Don't give me steam
Published in Gaming
Friday, 25 May 2018 11:23

Don't give me steam


Apple blocks Steam Apps

Apple has blocked the plans of the biggest distributor of PC-based video games to extend its reach into iPhones because, while it would give users access to a lot of games, Steam did not want to gut its bottom line and give Apple all its profits.

Apple signs deal with VW
Published in Transportation
Friday, 25 May 2018 11:04

Apple signs deal with VW


Fruity cargo cult will work with Hitler's favourite car company

The super-green Apple will work alongside a European car maker which has been fined for fiddling its emission ratings to take control of its employee's self-driving shuttles.

Apple knew its iPhone would bend
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 25 May 2018 10:48

Apple knew its iPhone would bend


It still denied it

Fruity cargo cult Apple knew that its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were designed in such a way that they would bend, according to internal documents.

Essential surplus to requirements
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 25 May 2018 10:40

Essential surplus to requirements


Andy Rubins cancels phone development

Andy Rubin's Essential Products business is considering selling itself and has cancelled development of a new smartphone.

US court rules against Samsung over iPhone design
Published in Mobiles


Neither side happy

A US court has ruled that Samsung must pay Apple $539 million for infringing five patents with Android phones it sold in 2010 and 2011, but there are major reasons why Apple will not be happy with the verdict.

ZTE named and shamed as shipping with malware
Published in Mobiles


Maybe the FBI was right

Researchers at Avast Threat Labs say that more than 100 different low-cost Android devices from manufacturers like ZTE, Archos, and myPhone come with malware pre-installed.

Samsung lays out process roadmap
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 12:29

Samsung lays out process roadmap


New process technology down to 3-nanometer

More details have come out about Samsung's roadmap for process technology.

TSMC starts work on Apple's A12
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 12:09

TSMC starts work on Apple's A12


7nm

The dark satanic rumour mill has started a hell on earth yarn claiming that TSMC has started work on Apple's custom built Apple A12 CPU built on a 7-nm process.

Zuckerberg says sorry to Europe
Published in News
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 11:41

Zuckerberg says sorry to Europe


But some European politicians want a break up of Facebook

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has apologised to EU lawmakers for the company's role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal and for allowing fake news to swamp the site.

The world is a computer claims Microsoft
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 11:12

The world is a computer claims Microsoft


Blue screen of death becomes more problematic

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has been telling anyone who listens that the "world is now a computer" and if we start thinking that way we will transform everything.