HP will be the king of the notebooks this year
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 12:04

HP will be the king of the notebooks this year


Replacing Lenovo


The maker of expensive printer ink, HP, is expected to replace Lenovo as the top notebook vendor worldwide in 2017.

Apple suspends LG monitor sales
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 12:00

Apple suspends LG monitor sales


It is borked but Apple is still displaying it


After keeping rather quiet about faults on the LG's UltraFine 5K monitor which it suggested fanboys bought to plug into their Macs, Apple appears to be delaying sales for a couple of months until the borked units can be replaced.

Qualcomm about to improve home wi-fi
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 11:57

Qualcomm about to improve home wi-fi


New 802.11ax chips on the way


Qualcomm is about to spruce up home Wi-Fi performance with some new Wi-Fi chips.

Azure is the better HPC
Published in News
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 11:53

Azure is the better HPC


Beats Amazon, Rackspace, IBM and a supercomputer


While replacing supercomputers with cloud computing frameworks is becoming a bit of a thing, some clouds are better than others.

FBI over-killed in bid to take out kiddie pornographers
Published in News


Hacked 8,700 computers in 120 countries with just one warrant


Privacy experts have complained in court that the FBI might have just overstepped itself by hacking 8,700 computers in 120 countries, based on a single warrant.

UK could lose Galileo access
Published in News
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 11:46

UK could lose Galileo access


Thanks to Brexit the sun will go around the earth again


The UK is likely to be shut out of the much improved Euro GPS system when it is finally launched and forced to lean on whatever the US government allows it to play with.

Apple to censor "fake news"
Published in News
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 11:40

Apple to censor "fake news"


Rant: Keeping the press tame 

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple claims that it is working to defeat all that nasty fake news that is out there, but there is a very real possibility that it will use the system to censor any media organisations which are not card carrying members of the Tame Apple Press.

Apple stores browser history for a year
Published in News
Monday, 13 February 2017 12:02

Apple stores browser history for a year


We thought it was not doing that

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple is refusing to fix a Safari feature which stores an Apple fanboy’s browser history on its iCloud.

Putin might deliver Snowden to Trump
Published in News
Monday, 13 February 2017 11:59

Putin might deliver Snowden to Trump


A present for his favourite new chum


Tsar Vladimir Putin is about to deliver NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden gift wrapped to his best friend Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump according to US intelligence sources.

Oracle continues to hassle Google over Android
Published in Mobiles

Java row goes on and on and on

Oracle has decided that it is not going to give up trying to convince the world that Google owes it billions for Android software.