Generation Z not equipped with enough technical skills
Published in News

Dell warns of huge staff shortage coming 

More than a third (37%) of Gen Zers feel their school education didn't prepare them with the digital skills they need to propel their career, according to Dell Technologies' international survey.

Smartphone sales disaster
Published in Mobiles

Qualcomm warns 

Sales of smartphones are going to be dire for a couple of years according to chipmaker Qualcomm -- which has made a bob or two on the tech over the years.

Microsoft says its "quiet update" was not spying
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Trust us

Software King of the World Microsoft has reassured users that its KB5021751 update which was quietly delivered last month via its Windows Update channel was not spying on rival software.

Apple results dire
Published in News
03 February 2023

Apple results dire

Blames everyone else but itself 

Fruity cargo-cult Apple has rushed to blame everyone else but its own lack of innovation and management for what are its worst results in seven years.

Size means everything when it comes to hard-drives
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Study concludes that it is not just how you use it

A new report claims that when it comes to drive stability and avoiding failure -- the bigger the better.

Samsung 2TB 980 Pro SSD self harms
Published in PC Hardware

Upgrade your firmware or suffer

The pricy 2 TB version of the Samsung 980 Pro SSD launched last year needs a firmware update before it fails.

First gen iPhone sold for $50,000
Published in Mobiles

Half the original price -- who says these things can't keep their value?

A first generation, unopened 2007 iPhone is expected to sell for more than $50,000 when it goes to auction today.

AMD admits undershipping to keep prices high
Published in PC Hardware

How very Chipzilla 

AMD has admitted that it has been “undershipping” chips to balance "supply and demand" or in non-economic terms - keep the prices up.

Intel rumoured to slash the price of Alder Lake processors
Published in PC Hardware

Up to $130 per processor

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that Intel is to slash the prices of its 12th Generation ‘Alder Lake’ Core processors.

EU tells Microsoft why it is worried about Activision Blizzard deal
Published in Gaming

Vole says it is prepared to make concessions

The European Union has sent Microsoft a list of its concerns about the ongoing purchase of Activision Blizzard for $69 billion.