iPhones more likely to break than Android
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:08

iPhones more likely to break than Android


Particularly if you put them near me and a hammer

Apple’s build quality has dropped down the loo, according to mobile diagnostics outfit Blancco Technology Group.

Samsung buys trademark for Galaxy X
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 12:19

Samsung buys trademark for Galaxy X


Folding phone on its way

Maker of inflammatory phones and unfortunate backer of the wrong horse, Samsung has trademarked the name Galaxy X.

iPad supply chain sees doom ahead
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 11:58

iPad supply chain sees doom ahead


Not sure if the new iPad Pro will save their bacon


Those responsible for inflicting the iPad on the world are experiencing a rather large slice of karma, thanks mostly to their dependence on the fruity tax-dodging cargo cult.

TSMC 5nm risk production ready for 2019
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 11:26

TSMC 5nm risk production ready for 2019


On track for the first half of the year

Although it is still a long way off into the future, TSMC said that it is on track to start risk production of 5nm chips in the first half of 2019.

Intel cuts prices to see off Ryzen competition
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 11:20

Intel cuts prices to see off Ryzen competition


Yep it really is going to be competition


There are signs that Intel is scared of AMD's new Ryzen and is slashing prices on its chips in a bid to take it on a bit.

AI will be smarter than humans in 30 years
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 11:09

AI will be smarter than humans in 30 years


It is already brighter than most Apple fanboys


SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son has said that computers running artificial intelligence programmes will exceed human intelligence within three decades,

$4 Indian smartphone is not happening
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 27 February 2017 13:17

$4 Indian smartphone is not happening


Freedom phone boss arrested

When the Freedom 251 smartphone was touted with a $4 price tag there were a large number of people who said it will never happen.

Toshiba about to release 1TB flash chip
Published in News
Monday, 27 February 2017 13:06

Toshiba about to release 1TB flash chip


Has begun to sample


Troubled Japanese chipmaker Toshiba has begun shipping samples of its third-generation 3D NAND memory product.

ZeniMax files injunction to stop Oculus
Published in Wearables
Monday, 27 February 2017 12:53

ZeniMax files injunction to stop Oculus


Stop using our stolen tech


The parent company of Fallout and Skyrim developer Bethesda, ZeniMax has filed for an injunction against Oculus over the recent stolen technology case.

Gore dumps half his Apple stock
Published in News
Monday, 27 February 2017 12:45

Gore dumps half his Apple stock


Inconvenient truth

It is starting to look like Apple board member Al Gore has had to face the inconvenient truth that the fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult is doomed to go the way of the polar bear.