Text an iPhone to death
Published in Mobiles


Security was not expecting an SMS

Jobs' Mob security hit another low point this week after it was revealed that it forgot that hackers can use SMS to take down a phone.

Budget notebooks from Lenovo released
Published in Notebooks


With RealSense 3D camera

Lenovo is bringing Intel’s RealSense 3D camera to a range of cheap as chips notebooks.

Wooden Chips could be the next big thing
Published in Processors


Wood chip on the wall

U.S. and Chinese boffins have come up with wooden semiconductor chips which have the advantage of being biodegradable and a lot cheaper than conventional semiconductors.

Ubuntu can run on Shield tablet
Published in Mobiles


Might have a use afterall

A user managed to get the open source Linux operating system Ubuntu running on his Nvidia Shield Tablet.

Intel rumoured to want Recon
Published in Wearables


Canadian wearable tech

Canadian wearable tech company Recon is on the verge of being bought by Intel.

Spreadtrum guns for 14nm FinFET
Published in Processors


Piggy backing on Intel foundry

China's Spreadtrum, which is tied to Intel's foundry business, is gunning for 14nm FinFET, with sights set on 10nm.

Apple losing smartphone wars
Published in Mobiles


How quickly things change

Apple has spectacularly lost ground to its rival Samsung according to the latest figures.

"Zookeeper" Foxconn plans Indian expansion
Published in News


Wants a few Bengal tigers 

The bloke who once described his management of staff as being a bit like a zoo keeper, Foxconn's Terry Gou wants to expand his operations into India

Don't name that spaceship after me
Published in News


The ego has landed

Apple messiah Steve Job was worried that that in the cult worship that would follow his death, Apple would be moved to name its "spaceship" campus building after him

Samsung close to 10nm
Published in Processors


Production nearly ready

Samsung told a company event in the UK that it was nearly ready to begin producing mobile chips using its 10nm manufacturing process.