iPad turns ten
Published in Mobiles
29 January 2020

iPad turns ten


Still yet to make any impact

A decade ago, Apple's spiritual head Steve Jobs promised Apple fanboys that his brand new tablet gizmo would change the world – it didn't thanks mostly to limited software and simple evolution of mobile tech.

Apple’s Safari anti-tracking feature allows users to be tracked
Published in Mobiles


Thanks to software designed to protect their privacy

The software genii at Apple have moved from creating clock software which cannot adjust to summertime to building anti-tracking software which allows users to be tracked.

Apple wants to create a cheap iPhone
Published in Mobiles


It will probably have a rotary dial

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that claims the fruity cargo cult Apple is thinking of putting out a “cheap” mobile phone.

2020: The Year of 5G, AI and Automotive
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Part One: 5G 

It all comes down to a single very memorable date, February 29, 2000, which was the first time I published an international article at The Register. Twenty years and thousands of stories later, I am ready to share some of my predictions for 2020. Let me start with 5G. 

Qualcomm rolls out three new Snapdragon mobile chipsets
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Entry-level SD 460, SD 662, and the gaming-oriented SD 720G

Qualcomm has announced three Snapdragon mobile chipset to cover the entry-leve and mid-range smartphone markets, the Snapdragon 460, Snapdragon 662, and the gaming-oriented Snapdragon 720G.