Microsoft tries to make BSOD friendlier
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Lipstick on a pig


Software giant Microsoft is working to make Windows' infamous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) a little friendlier, adding a quick-response code (QR code) which can be scanned with a smartphone or tablet.

Meizu Pro 6 launching on 13 April
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First MediaTek Helio X25 phone

Meizu is about to launch its highly-anticipated high-end Meizu Pro 6 phone at an event taking place in China on 13 April.

Oculus Rift faces two month delays
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For some pre-orders

Last week at Nvidia's Games Technology Conference in Silicon Valley many people were moaning about the difficulties they were having getting their hands on the Oculus or HTC Vive. Now it seems that some of the early adopters of Oculus will have to wait for additional two months.

Galaxy Note 6 gets the Snapdragon 823
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Qualcomm’s Unreleased most powerful chip

The Galaxy Note 6 will feature Qualcomm's most powerful mobile chip — the so-far unseen Snapdragon 823.

Apple’s iPhone SE has a Bluetooth fault
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Networking technology, Apple has heard of it

You would think that releasing a knock-off of an earlier model would save you having a few technical hitches but it appears that the Apple’s iPhone 5C clone the iPhone SE has a fault with its Bluetooth function.

Adobe’s Flash tester behind the times
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Chrome is more up-to-date

There has been a cock-up with Flash’s updates system which has left Chrome with a newer version of Flash than Adobe thinks is the latest.

PC shipments lowest since 2007
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9.6 per cent drop in a year

Beancounters at Gartner have been totting up some figures on a back of an envelope and reached the conclusion that PC shipments have dropped 9.6 percent.

Priv too pricy
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Blackberry make cheaper ones next year

Blackberry has admitted that its Android-based Priv was too expensive and it is going to stick to cheap and cheerful from now on.

TSMC ramps up production on Intel’s modem
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IPhone 7 believed to be the target

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn about TSMC ramping up production of Intel’s XMM 7360 LTE modem.

Chinese restaurants fire robot staff
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Here I am, a brain the size of a planet, and they want me to serve fries.

Three Chinese restaurants in Guangzhou have been forced to fire all of their robot staff because they were about as useful as a chocolate teapot.