Tsar Putin spikes reviews for YotaPhone
Published in News
03 April 2015


He gets everywhere

Vladimir Putin's is trying make it look like the dual-screen YotaPhone is actually popular by spiking reviews.

Intel unleashes 750-series PCIe/NVMe SSD
Published in Memory
03 April 2015


Leaves SATA drives in the dust

Intel has launched new 750-series solid state drives, based on PCIe and NVMe interfaces, enabling substantially higher performance than the company’s SATA SSDs. 

AMD faces fraud charges
Published in Processors
02 April 2015


Llano should not have been Godot

AMD must face claims that it committed securities fraud by hiding problems with the bungled 2011 launch of Llano that eventually led to a $100 million writedown, a US court has decided.

Galaxy S6 users complain of display problems
Published in Mobiles
02 April 2015


Pixels last as long as Game of Thrones extra

T-Mobile subscribers on xda-developers forums have been moaning that the Galaxy S6 edge units they received had display problems.

EU investigates  Apple anti-trust music antics
Published in News
02 April 2015


Time to face the music

EU regulators think it is time that Apple faced the music over the way it has handled its streaming service in the old country.

Apache turns 20
Published in News
02 April 2015


Brave new world makes us feel old

One of the first stories I wrote was a yarn about some new server software called Apache – now both of us are feeling pretty old.

Apple MacBook has same performance as 2012 Air
Published in Notebooks
02 April 2015


You get what you pay for

When the new MacBook came out the Tame Apple press launched a ton of free PR for their favourite company praising how much it looked like Apple's Air.

HTC revives One M8 in Europe as One M8s
Published in Mobiles
02 April 2015


With Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC

Just as its new flagship, the HTC One M9, started to appear in European retail/e-tail, HTC announced a new version of the HTC One M8 smartphone, the new mid-range HTC One M8s.

Phison to expand SSD range
Published in News
02 April 2015


The River Phison swept me away....

NAND flash device controller supplier, which is not named after a biblical river, Phison Electronics is looking to expand its SSD operation in 2015.

EU about to sue Google
Published in News
02 April 2015


Long expected anti-trust case 

The EU is pressing ahead with its plan to sue Google for anti-trust antics