Apple lobbies to force users to use its repair system
Published in News


So much for being environmentally friendly

The fruity cargo cult Apple's green credentials have been called into question after it was revealed in the US it is doing its best to get a law allowing users to repair their own gear scrapped.

Samsung makes 95 per cent of OLED market
Published in Graphics


While the rest of the world is talking about OLED displays, it seems that 95 per cent of the displays made by Samsung.

Samsung might dump Android for Tizen
Published in News
Monday, 13 June 2016 13:39

Samsung might dump Android for Tizen


Had enough

There are signs that Samsung's patence with Google's Android are flailing and it is seriously thinking about replacing it across its entire range with its operating system which sounds like a sneeze, Tizen.

Memory market picking up
Published in Memory
Monday, 13 June 2016 12:20

Memory market picking up


Apparently due to smartphone demand

The memory-IC market conditions is picking up in the second half of 2016 because manufacturers want them in their smartphone devices.

Sony confirms 4K playstation
Published in Games
Monday, 13 June 2016 11:18

Sony confirms 4K playstation


Pretty much as we have predicted

Sony has official confirmed the rumours that it is building a 4K VR-friendly flavour of the Playstation.

Bluetooth 5 out in two days
Published in News
Monday, 13 June 2016 11:11

Bluetooth 5 out in two days


Faster and better range

Bluetooth 5.0, the latest version of the ubiquitous wireless standard will be announced on June 16 and offer double the range and quadruple the speed of Bluetooth 4.2.

Canadians ban pirate boxes
Published in News
Monday, 13 June 2016 10:40

Canadians ban pirate boxes


Set-top Andriod boxes loaded with software

Hardware makers who have been making android based set-top boxes which are configured for piracy and packed with copyright defeating software have been banned in Canada.

Atom server chips might be toast
Published in Processors
Friday, 10 June 2016 14:30

Atom server chips might be toast


Intel is walking away like Craig David

The dark satanic rumour mill is suggesting that Intel is about to kill off its Atom’s for server programme.

Newspaper finds use for a tablet
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 10 June 2016 14:06

Newspaper finds use for a tablet


Wins award

A Brazilian newspaper has found a way of making money using a tablet and won an award for its innovative thinking.

Garmin claims wearables making it money
Published in Wearables


Life after navigation

Garmin is proving that there is life after the nagivation industry by making a bob or two out of wearables, but the outfit has worked that it is not just about flogging the gizmo and hoping.  Instead you have to build a community interested in supporting that wearable.