Apple in hot water for “nicking ideas”
Published in Mobiles


This one could cost it $2.4 billion

Fruity cargo cult Apple has found itself in the middle of another accusation that it may not invented some of the technology it made a fortune from.
VoIP-Pal (VPLM) claims that Jobs’ Mob owes it $2.8 billion because of the way its iMessage and FaceTime services work.

EU blocks Hutchison’s O2 take-over
Published in News

Would have harmed the UK mobile sector

The European Commission has blocked the proposed acquisition of O2 by Hutchison under the EU Merger Regulation.

Inventec escapes the PC market tarpit
Published in News


Slashes dependence on PC


Inventec has succeeded in reducing its reliance on PC product lines, with the revenue proportion now less than half of its bottom line.

Samsung will remain ahead in the telly market
Published in News


Been the leader since 2011


Samsung is pretty sure it can keep its title of the world’s top flat-screen television manufacturer for a sixth consecutive year.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies gets passive magnetic levitation system
Published in News


Aims to keep construction costs low, safety a top priority


On Monday, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc. (HTT) announced the addition of a new “passive magnetic levitation” system for use with its custom version of the 760-mile per hour high-speed transportation system originally envisioned by Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

EA releases first Battlefield 1 trailer
Published in Games


Release scheduled for October 21st

Couple a days ago at its official unveil, EA and DICE have unveiled its latest addition to the Battlefield franchise, putting the story back to World War I timeframe and announcing it as Battlefield 1.

EK Water Blocks Radeon Pro Duo block now available
Published in Graphics


Turns the Radeon Pro Duo into a single-slot card

EK Water Blocks has announced that its full-cover water block for Radeon Pro Duo is now available and allows users to both include the AMD Radeon Pro Duo into their own liquid cooling loop but also turn it into a single-slot graphics card.

Partners announce their Geforce GTX 1080 Founders Edition
Published in Graphics


EVGA, Zotac, Gigabyte, Galax and Inno3D

Following the announcement of first Pascal-based Geforce graphics cards, the GTX 1080 and the GTX 1070, Nvidia AiB (Add-in-Board) partners have announced their versions, all based on reference design, now known as Founders Edition.

UK hacker will not have to hand over passwords
Published in News


Love one NCA nil

A UK computer scientist and activist Lauri Love has had a minor victory against the authorities who are trying to extradite him to the US.

PC industry goes even lower
Published in Notebooks


How low can you go?

Beancounters working for Canalys gave added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that PC sales have fallen 13 per cent mroe than the previous year.