US cops censor Wikipedia
Published in News
16 March 2015


We don’t beat people up or shoot black people

The New York Police department has a clever way of making sure its story gets across on Wikipedia – it edits the site until it says what it wants.

Copyright cops shut down Karaoke site
Published in News
16 March 2015


At tax payers’ expense

UK cops, who are acting as taxpayer funded copyright cops on behalf of Big Content, have shut down a Karaoke site.

Fundholders slammed for Apple dependence
Published in News
16 March 2015


Breaking investment rules

While some financial fund-holders are flogging their Apple shares, those who remain are increasingly getting slammed for not seeing the writing on the wall.

Fujitsu works out way to keep phone cool
Published in News
16 March 2015


Ice, Ice, baby

Fujitsu has developed a way of keeping mobile gear cool.

TSMC to get majority of Apple A9 business
Published in Processors
16 March 2015


16nm process might be a better choice than Samsung’s 14nm

TSMC is reportedly getting the majority of Apple A9 orders, which would be a big coup for the company. 

AMD Athlon X4 840 renders FM2+ platform even cheaper
Published in Processors
16 March 2015


65W, 3.1GHz quad-core 

The new AMD Athlon X4 840 is all about value and should make the transition to FM2+ cheaper, provided you don’t need integrated graphics.

Quanta reportedly struggling with Apple Watch
Published in Wearables
13 March 2015


70% defect rate?

Quanta is reportedly struggling to get to grips with Apple’s latest toys, and experiencing a staggering failure rate.

HGST shows off 10TB hard drive
Published in News
13 March 2015


Servers only, for now…

 

HGST has revealed the world’s first 10TB hard drive, but you probably won’t be installing one anytime soon. 

Worldwide tablet growth hits the brakes
Published in Notebooks
13 March 2015


Market matures

Beancounters at IDC have suddenly realised that all that rubbish they said about Tablets being game-changers was indeed a pile of rubbish, and the keyboardless netbooks were just another fad going the way of the hola-hoop. 

Video game market goes boom
Published in Games
13 March 2015


Also splat and kapow

February was a great month for the video game industry with games, hardware, and accessories all enjoying sales increases for combined sales of $956 million.