Exploding tablet stops a speeding bullet
Published in Notebooks


Battery problems

A Japanese bullet train had to make an emergency stop after a tablet computer apparently owned by a passenger caught fire while the train was en route to Tokyo Station, police and railway officials said.

Apple shares tank as world realises iPhone X will be late
Published in News


iPhone 8 will be all there is until next year

Shares in the fruity cargo cult Apple are suffering after a disappointing iPhone 8 launch and a sudden realisation from Wall Street that what Fudzilla has been saying for ages – the iPhone X will be late – is true.

Study confirms new iOS is a battery vampire
Published in Mobiles


iOS is robbery, assault on battery

A study conducted by security research firm Wandera has confirmed that iOS 11 is causing iPhone and iPad batteries to drain twice as fast.

Dubai testing flying taxis
Published in News


Take a flying cab while you wait for your jet pack

Dubai staged a test flight for what it said would soon be the world’s first drone taxi service.

Apple knowingly released new macOS High Sierra,with a zero-day bug
Published in News


Apple fanboy reveals that his favourite company is security nightmare

Fruity cargo-cult Apple has released its macOS High Sierra desktop and notebook operating system in the full knowledge that it has a zero day bug which allows hackers to steal password details.

Cloudflare offers free DDoS protection
Published in News


Claims that DDoS will be history

Cloudflare is making protection against DDoS attacks free, regardless of how bad they are and claims that soon that method of bringing down a website will be history.

Intel launches its Skylake-X
Published in Processors


Hopes to see off AMD's Threadripper

Intel has officially launched its Skylake-X processor as a response to AMD's Ryzen Threadripper series of desktop CPUs.

Apple now getting bad reviews
Published in News


Tame Apple Press is miffed


When Apple releases an inferior product, traditionally the Tame Apple Press wades in to hawk it. It seems that the reviewers of Apple’s current batch of products did not get the memo.

Broadcom announces more accurate GPS chip
Published in News


30-centimeter accuracy


Broadcom said it is sampling the first mass-market chip that can take advantage of new global navigation satellite signals and will give the next generation of smartphones 30-centimetre's accuracy instead of five metres.

Never mind the polar bears, repairing iPhones is bad
Published in Mobiles

 
Apple environmental officer sees nothing wrong with stopping people repairing their phones

The fruity cargo cult Apple’s environmental officer must have a conflict of interest when it comes to keeping the planet safe when she works for an outfit whose sole reason for being is flogging overpriced toys to rich kids and making profits.