research

Figures from Mercury Research show that AMD appears to be clawing back some market share.

Oracle blames falling profits on Google
Published in News
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:49

Oracle blames falling profits on Google


Payback is cool for Catz


Data-storage outfit Oracle is blaming the fact that Google “illegally” used Java in Android for all the woes which have befallen the company.