Asus has high hopes for China smartphone market
Published in Mobiles
07 April 2015


2 million pre-orders for Zenfone 2

Asus has received about two million pre-orders for its Zenfone 2 flagship handset, and this year the company plans to ship 30 million smartphones. 

iFixit forces HTC One M9 open
Published in Mobiles
06 April 2015


Still as difficult to fix as the One M8

HTC has one of the most expensive / luxurious looking Android phones on the market, and the fact that One flagships have a gorgeous all-metal body comes at a price. 

New Apple TV will not stream 4K
Published in News
06 April 2015


Cutting edge? Not likely

Fruity cargo cult Apple has decided that there is no point being cutting edge and expensive when you can peddle old technology and still charge an arm and a leg.

Coppers find hackers too hard to catch
Published in News
06 April 2015


Only one hacker a month arrested

Despite 100,000 cyber crimes being committed every year UK coppers only caught 12 hackers.

Intel boss banked $11.2 million last year
Published in News
06 April 2015


You get what you pay for

Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich made $11.2 million in total compensation in 2014.

OnePlus One gets custom Android OxygenOS 1.0
Published in Mobiles
06 April 2015


Moving away from stock UI

OnePlus One is a young mobile company that made a big deal about a phone with great specs that most people can't buy. They generated a lot of buzz through their invitation only program and ended up with a lot of media coverage. 

Tame Apple Press tries to give Samsung bendgate
Published in Mobiles
06 April 2015


Fails

The Tame Apple Press desperate to prove that the technologically superior Galaxy S6 had the same bending problem as Apple's iPhone 6 might have bitten off more than it could chew.

GlobalFoundries surprises with 14nm announcement
Published in Processors
06 April 2015


Thanks to Samsung

GlobalFoundries has started its ramp up in production of 14nm technology and it is mostly thanks to its partnership with Samsung.

Galaxy S6 gutted, plenty of chips inside
Published in Mobiles
06 April 2015


Samsung 333 modem too

It was just a matter of time before we saw Samsung's Galaxy S6 inside out, to find what are the parts that are powering the latest Korean flagship. 

Sharp sword to LCD production
Published in News
06 April 2015


Wants government investment

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that loss-making Japanese electronics maker Sharp is planning to spin off its LCD panel business.