Apple turns to made up products as cash cow gets stuck
Published in Mobiles


Fantasyland

Yesterday Apple had a go at peddling a fantasy to reassure the world that its iPhone cash cow was not on its way out due to mad cow disease.

LG predicts second quarter recovery
Published in News


Bad days behind it

LG Display has said that it will have a second-half earnings recovery, signaling a pickup for the struggling panel industry as clients prepare to launch new OLED gadgets.

Analog buys Linear
Published in Processors


More chipmaker consolidation

Analog is writing a cheque for fellow chipmaker Linear for about $14.8 billion, the latest deal in a wave of consolidation that has swept the semiconductor industry and dusted down the bannisters of the corporate world.

Blackberry launches "most secure Anroid Phone"
Published in Mobiles


More nailed down than Jesus

BlackBerry has announced its second Android smartphone today claiming that it is the world's most secure Android phone.

Motorola will not bother with monthly security updates
Published in Mobiles


Too much like hard work

Motorola has dubbed Android's monthly security updates "difficult" and says it cannot commit to them.

10nm Snapdragon is taped out
Published in Mobiles


Qualcomm's CEO confirmed it

Last week Qualcomm’s CEO  confirmed to its investors that the company has taped out its 10nm system on a chip (SoC).

Pascal based quadro mobile spotted
Published in Graphics


Pascal goes mobile

Today on the expo floor at SIGGRAPH 2016, Nvidia was showing off its new but unannounced Pascal based mobile Quadro thing.

Siggraph 2016 surveyed
Published in News


It's intelligence, but not as we know it, Jim 

SIGGRAPH 2016 is now in its third day. For those of you not in the loop, SIGGRAPH is the annual conference on computer graphics convened by the ACM SIGGRAPH organization.

AMD Radeon Pro hits tops 90FPS on 8k raw
Published in News

It's a miracle!

AMD's Radeon Technologies Group made the world’s first public demonstration of its upcoming Radeon Pro SSG solution. 

Tesla fires Mobileye as auto pilot supplier
Published in Wearables


Ends in a divorce

Tesla just ended its long term relations with Israeli based Mobileye. This comes as a rather sudden and unexpected shock as Mobileye is the company behind Tesla’s now very famous autopilot.