Android Wear phone swapping process painful
Published in Wearables
11 March 2015


Factory reset of the watch helps 

Apple has finally launched the Apple Wath and all of a sudden the world will be crazy about smartwatches. This actually plays quite well for Google, as there is no doubt that the sales of Android Wear devices will spike as well. 

MediaTek's new SoC brand is Helio
Published in Processors
11 March 2015


MT6795 is now Helio X10

Starting last week, following a strong showing at the Mobile World Congress, MediaTek has a new brand name for its premium phone SoCs that is easier to remember than MT, followed by four digits. 

Stuxnet patch didn't work
Published in News
11 March 2015


Redmond issues new patch

Microsoft's Stuxnet patch did not work properly and has left users open to the vulnerablity for five years. 

UK ISPs censor sites linking to Pirate Bay
Published in News
11 March 2015


We thought this would happen

It appears that now UK ISPs have given in to demands by Big Content to censor Pirate Bay, they are not having to bow to further censorship letters issued by the studios. 

Developers can't do anything with the iWatch
Published in Wearables
11 March 2015


It is bloody useless

If Apple was hoping that developers would invent Apps for its overpriced iWatch, it is sadly mistaken. 

Samsung increases Galaxy production target
Published in Mobiles
11 March 2015


Surprise demand

Samsung raised its production target for the new flagship Galaxy smartphones following positive market reception. 

Bezel-free ZTE Nubia Z9 leaks, again
Published in Mobiles
11 March 2015


Good looking curved glass, no specs yet

ZTE is gearing up to take on Huawei, Xiaomi and Meizu in the high-end space, and its upcoming flagship phone certainly has the looks to pull it off. 

iPhone to get Intel silicon
Published in Mobiles
11 March 2015


7360 LTE modem, for now…

Next generation iPhones seem to be getting some silicon from Intel, in the form of the 7360 LTE modem. 

IBM ships new mainframe
Published in News
10 March 2015


z13 heads for the cloud

IBM has started shipping its all-new first z13 mainframe computer.

WD sales on the boat of Re
Published in News
10 March 2015


Up to 6 terabyte capacity

Western Digital introduced new datacenter hard drives that it claims has the lowest power consumption of any high-capacity 3.5-inch hard drive available today.