FTC to clamp down on slow security updates
Published in News


Asked eight leading players what they are doing

The Federal Trade Commission has written to eight leading players in the mobile communications arena requiring them to tell the agency how they issue security updates to address vulnerabilities in smartphones, tablets, and other mobile gear.

Windows phones and Tablets could get Invisible touch
Published in Mobiles


Pre-sensing touch takes control and slowly tears you apart

Microsoft Research has developed a pre-sensing touch system where the technology allows a touchscreen to anticipate touch input before you lay a finger on the display.

Open source skills in demand
Published in News
Monday, 09 May 2016 14:14

Open source skills in demand


Bring your own beard

A new report shows that companies are looking for more people with open source skills and the trend is likely to grow.

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.