Blackberry turns into patent troll
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 08 August 2016 12:24

Blackberry turns into patent troll


Sues Avaya

Troubled mobile phone maker BlackBerry has decided to make a bit more money by suing those it thinks stole its ideas.

Nigerian spam scammers infect themselves with malware
Published in News


Send your bank account details to save them

A group of Nigerian scammers might have accidently infected themselves with the same malware they want their victims to download.

Nvidia doing well in automotive
Published in Graphics
Friday, 05 August 2016 14:55

Nvidia doing well in automotive


Auto cash flowing into the graphics card maker

The driverless car market is expected to grow to $42 billion by 2025 and Nvidia has a cunning plan to grab as much of that market as possible with its current automotive partnerships.

Microsoft warns of two Windows mega-updates next year
Published in News


Brace yourself

We only just fixed our PC after the Windows 10's Anniversary Update borked our DNS settings, but the software giant is already talking about its future updates for the operating system.

India will not save Apple's iPhone cash cow
Published in Mobiles


It is just too expensive

Apple’s hopes that it might prolong the life of its sacred cash cow the iPhone in India are proving false.

Mediatek predicts 25 per cent growth
Published in News
Friday, 05 August 2016 12:40

Mediatek predicts 25 per cent growth


New guidance as sales pick up in China

MediaTek has released its revenue guidance for the year and claims that it will see its reviews grow by 25 percent over last year.

Apple needs to stop selling four year old computers
Published in News


Fanboys are revolting

A while back Apple took the Nintendo out of those who owned five year old PCs calling them “sad people”. However, the fruity cargo cult is now peddling “new” computers which are that august age and even Apple fanboys are screaming “hey we are not THAT sad.”

Yahoo investigates mega breaches
Published in News
Friday, 05 August 2016 11:37

Yahoo investigates mega breaches


All your details belong to hackers

Yahoo says that it is investigating claims that its MySpace and LinkedIn sites suffered from megabreaches and details from 200 million Yahoo accounts were posted to a dark web site.

Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
Published in News


Only they are doing it on the cheap

The Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan has decided to copy the US and start spying on its journalists, political activists and Lawyers, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation. But it is behaving more like a script kiddy hacker and doing it obviously and on the cheap.

Changing passwords is bad for security
Published in News
Thursday, 04 August 2016 12:15

Changing passwords is bad for security


FTC’s chief technology officer dispels myth

Carnegie Mellon University professor Lorrie Cranor, who is the US FTC’s technology guru, has debunked a myth that it is a good idea to change your password often.