Researchers take the battery out of mobile
Published in Wearables


Wireless Identification and Sensing Platform

A team of boffins working for the University of Washington's Sensor Lab have worked out a way of taking the battery out of mobile devices and keeping them powered by radio waves.

Alphabet falls shorts of investor's expectations
Published in News


Wall Street still loves it

The umbrella of the Google Empire, Alphabet announced that its first-quarter earnings fell short of estimates, largely because it spent more to build traffic for its mobile advertising services.

Outfit creates “super-secure” mobile
Published in Mobiles


Yours for $20,000

A British-Israeli start-up wants to flog a super-secure smartphone which will cost $20,000.

Corning creates Vibrant Gorilla Glass
Published in News


Super tough Gorilla evolves


Corning Glass has announced that its already tough Gorilla Glass has evolved into something a bit more colourful.

Polaris products leaked
Published in Graphics


Fury and Radeon 300 will be replaced by Polaris 10 and Polaris 11

A new product roadmap leak has shown pretty much what we expected both the Radeon Fury Series and Radeon 300 Series will be replaced by Polaris 10 and Polaris 11 GPU based products later this year.

Apple’s car talks with BMW and Daimler fail
Published in News


Looks like the Germans would not obey orders

Last year it was reported that Apple was going to change the world with its super-cool, game changing car which was set to be made by BMW and Daimler.

Asus has a new VivoBook out
Published in Graphics


Intel Braswell Pentium N3700 quad-core inside

ASUS has released a new cheap and cheerful VivoBook powered by an Intel Braswell Pentium N3700 quad-core chip clocked at 1.6 GHz, with Turbo Boost up to 2.4 GHz.

Samsung outsells Apple
Published in Mobiles


Twice as many Smartphones in 2016

Samsung managed to sell twice as many smartphones as Apple in the first quarter of 2016.

Microsoft kills off Xbox 360
Published in Games


360 comes a full circle

Microsoft has announced it is finally killing off its popular Xbox 360 video game console which has been in the shops for 11 years.

Qualcomm flogs fewer chips
Published in Processors


Falling 13-22 percent to 175-195 million

Qualcomm predicted a third-quarter profit below analysts estimates as it expects to ship fewer chips, including those for smartphones, its biggest business.