TSMC cuts growth forecast
Published in Mobiles


Weaker smartphone demand

TSMC has cut its revenue growth forecast for 2018 to 10 percent from the previously estimated 10-15 percent  claiming that there is weaker than expected smartphone demand and growing uncertainty facing the cryptocurrency mining market.

Microsoft runs out of Windows phones
Published in News


End of an error

Microsoft has finally run out of stock of its Windows phone finally ending something which should have been a good device.

Chipzilla loses its specs
Published in Wearables

 
Tame Apple Press claims Intel is short sighted

Intel has walked away from its Vaunt smart glasses and closing the group responsible for wearable devices.

FCC broadband panel chair arrested in $250 million fraud case
Published in News


FCC boss Ajit Pai appears to have built his own swamp

The former chair of a panel organised by FCC boss Ajit Pai to advise the agency on broadband matters has been arrested for alleged fraud. Elizabeth Ann Pierce, the former CEO of Quintillion Networks, was appointed by Pai last April to chair the committee.

Apple won’t do 5G in 2019
Published in Mobiles


Not an early adopter

Apple is known for not being an early adopter when it comes to new wireless standards. According to people close to the matter, Apple 2019 iPhone won’t have 5G capability. Intel might even be ready with its 5G PC solution.

Apple's Siri starts telling jokes
Published in News


It is as terrible as you would expect

Fruity cargo cult Apple has decided that no one will notice how bad its out of date AI Sir is if they allow her to start telling jokes.

Apple starts pulling support for 32 bit apps
Published in News


Backwards compatiblity is for proper computers

Apple has begun warning its users that their favourite 32-bit apps will soon not work on MacOS.

Israel investigates Apple over battery antics
Published in Mobiles


Failure to disclose is not kosher

Israel’s consumer protection bureau is investigating the fruity cargo cult  Apple over a failure to disclose to consumers that its software could slow performance in some iPhones.

Apple forced to pay troll
Published in News


VirnetX dispute enters the eighth year

An eight year court battle between Apple and a patent troll has entered its eighth year with a federal court in Texas ordering Apple to pay $502.6 million to a patent troll called VirnetX.

Apple unlikely to dump Intel by 2020
Published in Processors


It is probably just an attempt to get a price reduction

Last week the Tame Apple Press was reporting how Apple was going to dump Intel and use its flavour of ARM chips in its MacOS computers.