Apple iOS 9.3.5 patches three zero-day vulnerabilities
Published in Mobiles


Security report discovers spyware attack on human rights activists


On Thursday, Apple issued three important zero-day security vulnerability patches in a new iOS 9.3.5 release of its mobile operating system, with some sources claiming that the exploits are particularly fatal to human rights activists and other individuals who work or act to protect human rights around the world.

Sharp announces Aquos Z2 smartphone in Taiwan market
Published in Mobiles


5.5-inch 1080p display with Helio X20 SoC

Yesterday Sharp announced a new second-generation Aquos Z2 smartphone for the Taiwan market. The device includes a 10-core MediaTek Helio X20 SoC, a 5.5-inch 1920x1080 display and 4GB of RAM, among other specifications.

Huawei unveils Honor 8 smartphone in Europe
Published in Mobiles


Starting at €399

Huawei has decided that its 5.2-inch Honor 8 smartphone deserves a dedicated European launch, where it will be available in the coming month with a starting price of €399.

Apple claims it is already doing AI
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Everyone else copied it

Apple has baffled those technology journalists who have not sold their souls to the fruity cargo cult by claiming that it is already doing AI and it is right up there with the big boys and girls.

New Alienware machines powered by Polaris
Published in Graphics


From Radeon RX 480 GPUs to Radeon R9 M470X.

Gaming PC brand Alienware has released a range of new machines based around AMD’s new Polaris GPUs.

iPhones less reliable than Android
Published in Mobiles


Poor reliability claims report

The fruity cargo cult Apple’s iPhone cash cow is dying on its feet as crashing apps, dodgy wi-fi and general poor reliability make it a poor alternative to Android.

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 4 Pro
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MediaTek Helio X20 inside

Xiaomi has just released a new version of its Redmi Note series  called Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Pro. This is a 5.5-inch phone with anHelio X20 that sells for $178.96 for the 16GB version with 2GB RAM. 

Samsung prepares for LTE MIMO 4X4 infrastructure
Published in Mobiles


Shipping in Q4, Note 7 supports it

Qualcomm has been very vocal about 4x4 LTE MIMO and its support for this standard. Samsung is preparing to start shipping its LTE infrastructure in Q4 16 and we also learned that the Galaxy Note 7 also supports 4x4 LTE MIMO.

Amazon offers unlimited cloud storage for £50 a year
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If you are in the UK

Amazon has just issues a new Unlimited Storage plan launches in the UK for a flat fee of £55 per year.

AMD gains market share in a decreasing add-in board market
Published in Graphics


Jon Peddie Research looks at the numbers

Number crunchers working for Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia have noted that during the second quarter AMD gained market share in the add-in board (AIB) market.