ECS walks away from motherboards
Published in Motherboards


Demand is shrinking

ECS has announced that it will no longer actively market own-brand DIY motherboards.

HTC flagship at half mast
Published in Mobiles


Only 4.72 million sold

HTC is facing a huge disappointment from its flagship HTC One M9.

Google issues Apple streaming spoiler
Published in News


Launches its own music streaming service

The Search Engine Google has forced the fruity retailer of overpriced toys onto the back foot by releasing a free version of its music streaming service for a fraction of the price.

Xiaomi ships 35 million smartphones in first half
Published in Mobiles


Increased by 30 per cent

According to China-based display supplier, Xiaomi has managed to ship out over 35 million smartphones in the first half of this year.

German censors erotic eBooks sales
Published in News

You can't by them before 10pm

Nutty German censors have decided that erotic books should not be bought online before 10pm long after all respectable people have gone to bed.

Blackberry still can't get juiced up
Published in News


Revenue falling

BlackBerry is still a long way from being out of the woods. The outfit reported worse-than-expected first-quarter financial results as phone sales continued their long slide.

Lenovo releases affordable PC stick
Published in News


Intel Atom based L inside 

Lenovo has released a PC stick with an affordable price tag of $129.

Apple's next iPhone will be thicker
Published in Mobiles


Just like its users

Taiwan's top Apple analyst has released a prediction that the next iPhones will be thicker than the last—0.2 mm thicker.

Freescale releases Linux SoCs
Published in Processors


Powersaving from Cortex-A7 architecture

Freescale has been showing off its two Linux-ready, 28nm i.MX7 SoCs.

Beats headphones' obscene margins
Published in News


Apple overlords are amateurs

When Fruity Cargo Cult Apple bought Beats headphones it was not clear how much of a marriage in hell the arrangement was. While Apple was famous for its obscenely high profit margins it was a bunch of amateurs in comparison to Dr Dre.