Apple shared user's iTunes sales data with Homeland Security
Published in News


Only protects terrorists not pirates

Apple’s claim that it protects user data from the authorities appears to be somewhat selective.

Galaxy Note 7 will have a smaller battery
Published in Mobiles


Premature leak

Mobile outfit South Korea Telecom has accidently leaked the spec of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 which shows it has a smaller than expected battery.

LG scores Toyota deal
Published in Wearables


Good news away from the smartphone bear pit

LG has signed a deal with Toyota  to supply telematics components for Toyota's upcoming connected vehicles. The deal is good news for LG which needs to step back a bit from smartphones.

New version of Gorilla Glass is out
Published in News


Glass 5 can survive a fall 80 per cent of the time

Corning has just released a new version of its Gorilla Glass which it says can handle a drop onto rough surfaces 80 per cent of the time

Amazon loses a big customer over counterfeiting
Published in News


Birkenstock says its sandals are made for walking

Online retailer Amazon is losing one of its biggest suppliers because it has been unable to tackle counterfeiting on the site.

Apple’s poor sales drag down Smartwatch industry
Published in Wearables


Sanity starting to be restored

After dragging up the smart watch industry thanks to its legions of fanboys who will buy any old rubbish provided it has an Apply logo, Jobs’ Mob is causing it all to crash again.

AMD releases Q2 2016 earnings
Published in News


Chipmaker showing signs of recovery

On Thursday, AMD took the wraps off its Q2 earnings results and revealed a surprising upswing in revenue momentum that many investors anticipated would not emerge until Q3 at the earliest.

Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro sells for $145.99
Published in Mobiles


Snapdragon 616, 3GB RAM, 32GB bargain

Almost two years ago we wrote about commoditized Android phones and how we expected it to start in 2015, and it looks like we were spot on. Companies like Xiaomi are selling their XIAOMI Redmi 3 Pro with Snapdragon 616, 3GB RAM, 32GB for just $145.99. 

Nvidia announces 12GB Pascal Titan X
Published in Graphics


We told you so

Nvidia just sent us an official note that the company has its 11 teraflops, 12 billion transistor Pascal based Titan X card and will start start flogging it on 2 August for $1200. 

AMD rolls out WHQL-certified 16.7.2 drivers
Published in Graphics


Do not bring anything new

AMD has released its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 WHQL drivers, which appear to be same as the 16.7.2 Hotfix drivers released earlier, except for the Microsoft WHQL certification.