Transparent display is with us
Published in News

Only problem is that is a bit rubbish

Almost every sci-fi telly programme has tablets and monitors which are transparent and it seems that Samsung has finally build them. The only problem is that they are not that great to use.

Microsoft sells Nokia to Foxconn
Published in Mobiles


Pretty much as we predicted

Microsoft has confirmed that it is selling its featurephone business to manufacturing company Foxconn for $350 million.

ARM buys imaging and embedded computer vision outfit
Published in Processors


Apical worth $350 million

British chip maker ARM has acquired Apical which is an imaging and embedded computer Vision Company in a $350 million cash deal.

TSMC to drop 16nm and 20nm pricing
Published in Processors


Helping out its contract chip makers

TSMC is thinking about dropping contract prices for its handset-IC clients to help ease the pressure of their declining ASPs and gross margins.

AMD clawing back GPU market share
Published in Graphics


Latest Mercury Research

Figures from Mercury Research show that AMD appears to be clawing back some market share.

Oracle blames falling profits on Google
Published in News


Payback is cool for Catz


Data-storage outfit Oracle is blaming the fact that Google “illegally” used Java in Android for all the woes which have befallen the company.

Apple looking at cheaper Indian developers
Published in News


Need to sort out software failures

In a bid to sort out Apple’s falling software standards problem, Jobs’ Mob CEO Tim Cook is looking to India.

Adobe reports digital deflation
Published in News


Ecommerce has a snooze

Abobe accountants have worked out that the digital economy is suffering a period of deflation across nearly every category it tracks.

IBM comes up with cheaper DRAM
Published in Memory


Gotta be dense


The ever shrinking Biggish Blue is working on a cheaper alternative to DRAM by making it denser.

Apple update breaks iPad Pros
Published in Mobiles


You get what you pay for

The programming genii at Apple have just released a software update which breaks its expensive Surface Clones the iPad pro and makes users wish they had saved their money and bought something cheaper and more viable.