Apple patents Airbuds tracking your health
Published in Wearables


What do you mean you can do that with a headphone jack?

The fruit tax-dodging cargo cult thinks it has found another reason to stick its expensive Airbuds into your ears.

Russians say Apple guilty of price-fixing
Published in Mobiles


And run by homosexuals


The Russian government has found the fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple guilty of running a price fixing racket.

Samsung gives up on screen finger print scanner
Published in Mobiles


Galaxy 8 is unlikely to have it


Samsung Electronics' upcoming Galaxy S8 is unlikely to feature on-screen fingerprint scanning because its touch sensor partner Synaptics ran out of time for developing the related technology.

Kickstarter campaign to give the iPhone a proper operating system
Published in News

Turns it into real phone

Someone has hit on a novel idea to help users of Apple’s iPhone who actually want to use it as a phone.

Apple's 10.5-inch iPad goes into gear
Published in Mobiles


Announcement comes in April alongside Apple's spaceship campus HQ

Apple is expected to move ahead with production on its mid-size, 10.5-inch iPad model later this month, rather than a previously expected timeframe of May to June, according to the latest reports from the Taiwan-based supply chain.

WikiLeaks says big tech companies will get CIA zero-day exploits first
Published in News


“Vault 7” is the most comprehensive release of US spying files ever made public

On Tuesday, the leak-focused site founded by Julian Assange released thousands of alleged CIA documents purporting to show how the agency has been able to crack open devices from Apple, Samsung, Google, and Microsoft.

Android is about to become the world’s most-used OS
Published in News


Beating Windows


Beancounters at web analytics service StatCounter have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that Android is about to eclipse Windows as the world's most-used operating system.

Apple redesigns Touch ID sensor for upcoming OLED iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Using acquisition assets from Authentic and Privaris


According to the latest report from supply chain sources, Apple has been working hard to redesign the fingerprint sensor mechanism used in its Touch ID feature on the iPhone, and will release a new in-house solution for the upcoming OLED iPhone later this year in collaboration with TSMC process technology.

iPhone's emergency glitch still not fixed
Published in Mobiles


911 glitch was the tip of the ice-burg

Last year the iPhone suffered from a security glitch that caused iPhones to repeatedly dial 911 without user intervention.

Boffins turn all stolen phones into a Samsung Note 7
Published in Mobiles


Still better than an iPhone


Researchers have developed new technology that can prevent stolen phones turning  into a smouldering blob of plastic, or the case of an iPhone a beautiful looking, reassuringly expensive smouldering blob of plastic.