Panasonic surrenders LCD screen making to Sharp
Published in Graphics


TVs will use other manufacturers’ materials

Panasonic has given up making LCD panels for televisions because the price competition has become a little too steep.

Atari gets into the Internet of Things
Published in News


There is a pong in the Internet fridge

Legendary games maker Atari is getting into the Internet of Things.

Microsoft sells 1,500 patents to Xiaomi
Published in Mobiles


A long term partnership

Microsoft is flogging off 1,500 of its patents to Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi which will give the Chinese maker a foot in the door into Western markets.

Apple carries out bizarre financial manoeuvres in the dark
Published in News


Raises a billion in Taiwan

The fruity cargo cult Apple, which is sitting on a cash mountain larger than Mount Everest is flogging off a billion dollars of bonds in Taiwan to raise money.

Nadella heads to China to talk about monopoly
Published in News


We have two hotels on Tiananmen Square

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella is in Beijing this week to head off some possible problems with China's anti-trust investigation.

Gear Fit 2 spec out
Published in Wearables


No word on price though


Samsung’s fitness tracker came out in 2014 to some good reviews and it seems that it is about to be updated.

Samsung warns off upgrading to Windows 10
Published in News


Drivers still not ready


Samsung is advising customers against installing Windows 10 because the drivers for its PCs still don’t work with Microsoft's newest operating system.

Zotac releases VR mini-PC
Published in Notebooks


Price not bad either

Zotac have created a liquid cooled mini-pc which can handle VR specs for a reasonable price.

MSI creates VR on the go
Published in Wearables

Backpack PC

MSI has been showing Computex in Taipei, the company's latest Backpack PC which gives you the chance to have VR on the go.

Apple looks for new MacBook ideas
Published in Notebooks


OLED function keys will make all the difference


In a desperate attempt to appear innovative again, the Fruity Cargo cult Apple is rumoured to be planning to replace the function keys on its MacBook Pro with a new OLED display touch bar.