Junk your Chinese phones warns Lithuania's Defence Ministry
Published in News


Built in censorship


Lithuania's Defense Ministry recommended that consumers avoid buying Chinese mobile phones and advised people to throw away the ones they have now after a government report found the devices had built-in censorship capabilities.

European Commission takes on Apple over chargers
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 12:08

European Commission takes on Apple over chargers


There will be a common charger for all mobile devices

The European Commission is set to square off with fruity cargo cult Apple over its plans to have a common charger for mobile phones, tablets and headphones.

Apple trains drones to hard sell its overpriced repairs  
Published in PC Hardware


Undermines competition

The fruity cargo cult Apple has been caught training repair staff how to  undermine third party companies and talk customers into buying more expensive first party repairs.

New type of computing mimics human brain
Published in News
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 12:04

New type of computing mimics human brain


Reservoir computing already wants beer, Brexit, votes conservative, likes football

A new type of computing that mimics the way the human brain works was already transforming how scientists could tackle some of the most difficult information processing problems.

Bezos has a climate epiphany
Published in News
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 12:02

Bezos has a climate epiphany


Will give away a billion

Amazon founder and the first man to fly a giant sex toy into space, Jeff Bezos, claims that his rocket trip has given him an epiphany on climate change.

Amazon updates Kindle Paperwhite
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 12:01

Amazon updates Kindle Paperwhite


Larger screen, better battery

Amazon launched an update to its Kindle Paperwhite e-book readers, adding larger screens, better battery life, and wireless charging at prices starting at $140.

AMD Radeon RX 6600 rumoured 13 October
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 11:54

AMD Radeon RX 6600 rumoured 13 October


Product specs appear 

Hexus has found a list of product specs for the Gigabyte Radeon RX 6600 Eagle which it thinks it will be released on October 13.

Irish hacked off with Facebook perv specs
Published in News
Tuesday, 21 September 2021 11:29

Irish hacked off with Facebook perv specs


We don't like that at all

The Data Protection Commission in Ireland, Facebook's lead privacy regulator in Europe, has asked Facebook to demonstrate an LED indicator light on its pair of "smart" Ray-Ban sunglasses -- which lights up when the user is taking a video.

TMSC claims it will be carbon neutral by 2050
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 21 September 2021 11:27

TMSC claims it will be carbon neutral by 2050


That means losing 15 million tons of carbon

TSMC announced last week that it would flatten its emissions growth by 2025 and reach net-zero carbon by 2050.

Oracle automates digital marketing
Published in AI
Tuesday, 21 September 2021 11:26

Oracle automates digital marketing


Sells qualified leads


Oracle announced on Monday a new system that it says will use artificial intelligence to automate key parts of digital marketing campaigns.