Microsoft experiences its patch nightmare
Published in News
Thursday, 13 August 2015 10:09

Microsoft experiences its patch nightmare


Pants patches 

When Microsoft said that it would force feed its security patches to Windows 10 users there were a few naysayers who suggested that this would be a bad idea.

Android users are more loyal than Apple fanboys
Published in Mobiles

 

We were surprised 

There is a myth in the Apple cult that once you buy one of its shiny toys you will be a dedicated follower for the rest of your miserable life. However a new statistic suggests that is not quite, but completely untrue.

Apple exterminates plans for a cheap iPhone
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 13:25

Apple exterminates plans for a cheap iPhone


We didnt get where we are today by making things affordable

Apple is about to spike plans to make a cheaper, plastic iPhone 6C.

Apple kisses good-bye to China sales
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 13:06

Apple kisses good-bye to China sales


Let's make ourselves more expensive

Fruity cargo cult Apple has been telling the world and its dog that it will stop its falling iPhone sales by expanding into China.

Don't upgrade to Windows 10 warns Sony
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 11:50

Don't upgrade to Windows 10 warns Sony


Still half baked. 

Sony has warned owners of its Vaio systems not to upgrade to Windows 10 yet.

Skylake-U leaked
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 11:34

Skylake-U leaked


Intel 6th core U-processor lineup

Some  exclusive slides which appear to reveal the Intel 6th core U-processor lineup, AKA Skylake-U have tipped up on the world wide wibble.

Motherboard sales falling fast
Published in Motherboards
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 10:47

Motherboard sales falling fast


Windows 10 and Skylake not helping

Motherboard makers are reporting falling sales, even though they had expected to see some knock on effect from Windows 10 and Skylake.

Foxconn revenues up nearly 20 per cent
Published in News
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 10:32

Foxconn revenues up nearly 20 per cent


Consumer electronics still strong

Foxconn Electronics is continuing to make a pile of dosh on the back of its consumer electronics business.

Android calls in Vulkan support
Published in News
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 15:03

Android calls in Vulkan support


Live long and prosper

Android to get a graphics boost with a low-overhead rendering API named after a pointy eared star trek hero or a British bomber depending whether you are a trekky or a military buff.

UK Apple fanboys in UK government cover-up
Published in News
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 12:45

UK Apple fanboys in UK government cover-up

 

Cabinet office keeps faith at taxpayers' expense

The UK Cabinet office is at the centre of a scandal in which civil servants fed their religious obligation to Apple on the taxpayers' dime and then cover it up.