Mario’s smartphone title is an own goal
Published in Mobiles


Too expensive


The former maker of playing cards, Nintendo, appears to have dealt itself a duff hand when it came to issuing its first Mario game for the smartphone.

Apple CEO was spinning like crazy over PCs
Published in News


Insiders say Job’s Mob does not care about Macintosh any more

Yesterday the Tame Apple Press was full of stories about how Tim Cook really loved the Macintosh and was going to release new and important hardware updates in the future.

Apple’s Airbuds are a liability
Published in Wearables


Not worth the wait


Apple’s overpriced Airbuds might have shipped before Christmas after all but they are proving to be a disaster for users and the environment.

ASUS will update 15 models to Kaby Lake
Published in News


Also will arrive with GeForce GTX 1050 (Ti), 1060, 1070 and 1080 GPUs

ASUS is going to upgrade more than 15 of its notebooks to a more powerful Intel/Nvidia combo.

Nvidia Shield Console pics leaked
Published in Games


Wow.... it looks like a console

Pictures of Nvidia’s new Shield Console have been leaked a few weeks before CES.

Apple is not scaling back desktops claims Cook
Published in News


Trying to reassure staff they are super cool and loved after all

Apple’s Steve Ballmer, Tim Cook has been trying to reassure staff that he has not given up on desktop technology.

Most Firefox users are on Windows 7 laggards
Published in News


Once you guys were cutting edge


Most Firefox users are the types who are still Windows 7 hold outs and are refusing to upgrade to Windows 10, according to a new survey.

Nigerian man "arrested" for Phishing hack
Published in News


Send your bank account details as Los Angeles County takes the phish


Los Angeles County was a little embarrassed when its training exercise revealed that its staff opened one in ten phishing emails.

UK Labour Party moans about tech company algorithms
Published in News


Wants them all monitored


The UK Labour Party, which is currently dragging itself kicking and screaming to the 1970s, is having an ill-informed rant about tech companies who use things called algorithms.

Galileo takes off
Published in News
19 December 2016

Galileo takes off


Beelzebub has a devil put aside already

The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced that its Galileo satellite service has begun operations and will be providing a rival to the US GPS system.