Microsoft shows off Cardboard VR
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 10:55

Microsoft shows off Cardboard VR


Not sure if this ever will be a product

Software giant Microsoft has been showing off its version of Google cardboard which is basically a cheap way of turning your phone into virtual reality device.

LG releases slim laptops
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 10:46

LG releases slim laptops


LG Gram

LG Electronics USA has released a line of premium lightweight laptops in the Land of the Free to show off Intel and Microsoft's latest products.

Linux PC for $9
Published in News
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 10:11

Linux PC for $9


Chip PC thin client

The Chip PC was crowdfunded through a Kickstarter campaign that raised more than $2 million, many times the $50,000 goal that the computer's developers wanted.

MSI releases PRO sixth gen Intel motherboards
Published in Motherboards
Monday, 28 September 2015 13:02

MSI releases PRO sixth gen Intel motherboards


H110 based

MSI today announced the addition of new H110 based motherboards to its PRO Series product line.

Qualcomm invests a fortune in India
Published in Processors
Monday, 28 September 2015 12:48

Qualcomm invests a fortune in India


Making friends and influencing people

Chipmaker Qualcomm is spending a fortune to set up shop in India by making itself the friend of the Indian government.

Blackberry boss can't play with his Priv
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 28 September 2015 11:54

Blackberry boss can't play with his Priv


Life mimics Mr Robot

In the telly show Mr Robot, the hero notes that one of the villains knows nothing about technology because he uses a Blackberry while anyone sensible uses Android.

FTC will not let Google be
Published in News
Monday, 28 September 2015 10:22

FTC will not let Google be


Playing monopoly with Android

The Federal Trade Commission has started investigating complaints that Google unfairly uses its Android mobile operating system to bolster popular products like Google Search and Google Maps. 

Hon Hai will buy most of Sharp
Published in News
Monday, 28 September 2015 10:11

Hon Hai will buy most of Sharp


Possibly with help from Apple 


Hon Hai considering buying a majority stake in Sharp's loss-making LCD business for $1.7 billion,

Saudi Araba nearly bought Italian hackers
Published in News
Monday, 28 September 2015 09:54

Saudi Araba nearly bought Italian hackers


Don't have a state hacking system? Buy one

There was a sharp intake of breath over the weekend when it was revealed that the Saudi Arabian government came close to buying control of the notorious Italian surveillance software company Hacking Team for $42 million – apparently with the assistance of the US.

Blackberry juices itself in latest report
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 25 September 2015 15:17

Blackberry juices itself in latest report


Confirms Android phone will be named after a toilet


BlackBerry published its latest quarterly financial report today, delivering some miserable results for the last three months.