USB C getting thumbs up from suppliers
Published in News
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 13:11

USB C getting thumbs up from suppliers


One cable to rule them, one cable to bind them

It seems that everyone is wanting to copy Apple in putting a USB Type-C port onto their hardware.

iMac is getting daft reviews
Published in News
Friday, 10 April 2015 14:49

iMac is getting daft reviews


How do you say it is rubbish without offending anyone? 

Wall Street Journal reviewers  are having a devil of a job with Apple latey – they want to say the latest products are rubbish, but appear to stop short.

 

Xiaomi flogs the most phones in a day
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 10 April 2015 14:08

Xiaomi flogs the most phones in a day


Cleaning Apple's clock 

Xiaomi, the Chinese mobile maker and world's 3rd largest smartphone distributor, has set a new Guinness World Record in terms of smartphone selling.

Apple holds security door open for the Chinese
Published in News


Never reads the papers

While Google and Mozilla have been falling over themselves to stop a data leak to China, Apple has cheerfully ignored the problem.

Apple Watch trashed by reviewers
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 09 April 2015 10:45

Apple Watch trashed by reviewers


Battery life too quick, price too high, a chocolate teapot of time pieces

Apple's iWatch has failed to impress reviewers, meaning that it will be only those with their brains switched off who buy one.

Australia puts Apple, Google and Microsoft under tax spotlight
Published in News


Watch 'em wriggle

Australia is the first country to put Google, Apple and Microsoft's "completely legal" tax avoidance under the spotlight.

Fiorina dubs Tim Cook a gay rights hypocrite
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 13:16

Fiorina dubs Tim Cook a gay rights hypocrite


Do dirty deeds but shut up about it

A former HP boss, and presidential wanna be took time out from attacking Hilary Clinton to have a pop at Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Samsung execs told to look at design
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 13:00

Samsung execs told to look at design


Copying Apple not that much of an option

Samsung executives were told about the importance of designs and user experiences and how a rounded rectangle was not really that cool.

Farrell escapes from Apple tyranny
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 11:52

Farrell escapes from Apple tyranny


Apple stuck a Farrell in charge of Apple quality... what could possibly go wrong?

The Tame Apple Press is stunned after it was revealed that a Farrell has escaped from Apple custody after he had been put in charge of Apple's quality.

Apple faces Swiss Army knife
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 11:24

Apple faces Swiss Army knife


A watch which removes stones from horse's hooves

It appears that everyone is making a watch these days – other than Apple of course, which is yet to release its out-of-date effort.  The latest manufacturer to throw its hat into the ring is the maker of Swiss Army knives.