USB-C failing to impress PC vendors
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 28 July 2016 11:12

USB-C failing to impress PC vendors


Costs too much

While USB Type-C is catching on among the mobile markets, PC makers can’t see the point because of the cost.

Apple turns to made up products as cash cow gets stuck
Published in Mobiles


Fantasyland

Yesterday Apple had a go at peddling a fantasy to reassure the world that its iPhone cash cow was not on its way out due to mad cow disease.

Apple may have given up on the iPhone 7 name
Published in Mobiles


New model is so un-original it might be called iPhone 6SE

Fruity cargo cult Apple might be having second thoughts about calling the phone it is releasing in October the iPhone 7.

SK Hynix sees profit fall
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 12:02

SK Hynix sees profit fall


Lowest in three years

Memory maker SK Hynix said it is expecting a strong pick up for its products in the second half of the year, after reporting that its second quarter operating profit was its lowest for three years.

PC shipments slightly up in Western Europe
Published in News

 Doldrums time

A research note from IDC said that PC shipments in the EMEA region accounted for 16.1 million units in the second quarter of this year.

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.

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.

Blackberry "disturbed" by Apple's encrypt everything policy
Published in Mobiles

It's not a family affair

Blackberry boss John Chen has said he is "disturbed" by Apple's tough approach to encryption and user privacy, warning that the firm's attitude is harmful to society.

Samsung loses A11 deal with Apple
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 11:10

Samsung loses A11 deal with Apple


TSMC sells its soul for A11 work

The dark satanic  rumor mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that the fruity cargo cult Apple has dumped Samsung as the prefered maker of its A11 chip.

ARM is turning Japanese
Published in Processors
Monday, 18 July 2016 11:51

ARM is turning Japanese


£24 billion, I really think so


British chip designer ARM   has just agreed to be bought  by the Japanese giant SoftBank for £24 billion.