Apple genii’s hellish work environment
Published in News


Yeah, Apple stores really are a cult


A brave veteran Apple employee has broken the company’s NDA to confirm to the world that working in a Jobs’ Mob store is like working in a religious cult.

Asus makes Macbook look fat
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 30 May 2016 14:44

Asus makes Macbook look fat


Design mantle has been passed on

With Apple sitting on its hands in the design and innovation stakes, it has been up to others to show the fruity cargo cult what it should be doing. Asus’s new ZenBook 3 does just that.

OS/2 comes back from the dead
Published in News
Monday, 30 May 2016 14:10

OS/2 comes back from the dead


Big Blue Zombie


Arca Noae, which is behind a revival of OS/2, has attended a convention of OS/2 users to spill the beans about the Blue Lion project.

Lenovo confident it can turn itself around
Published in News


Net loss of $128 million – first in six years

Lenovo is not having a good time of late as the declining use of the PC and its underperforming Motorola unit continues to give its bottom line a spanking.

Oracle claims Google has killed Open Source
Published in News


Before Oracle could do it

Oracle claims that Google’s court-room win gaining fair-use rights over a thousand lines of java APIs in Android will mean that Open Source is dead.

Qualcomm gears up to make custom chinese chips
Published in Processors


The way to hop over the Great Wall

Qualcomm is preparing to produce its own custom chips for the Chinese market in a move to get around its problems with manufacturers and the government.

FBI has a novel way of dealing with security researchers
Published in News


Expose rubbish security and we will arrest you

If you find shedloads of personal data freely available on a US software company’s server it is probably better to keep your mouth shut and let them be taken down by hackers.

Nvidia pushes out new updates for GeForce GTX 1080
Published in Graphics


WHQL are you?

Nvidia has released a new update which gives WHQL-certified support for the company's GeForce GTX 1080.

Paperlike creates a big screen to read with
Published in Notebooks


Secondary desktop display

An outfit called Paperlike has built a 13.3 inch e-ink screen which seems rather a good idea for a secondary screen for your PC.

OLED will not replace LED
Published in Graphics
Friday, 27 May 2016 13:05

OLED will not replace LED


Just for smartphones

Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) chairman Lee Man-hsiang dismissed a long standing belief that OLED panels will replace TFT-LCD.