Foxconn saw revenue increases in March
Published in News
Thursday, 13 April 2017 02:41

Foxconn saw revenue increases in March


Still up 18 percent over February following iPhone order cuts


Foxconn Electronics, the world’s largest contract manufacturer and third largest technology company by revenue, reported consolidated revenues of NT$341.69 billion in March 2017, an increase of nearly 18 percent over February and nearly 2 percent year-over-year.

Apple likely to shaft Dialog Semiconductor
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 10:30

Apple likely to shaft Dialog Semiconductor

Partner purge to keep ageing cash cow on life support

Fruity cargo-cult Apple is preparing to shaft yet another of its partners in a desperate deal to keep its iPhone cash-cow mooing.

Apple fanboy tries to sleep with his iPhone
Published in News


And it nearly kills him


An Apple fanboy from Alabama is regretting his decision to take his iPhone to bed with him.

Apple wins in Beijing in iPhone patent case
Published in News


Shenzhen company plans to appeal

Over the weekend, a Beijing court overturned a local intellectual property bureau’s ruling that Apple had violated a defunct Shenzhen company’s patented design with the iPhone 6. The ruling is the latest indicates that Chinese courts will not always rule in favor of its home markets.

Wireless charging demand to pick up with next iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Physical Direct Connection (PDC) technology to improve chassis yield rates

Consumer demand for wireless charging is expected to pick up following the arrival of the next-generation iPhone lineup later this year, according to research from Digitimes and information from smartphone chassis makers.

Apple fanboy dies in the bath
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 20 March 2017 13:48

Apple fanboy dies in the bath


Darwin award winner a member of a key Apple demographic

A British Apple fanboy is up for a Darwin award for exiting the gene pool trying to charge his iPhone while he was in the bath

iPhone 6S explodes before CCTV cameras
Published in Games
Thursday, 16 March 2017 12:18

iPhone 6S explodes before CCTV cameras


Tame Apple Press says there is nothing to worry about

The Tame Apple Press is playing down CCTV footage of an iPhone 6 Plus exploding.

Apple patents Airbuds tracking your health
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 16 March 2017 11:57

Apple patents Airbuds tracking your health


What do you mean you can do that with a headphone jack?

The fruit tax-dodging cargo cult thinks it has found another reason to stick its expensive Airbuds into your ears.

Kickstarter campaign to give the iPhone a proper operating system
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Turns it into real phone

Someone has hit on a novel idea to help users of Apple’s iPhone who actually want to use it as a phone.

Boffins turn all stolen phones into a Samsung Note 7
Published in Mobiles


Still better than an iPhone


Researchers have developed new technology that can prevent stolen phones turning  into a smouldering blob of plastic, or the case of an iPhone a beautiful looking, reassuringly expensive smouldering blob of plastic.