HTC sales drop down the loo
Published in News
Monday, 09 May 2016 12:32

HTC sales drop down the loo


Reporting miserable results

HTC is having a pretty terrrible day after having to report a dismile quarter with falling sales.

China smartphone sales fall five percent
Published in Mobiles


Latest Strategy Analytics figures

The size of China's smartphone melt-down is surprisingly small, if the latest figures from Strategy Analytics are to be believed.

Debian dumps 586-class and hybrid 586/686 chips
Published in Processors


Jessie will complete of a modernisation

The Debian project is continuing its cull of older processors and getting rid of support for 586-class and hybrid 586/686 chips.

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare really disliked
Published in Games


YouTube campaign

Activision is getting shedloads of bad feedback for its Call of Duty Infinite Warfare.

Apple autocratically deletes music from your hard-drive
Published in News


Making you pay twice 

Job’s Mob has started purging the hard-drives of Apple fanboys to force them to use its god-awful music streaming business.

Mobile phone use does not cause cancer
Published in Mobiles


29-year study gives the all clear

It is looking incredibly unlikely that mobile phone use is giving anyone cancer.  A long term study into the incidence of brain cancer in the Australian population between 1982 to 2013 shows no marked increase.

Samsung to team up with Chinese to build logical chips
Published in News


Increase logic-chip sales

Samsung Electronics is considering partnering with Chinese semiconductor companies to increase its sales and market share in the less-volatile and more profitable logic-chip business.

TSMC tapes out Apple's A11 processor
Published in News
Friday, 06 May 2016 11:02

TSMC tapes out Apple's A11 processor


Full of 10nm FinFet goodness

Apple's partner in crime, TSMC has begun to tape out the design for Apple's A11 processor built on a 10nm FinFET process.

GoPro delays drone launch
Published in Wearables
Friday, 06 May 2016 10:46

GoPro delays drone launch


So much for sorting out its problems quickly

Wearable action camera GoPro was banking on the release of its drone camera, the Karma as a way of pulling itself out of trouble.  But now it has surprised analysts by saying that the drone will be delayed until the Christmas sales.

Serious security flaw in Qualcomm packages
Published in Mobiles


Found in hundreds of Android phone models

FireEye has found a vulnerability in Qualcomm software packages which are under the bonnet of hundreds of Android phone models.