Vodafone does well thanks to Italy and Germany
Published in Mobiles


Europe looking good

In a slap in the face for Brexit, British mobile phone outfit Vodafone reported a better-than-expected 4.3 percent rise in core earnings in the first half of the year, helped by improving trading in big European markets like Germany and Italy.

China grabs Trump by the Apples
Published in News


Jobs' Mob will suffer in any trade war 

The Chinese government has threatened to ban iPhones and US cars from China if 'naive' Donald Trump starts a trade war with the glorious People’s Republic.

Apple keeps iPad’s functionality
Published in News


No one is buying them anyway

Fruity tax-dodging cargo cult Apple has not extended its “charge more for less” policy onto its iPads.

LG sells 200,000 V20s
Published in Mobiles
14 November 2016

LG sells 200,000 V20s


In just 10 days


LG’s V20 is doing rather well, with more than 200,000 of them leaping off shelves worldwide.

Nintendo Switch is 232 euro
Published in Games


Aiming at a cheaper market


Nintendo Switch price details have seemingly been revealed by retailers and it is more or less what we were expecting.

Intel seems to be going for overclockers
Published in Processors


Hardly mainstream


One of the things that we are noticing is that all the leaks and other information coming out of Chipzilla, suggests that the outfit is getting excited about the overclocking market.

Taiwan’s smartphone sales decline
Published in News


Lower than expected results


Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and handset ODMs showed a surprise fall.

Asustek is doing well
Published in Notebooks
14 November 2016

Asustek is doing well


Back to black 

Asustek has reported net profits of $187.75 million for the third quarter of 2016, up 45 percent on the last quarter and 42 percent on last year.  This could be a sign that the bad-old-days of poor PC sales are fading.

Samsung buys Harman to get into the car market
Published in News


Everyone wants to be there, anything is better than smartphones

Maker of flaming smartphones, Samsung, has agreed to buy Harman which makes bits for connected cars.

Spotify is an SSD vampire
Published in News


Reducing the lifespan of the drive

A new report has warned that Spotify could be borking the lifespan of your SSD.