Guardian of the Galaxy makes killing
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 03 April 2015 11:25

Guardian of the Galaxy makes killing


Samsung laughing all the way to the bank

While Samsung saw its January-March earnings slip for the sixth straight quarter, investors are expecting a rebound this year on healthy chip sales and high hopes for its Galaxy smartphones.

Tsar Putin spikes reviews for YotaPhone
Published in News
Friday, 03 April 2015 10:58

Tsar Putin spikes reviews for YotaPhone


He gets everywhere

Vladimir Putin's is trying make it look like the dual-screen YotaPhone is actually popular by spiking reviews.

AMD faces fraud charges
Published in Processors
Thursday, 02 April 2015 15:10

AMD faces fraud charges


Llano should not have been Godot

AMD must face claims that it committed securities fraud by hiding problems with the bungled 2011 launch of Llano that eventually led to a $100 million writedown, a US court has decided.

Galaxy S6 users complain of display problems
Published in Mobiles


Pixels last as long as Game of Thrones extra

T-Mobile subscribers on xda-developers forums have been moaning that the Galaxy S6 edge units they received had display problems.

EU investigates  Apple anti-trust music antics
Published in News


Time to face the music

EU regulators think it is time that Apple faced the music over the way it has handled its streaming service in the old country.

Apache turns 20
Published in News
Thursday, 02 April 2015 13:29

Apache turns 20


Brave new world makes us feel old

One of the first stories I wrote was a yarn about some new server software called Apache – now both of us are feeling pretty old.

Apple MacBook has same performance as 2012 Air
Published in Notebooks


You get what you pay for

When the new MacBook came out the Tame Apple press launched a ton of free PR for their favourite company praising how much it looked like Apple's Air.

Phison to expand SSD range
Published in News
Thursday, 02 April 2015 11:55

Phison to expand SSD range


The River Phison swept me away....

NAND flash device controller supplier, which is not named after a biblical river, Phison Electronics is looking to expand its SSD operation in 2015.

EU about to sue Google
Published in News
Thursday, 02 April 2015 11:21

EU about to sue Google


Long expected anti-trust case 

The EU is pressing ahead with its plan to sue Google for anti-trust antics 

Nvidia’s new HQ back on schedule
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:23

Nvidia’s new HQ back on schedule


Futuristic apparently

A year after moth balling its “futuristic new office project in Santa Clara” Nvidia. is again ready to get to work and start building again.