Blackberry buys rival
Published in Mobiles
07 September 2015

Blackberry buys rival

We are surprised it has the cash

Troubled mobile phone maker Blackberry is writing a cheque for rival mobile software provider Good Technology for $425 million.

ASUS shows off new Zen all-in-one
Published in Notebooks

All things are One Thing and No-thing

ASUS has been demonstrating its new Zen AiO S series all-in-one PCs.

Microsoft to give Windows 10 a makeover
Published in News

Major changes already

Software King of the World Microsoft is planning to release a major upgrade to Windows 10.

TSMC wants to get into electricity
Published in News

Building its own power plant

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is thinking of generating electricity in-house.

Laser disks make comeback in cars
Published in News

Old tech is back

Technology last seen in the failed Laser Disk players has been dusted off to help build self driving cars.

Samsung lets Android rivals use its watch
Published in Wearables

Wants wider adoption

Samsung to make its Tizin smartwatch work with competitors' Android smartphones.

US sanctions planned against China
Published in News

Most of the US's manufacturing base

The US government is planning shedloads of sanctions against China, forgetting that most of its IT is manufactured behind the bamboo curtain.

Semiconductor market not picking up
Published in Processors

So much for optimism

Hopes that that the semi-conductor market might pick up have been dashed by the Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association (TSIA).

Intel invests in quantum cat chips
Published in Processors

Potentially dead and alive market

Software giant Intel has decided that there is money to be had in making quantum chips which are based on whether or not a theoretical cat is potentially dead or alive, or just popped out for a bit.

Nvidia Shield recall slows
Published in News

Running out of replacements

Nvidia, which issued a recall for SHIELD Tablets made between July, 2014 and July, 2015 has been a bit slow in getting them back to their owners.