Japan's government bails out Toshiba
Published in News


If your executives get done for fraud it is nice to have government help

The Japanese governmet has stepped in to help Toshiba rebuild its home electronics division and other operations by facilitating tie-ups with Sharp and others.

Mi Pad 2’sold out in minutes
Published in Mobiles


Underestimated demand

Xiaomi is kicking itself after it released its Mi Pad 2 in China and flogged its entire stock in a few minutes. It can only be that Xiaomi could have underestimated the demand of the device,

Apple forced to pay back tax to Italy
Published in News


Will help with its debt crisis

The Italian government has told Apple that it is to stop mucking about and pay back the $348m it did not pay in the broke country.

ISPs less interested in buying servers
Published in News


Expanded too much

Top ISPs like Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook have stopped buying so many servers after they found their data centres are packed with too many that they don't need.

Windows 10 on 200 million devices
Published in News


Although it is probably not quite as many as it seems

Software King of the World Microsoft has issued a statement that Windows 10 is on more than 200 million devices.

Intel to shake  high-end SSD Market
Published in News


Optane is coming

Analysts working for the divination deparment of analyst outfit Trendforce are convinced that Intel is to shake up the SSD market with its next  next-generation SSD memory products in the third quarter of 2016.

OLED confirmed for iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Made by Samsung and LG

The next glorious incarnation after the iPhone 7 will have OLED screens made by Samsung and LG.

Samsung launches new fitness SoC
Published in Processors


Heading for devices in 1H 2016

Samsung is starting a big year. The company wants to dominate the Android market with its Samsung Galaxy S7 and 67 other phones from its portfolio and wants to challenge Qualcomm and MediaTek in the wearable market.

Samsung's new chipset for handset makers
Published in Processors


Exynos 8870 chipset rumoured for Meizu

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which suggests that Samsung is going to be producing a separate Exynos 8870 chipset which is meant to be sold to other handset manufacturers such as Meizu.

HTC wants Vive in cars
Published in Wearables
29 December 2015

HTC wants Vive in cars


Forunately no one is giving them to the drivers

HTC has been planning big things for its Vive virtual reality gear and word on the street is that it has plans to flog it to car makers.