Huawei likely to hit smartphone sales target
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 11:45

Huawei likely to hit smartphone sales target


And they said 100 million couldn't be done


While the rest of the smartphone industry is in the doledrums, Chinese phone maker Huawei is likely to hit is ambitious 100 million sales target.

Samsung is back to black
Published in News
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 10:29

Samsung is back to black


But investors are unlikely to cheer

Samsung is expected to announce its first annual increase in quarterly profit in two years following a dismal third quarter in 2014, but word on the street is that things are not going well.

Chinese Malware can hit any iPhone
Published in News
Monday, 05 October 2015 15:29

Chinese Malware can hit any iPhone


Vaults over the Jobs' Great Wall 

iOS malware capable of attacking both non-jailbroken and jailbroken iPhones has surfaced making Jobs' Mob's walled garden defences null and void.

DRAM Prices fell in September
Published in Memory
Monday, 05 October 2015 14:43

DRAM Prices fell in September


More doom next year predicted 

Beancounters from DRAM Exchange have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that sales of DRAM for notebooks and PCs suffered a downturn in September.

Cannonlake moves Intel from quad-core
Published in Processors
Monday, 05 October 2015 12:12

Cannonlake moves Intel from quad-core


Intel engineer spills the beans

Intel's next-generation Cannonlake consumer-targeted processors could be the chip to leap from quad-core designs for the great unwashed.

Depressed iPhone 6S are switching themselves off
Published in Mobiles


IPhone in a coma, I know, I know it is serious 
 

The new iPhone 6S has a new feature –  it puts itself into a coma to avoid listening to the inane chatter of Apple fanboys owners .

Google now has an evil Alphabet overlord
Published in News
Monday, 05 October 2015 11:10

Google now has an evil Alphabet overlord


No evil costs too much

Search engine Google is now officially run by an Alphabet overlord which is permitted to do evil so long as it is legal.

More AMD PRO APUs details
Published in Processors
Monday, 05 October 2015 10:24

More AMD PRO APUs details


Consumer desktop and mobile products

Last week AMD announced its next generation PRO series APUs for business desktop and notebook PCs and now some more details have come to light.

Oculus Rift boss justifies higher price
Published in Wearables
Monday, 05 October 2015 10:14

Oculus Rift boss justifies higher price


$350 you should be so Luckey

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey has been justifying punters having to pay more than the expected $350 price for the Oculus Rift headset.

Apple declares war on IFixit
Published in News
Friday, 02 October 2015 11:38

Apple declares war on IFixit


App pulled from store for pulling to bits

Fruity cargo cult Apple is furious that the tear-down outfit iFixit has dared to take the back off its shiny toys and reveal the outrageous profits the company is charging.