Consumers already bored of Apple’s watch
Published in Wearables
23 December 2014


Vapourware interest has peaked

It appears that Apple waited too long and relied too much on the press to keep interest in its iWatch vapourware product going. 

Tor network under attack
Published in News
23 December 2014


Specialised servers seized

The Tor project could face attempts to incapacitate its network in the next few days as the forces of darkness seize specialised servers. The project did not name the group or agency that may try to seize its directory authorities, which guide Tor users on the list of distributed relays on the network that bounce communications around.

Apple copies Microsoft security system
Published in News
23 December 2014


A decade too late

The fruity cargo cult Apple has done what Microsoft has been doing for years – pushing out security updates. It seems that Apple has just discovered the technique which the Tame Apple Press is trying to explain as something “super”, “cool” and “original.”

Microsoft cleans up on the cloud
Published in News
23 December 2014


Becoming a leader

Microsoft is doing rather well from corporate spending on the cloud, according to a new survey. Beancounters at Cowen & Co have added up the numbers and divided by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that cloud computing initiatives top the list of corporate IT spending priorities in the fourth quarter and Microsoft is the biggest beneficiary from it.

AMD reportedly lands Nintendo console deal
Published in Processors
23 December 2014


Wii U didn’t work for U?

AMD has reportedly landed a deal to power Nintendo’s next generation console.

Project Ara gets Marvell A53 and Tegra K1
Published in Mobiles
22 December 2014


Spiral 2 form factor prototypes ready

Project Ara is a modular smartphone platform that got us interested in DIY phones and it looks like Ara is getting a few more interesting SoCs for its reference hardware platform.

PS4s thin on the ground
Published in News
22 December 2014


If you want one you should buy it now

There is a shortage of PS4 consoles in some European countries and it looks like Sony has run out of inventory.

Sony hack turns ironic
Published in News
22 December 2014


Don’t you think?

As the fallout form the Sony hack starts to get silly, with the studios lobbying the US to go to war with North Korea – or something like that – the US government has asked China for help.

Hackers take out German steel factory
Published in News
22 December 2014


Paper kills rock

Hackers managed to access production networks at a German steel maker, allowing them to tamper with the controls of a blast furnace. According to a German government report, published by the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), it was a rare case where a digital attack actually caused physical damage.

BBC battered for daring to expose Apple
Published in News
22 December 2014


Tame Apple press has a field day

The Tame Apple Press is attacking the BBC for using real journalism to prove that Apple has not been exactly telling the truth over how it allows its contractors to treat workers.