Apple tanks
Published in Mobiles
26 October 2016

Apple tanks

Apple sees first sales decline since 2001

The shine has finally come off the tax-dodging fruity cargo cult Apple and no amount of spinning is saving it.

Microsoft calls in the axeman again
Published in News

More cost cutting coming

Software King of the world Microsoft is planning to lay off 2,850 more employees in the next year, according to a filing it just made with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Gartner says smartphone sales will fall dramatically
Published in Mobiles

That bubble has burst now

After sliding its slide-rules, flicking its abacus, and counting its toes, the beancounters at Gartner have decided that the smartphone business bubble has burst splattering in the face of those who depend on it.

HTC sales drop down the loo
Published in News

Reporting miserable results

HTC is having a pretty terrrible day after having to report a dismile quarter with falling sales.

Global semiconductor sales go up
Published in Processors

First improvement in five months

Global semiconductor sales saw a slight increase in March for the first time in five months.

100K Meizu M3 Notes sold in seven minutes
Published in Mobiles

More arriving in few days

Meizu M3 Note is a great deal for 799 Yen (109.85 EUR or $123 USD) and the sales in China proved that. Meizu managed to sell 100,000 phones within seven minutes.

Global server sales growing
Published in News

New report good news for Taiwan

Worldwide server shipments are on the rise with a spin off effect on motherboards, servers, storage and related network equipment makers.

Quanta profits hurting
Published in Notebooks

Lowest in nine years

Quanta has reported that its net profits declined 5.6 per cent on year to US$538.91 million for 2015, the lowest level in nine years.

PS outsells Xbox one by a million units in the UK
Published in News

Game figures

It looks like the PS4 is continuing to clean Microsoft's clock in the console wars, outsellng the Xbox by a million units in the UK.

Xiaomi misses sales targets by 10 million
Published in Mobiles

But what is 10 million between friends?

The Western Press is having a field day after Xiaomi failed to meet its rather ambitious target of flogging 80 million handsets in 2015.