LG predicts second quarter recovery
Published in News


Bad days behind it

LG Display has said that it will have a second-half earnings recovery, signaling a pickup for the struggling panel industry as clients prepare to launch new OLED gadgets.

Analog buys Linear
Published in Processors


More chipmaker consolidation

Analog is writing a cheque for fellow chipmaker Linear for about $14.8 billion, the latest deal in a wave of consolidation that has swept the semiconductor industry and dusted down the bannisters of the corporate world.

Blackberry launches "most secure Anroid Phone"
Published in Mobiles


More nailed down than Jesus

BlackBerry has announced its second Android smartphone today claiming that it is the world's most secure Android phone.

Motorola will not bother with monthly security updates
Published in Mobiles


Too much like hard work

Motorola has dubbed Android's monthly security updates "difficult" and says it cannot commit to them.

AMD sticks an SSD into a GPU
Published in Graphics


1TB close to hand

AMD ‘s Radeon Pro Solid State Graphics (SSG) card will have a 1TB SSD onboard for storage or as a supplement to on-board volatile memory.

Apple may have given up on the iPhone 7 name
Published in Mobiles


New model is so un-original it might be called iPhone 6SE

Fruity cargo cult Apple might be having second thoughts about calling the phone it is releasing in October the iPhone 7.

Surface Pro 3 has battery problems
Published in Notebooks


Runs out after an hour

Software king of the world Microsoft has admitted that its Surface Pro 3 has a battery problem which means that it runs out after only an hour.

SK Hynix sees profit fall
Published in Processors


Lowest in three years

Memory maker SK Hynix said it is expecting a strong pick up for its products in the second half of the year, after reporting that its second quarter operating profit was its lowest for three years.

Microsoft slashes Xbox One price again
Published in Games


You can pick one up for $249

Software giant Microsoft is continuing to cut the price of its Xbox One console. You can pick one up for $249 which is the third price cut in less than two months.

Huawei shipments up
Published in News


60.5 million smartphones globally

Huawei has said that it shipped 60.5 million smartphones globally in the first half of 2016, a 25 percent rise from a year before.