Toyota claims to have tamed lithium-ion batteries
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Safer and less likely to explode


Engineers at Toyota Motor claim they have tamed the volatile lithium-ion battery and can now enter the all-electric car market.

How Apple kept a zero day iOS vulnerability secret for six months
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Issued a fix which did not work

Apple gamed Google’s Project Zero team into sitting on a kernel exploit in Apple’s Apple’s OSX and its mobile operating system iOS for months.

Apple denied a refund to a bloke for the craziest reason
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Prove to us you are not a zombie dictator from Babylon 

Apple has come up with a wizard wheeze to stop people claiming refunds on its overpriced products. It is demanding that you prove that you are not a dead dictator.

Blockchain has zero chance claims Xero bloke
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Too much Trumping and spying means we can't have nice things

The CEO and founder of cloud accountancy software giant Xero thinks blockchain is doomed to failure because of "surveillance culture and tribalism" in the financial industry.

Help virtual reality gave me herpes
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Latest health scare


One of the dafter rumours we have seen is doing the chatroom circuit at the moment – sharing VR goggles apparently has created a herpes outbreak.

Samsung rules India
Published in Mobiles
28 October 2016

Samsung rules India


At least it has some good news 

While you would be forgiven for thinking that Samsung is stuffed thanks to the Note 7 fiasco, the story is far from over. The Korean phone company has been making all the right moves which in the long term will pay off big time.

Virtual Assistants keep getting pestered for sex
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Lonely men mostly

A Virtual Assistant software developer claims that one of the weirder aspects of the software is that it is having to handle an awful lot of sexual conversations from lonely men.

Lenovo and Fujutsu prepare for“partnership”
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Which might lead to the end of Fujutsu in the long term

Fujitsu and Lenovo have announced a 'strategic cooperation' which will see the two companies join forces for development, design, and manufacturing of personal computers for sale worldwide.

Apple increases UK prices
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See Brexit was good for Brits after all

The fruity cargo-cult Apple is jacking up the prices of its already pricey goods in the UK.

Macbook pros hate iPhones
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As iPhone friendly as a great white shark 

The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple wants punters to waste $2,399 on a new MacBook Pro which has a design flaw which makes the gear as user friendly to iPhones as I am.