Trump’s protectionism will help Taiwan manufacturers
Published in News


Quanta rubs its palms with glee

One of the ironic spin offs of US President-elect Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump’s protectionism plans are they will help the very companies he is trying to shut out of the US.

Amazon worker does a Foxconn
Published in News
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:50

Amazon worker does a Foxconn


12 stories without a safety net

An angry Amazon employee sent an email to hundreds of co-workers, including Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos before flinging himself off Amazon’s 12-story Apollo building.

Apple’s Boot Camp fries MacBook Pro’s new speakers
Published in Notebooks

Quality that only money can buy

Apple’s expensive new MacBook Pros are shipping with an expensive feature which causes the pricey speakers in the machines to self-destruct.

Pixel predicted to sell six million
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 13:02

Pixel predicted to sell six million


Will make Google a cool billion

Beancounters at Morgan Stanley have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that 5-6 million of Pixel and Pixel XL mobiles will be sold this year.

Honor 8 is sell out
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 12:56

Honor 8 is sell out


Discounting and sales clear the shelves 

Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Honor,flogged all of its 40,000 UK units of the Honor 8 in just hours.

Apple’s update creates poor battery health
Published in News
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 12:24

Apple’s update creates poor battery health


Software genius


Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple’s new iOS update shows its software superiority once again after Jobs’ Mob issued the update without testing it properly with its own applications.

Intel scores Delphi Automotive deal
Published in News
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 12:21

Intel scores Delphi Automotive deal


Parts maker wants to produce self-driving cars by 2019


Intel has signed a deal with Auto parts maker Delphi Automotive Plc and Israeli technology firm Mobileye.

Transcend releases hard core DDR4 SO-DIMMs
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 12:07

Transcend releases hard core DDR4 SO-DIMMs


Operate in extreme temperatures


Transcend has released a family of DDR4 SO-DIMMs that can operate in extreme temperatures.

Universal Display’s Apple ties are proving costly
Published in Graphics

OLED screens might not be happening after all

Rumours that Apple is not going to have an OLED screen in its iPhone 8 are proving costly to its key supplier Universal Display.

Hire your own botnet
Published in News
Monday, 28 November 2016 15:28

Hire your own botnet


The Christmas present for the person who has everything

If you are looking for a Christmas present for the hacker who has everything, why not hire them a IoT botnet to play with?