Xiaomi ships 35 million smartphones in first half
Published in Mobiles


Increased by 30 per cent

According to China-based display supplier, Xiaomi has managed to ship out over 35 million smartphones in the first half of this year.

German censors erotic eBooks sales
Published in News
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 17:06

German censors erotic eBooks sales

You can't by them before 10pm

Nutty German censors have decided that erotic books should not be bought online before 10pm long after all respectable people have gone to bed.

Blackberry still can't get juiced up
Published in News
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 16:42

Blackberry still can't get juiced up


Revenue falling

BlackBerry is still a long way from being out of the woods. The outfit reported worse-than-expected first-quarter financial results as phone sales continued their long slide.

Lenovo releases affordable PC stick
Published in News
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 16:31

Lenovo releases affordable PC stick


Intel Atom based L inside 

Lenovo has released a PC stick with an affordable price tag of $129.

Apple's next iPhone will be thicker
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 13:32

Apple's next iPhone will be thicker


Just like its users

Taiwan's top Apple analyst has released a prediction that the next iPhones will be thicker than the last—0.2 mm thicker.

Freescale releases Linux SoCs
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 13:04

Freescale releases Linux SoCs


Powersaving from Cortex-A7 architecture

Freescale has been showing off its two Linux-ready, 28nm i.MX7 SoCs.

Beats headphones' obscene margins
Published in News
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 11:38

Beats headphones' obscene margins


Apple overlords are amateurs

When Fruity Cargo Cult Apple bought Beats headphones it was not clear how much of a marriage in hell the arrangement was. While Apple was famous for its obscenely high profit margins it was a bunch of amateurs in comparison to Dr Dre.

Sony releases 1TB PS4
Published in Games
Monday, 22 June 2015 17:18

Sony releases 1TB PS4


In the shops next month

Sony is going to release a 1TB PS4 next month -- at least in Japan..

Pepper Robot sells out in seconds
Published in News
Monday, 22 June 2015 17:10

Pepper Robot sells out in seconds


Emotional response

SoftBank unveiled its new emotion sensing robot called Pepper and it finally was released in Japan. It turned out to be a bigger hit than expected and is already sold out.

Sony reveals skinny 4K TV prices
Published in News
Monday, 22 June 2015 15:54

Sony reveals skinny 4K TV prices


Android TV MediaTek quad SoC inside

At CES Sony's range of incredibly skinny TVs, were attracting a lot of attention.