Microsoft admits stuffing up Xbox disk resale
Published in Games


Four years after the event


The software king of the world has finally admitted that it stuffed up the sale of X-Box disks four years after its actions caused a bit of a stink with users.

Musk wants to link his brain to a computer
Published in News


Could not find anyone else to do it

After hinting for a while that he would like to see better brain interfaces with computers and getting no takers, Elon Musk is doing it himself.

iPad responsible for US and UK laptop ban
Published in Notebooks


Wrong sort of religious hatred 


It turns out that it was not Donald (Prince of Orange’s) hatred of all things Muslim that led to US and UK bans on laptops in aircraft last week – but an Apple iPad.

Security breaches increase 86 percent
Published in News


Gemalto figures


Beancounters at Gemalto have released the findings of the Breach Level Index revealing that 1,792 data breaches led to almost 1.4 billion data records being compromised worldwide during 2016, an increase of 86 percent compared to 2015.

Optane could be HD’s swan song
Published in News


Intel thinks it can pull in the numbers

Intel’s Optane Memory is headed to be one of the most disappointing bits of tech in the world of storage.

Apple replaces ancient file system
Published in Mobiles


Coal-powered file system was created for floppy drives


Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has finally gotten around to replacing the ancient file system on its iOS.

Chinese robot revolution has a few problems
Published in News


Too much cash invested in the lower end


China is widely expected to take the lead in robotic industry, but Digitimes Research thinks that it might have a few problems to overcome first.

TSMC gears up for A11 processor
Published in Processors


Volume production in April


The fruity, tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple’s bestie TSMC is gearing up for volume production of the A11 processor in April.

Industry ignores Samsung’s tough battery standard
Published in News


We wonder why?


Samsung has learnt a lot from its incredible flaming battery fiasco, but it seems it is not having much luck in teaching the industry to learn from its mistakes.

OS/2 Warp returns from dead
Published in News


Blue Lion claims to be all modern


An outfit called Arca Noae is working on a new release of the X86 OS/2 operating system code named "Blue Lion".