Mario’s smartphone title is an own goal
Published in Mobiles


Too expensive


The former maker of playing cards, Nintendo, appears to have dealt itself a duff hand when it came to issuing its first Mario game for the smartphone.

Apple CEO was spinning like crazy over PCs
Published in News


Insiders say Job’s Mob does not care about Macintosh any more

Yesterday the Tame Apple Press was full of stories about how Tim Cook really loved the Macintosh and was going to release new and important hardware updates in the future.

Apple’s Airbuds are a liability
Published in Wearables


Not worth the wait


Apple’s overpriced Airbuds might have shipped before Christmas after all but they are proving to be a disaster for users and the environment.

Facebook announces Live Audio broadcast feature
Published in News


Telling stories using words without video


Last December, Facebook introduced a mildly revolutionary, culture-changing feature called Live Video allowing users to broadcast their whereabouts in real-time from any place at any time, with the side of effect of having everyone on the network receiving pesky notifications.

AT&T's new Call Protect app blocks spam calls
Published in News


Only works in VoLTE coverage areas

On Tuesday, AT&T introduced a new smartphone app called Call Protect that it claims will warn subscribers before answering their phones if an incoming call could be a spam dialer.

G.Skill unveils new Trident Z RGB series memory
Published in Memory


Full-length light bar

G.Skill has announced its newest Trident Z RGB DDR4 memory modules and kits that will combine a full-length RGB light bar with its recognizable Trident Z heatspreader design.

ASUS will update 15 models to Kaby Lake
Published in News


Also will arrive with GeForce GTX 1050 (Ti), 1060, 1070 and 1080 GPUs

ASUS is going to upgrade more than 15 of its notebooks to a more powerful Intel/Nvidia combo.

Nvidia Shield Console pics leaked
Published in Games


Wow.... it looks like a console

Pictures of Nvidia’s new Shield Console have been leaked a few weeks before CES.

Apple is not scaling back desktops claims Cook
Published in News


Trying to reassure staff they are super cool and loved after all

Apple’s Steve Ballmer, Tim Cook has been trying to reassure staff that he has not given up on desktop technology.

Most Firefox users are on Windows 7 laggards
Published in News


Once you guys were cutting edge


Most Firefox users are the types who are still Windows 7 hold outs and are refusing to upgrade to Windows 10, according to a new survey.