AMD’s Zen man switches to Tesla
Published in Processors


Jim Keller finds a new role

The bloke who helped create the chip which will either finish AMD or give it a renaissance has a new role working for Tesla. Ironically it really will involve him working on Nvidia gear.

Apple knock-on effect
Published in News
28 January 2016

Apple knock-on effect


Partners suffer

Apple’s “shock” announcement that its business is not growing anymore is having a major effect on all the companies it propped up and their rivals.

Apple reported to launch iPad Air 3, entry 4-inch iPhone, new watch bands
Published in News


All coming at mid-March event


Apple is preparing for a busy and packed hardware launch event coming in the middle of March, where it is expected to launch its third-generation iPad Air, a new 4-inch iPhone, a series of new first-generation Apple Watch bands, and new iOS and WatchOS updates, according to sources close to 9to5Mac.

Apple and Google preparing to enter VR market
Published in News


New job postings suggest keen interest

It was made clear earlier this month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that 2016 would be the year that virtual reality (VR) finally becomes available in consumer formats to initial enthusiast public audiences. Some of the major competitors we’ve seen in this space so far include Facebook-owned Oculus with its Rift headset, Sony’s PlayStation VR headset and HTC’s Vive Pre headset, which we explored here.

Samsung warns of weaker earnings
Published in News


Copies Apple again 

It seems that Apple is not the only one which is being hard hit by a fall in interest in smartphones. its rival Samsung is reporting the same sort of problems, only it has the advantage of other products it can fall back on and a big R&D budget for future products.

Apple Watch 2 enters production in Q2 2016
Published in News


Second-generation forecast lower than expected


A new report by DigiTimes claims that Apple’s second-generation Watch is expected to enter production in the second quarter of 2016, citing sources from within the company’s upstream supply chain.

Apple's "iPhone 7 Plus" to feature rear dual-camera design
Published in News


Telephoto and wide-angle lenses side by side

Apple’s upcoming tenth-generation 2016 flagship smartphone device, let’s just call it the “iPhone 7 Plus,” is expected to come in a dual-camera configuration on the back side, according to well-connected KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

Huawei to do well
Published in Mobiles
27 January 2016

Huawei to do well


While others suffer

While other smartphone makers, including the fruity cargo cult Apple see their sales dry up, Huawei is predicted to do rather well.

Apple has disappointing results
Published in News


Tame Apple Press spins it

Waking up this morning you might be surprised to learn that Apple had poor results yesterday, probably because the Tame Apple Press is spinning the poor results like a mad thing.

Microsoft develops one-handed keyboard for iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Knows its target market

Software king of the world Microsoft has been doing some research into the needs and wants of Apple fanboys and reached the conclusion that they need a keyboard which can be used one-handed.