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Apple: We're still GREAT pals with GT and we'd LOVE to team up again

But give us back our $439m Apple hasn't given up on scratch-resistant sapphire glass for future products and it might even continue to work with GT Advanced Technologies on the material despite its past difficulties with the company, according to documents released on Thursday.…

Google Glassholes are UNDATEABLE – HP exec

You need an emotional connection, says touchy-feely MD... We can do that Hoping to woo the ladies with your shiny new Google Glass? Don't bother, because no woman in her right mind would let a Glasshole anywhere near her data centre, an HP bigwig has claimed.…

DOUBLE BONK: Testy fanbois catch Apple Pay picking pockets

Users wail as tapcash transactions are duplicated Tim Cook's dream of bonking-to-pay global domination has taken a serious battering after customers using the new Apple Pay system were double charged.…

Vulture trails claw across Lenovo's touchy N20p Chromebook

The Googlebook you can fondle Review  A friend recently introduced me to a North West fast-food tradition called half-and-half. That’s chips, rice and curry sauce to those of us born and raised in the more enlightened parts of the realm. It’s not a combination I’d considered before, but truth be told it’s a pleasant repast. Especially after a beer or three.…

Chipmaker FTDI bricking counterfeit kit

USB-serial imitators whacked by driver update Reports are emerging that chip-maker FTDI has declared war on chip counterfeiters with a driver update that bricks USB devices recognised as fakes.…

Forget the $2499 5K iMac – today we reveal Apple's most expensive computer to date

Unbelievable specs, too Pic  When Bonhams put a vintage Apple I computer on the block, the Brit auction house thought the tech antique would fetch as much as $500,000.…

Smartphone giant _____ puts citizens' private data beyond reach of oppressive regime _____

And into the hands of _______ that also spies on people Chinese Apple wannabe Xiaomi says it's spent much of the past year migrating its online services out of its Beijing data centers so that it can better serve customers in international markets.…

Nokia France leak: Windows Phone DUMPED in Microsoft Lumia revamp

Haricots renversés sur Facebook The French wing of Microsoft's Nokia mobile device division appears to have confirmed some Windows Phone rebranding efforts that have been rumored for the past few months.…

Really... an iKeyfob? Apple continues war on fanbois' pockets

Relax: it's just a patent... for now Apple has been granted a patent for an iKeyfob capable of unlocking doors, starting the engine and turning your car into a less good version of KITT from Knight Rider.…

Freescale lassos Ethernet cables around car, calls it 'Internet of Things'

Dev kit for the auto sector Freescale is showing off in-car Ethernet infotainment technology inexplicably pitched as an “Internet of Things” solution.…

PARC Alto source code released by computer history museum

A slice of history: the GUI before the Apple The Computer History Museum in Mountain View has released another foundational piece of software to the world at large: some of the code that gave the world the Xerox Alto computer, which among other things helped inspire a couple of young garage developers, Steves Jobs and Wozniak.…

Back to the ... drawing board: 'Hoverboard' will disappoint Marty McFly wannabes

Buzzing board (and some future apps) leave a lot to be desired The internet is aflutter over the Kickstarter campaign for the "Hendo Hoverboard", a magnetically levitating toy that the firm alleges will be available on October 21, 2015 – the same day that Michael J Fox programmed into the De Lorean for the second Back to the Future film.…

Apple, GT in SECRET SAPPHIRE peaceable parting PACT

GT to sell off factory, repay Cupertino loans if deal is approved Apple and GT Advanced Technologies, the materials company that was once slated to provide scratchproof sapphire glass for iPhones and other Apple products, have agreed to an "amicable parting of the ways," according to sources with knowledge of GT's bankruptcy litigation.…

NSA approves Samsung Knox for use by TOP SECRET g-men

Nine gadgets from chaebol green-lighted US spooks will be allowed to access sensitive government information on their KNOX-locked Samsung gadgets from now on.…

You get what you pay for: Kingston's SSDNow V310 960GB whopper

Enterprise-worthy TBW stats... with price tag to match Review  Kingston’s SSD division have been a bit quiet lately but now they're back in the limelight with the V310 960GB. This is the latest model in the company’s SSDNow V300 series of drives aimed at the budget/entry level end of the market. At 960GB it’s the largest capacity Kingston SSD to date.…

OnePlus One cut-price Android phone on sale to all... for 1 HOUR

Still teasing... Word-of-mouth sensation the OnePlus One smartphone finally goes on general sale to the public next week – six months after the phone was launched, and after a number of not-always successful promotional gimmicks. But only in 16 territories. And you only have an hour on Monday to check out.…

ICO warns UK broadcasters over filming using drones

Must comply with data protection rules, m'kay? UK broadcasters have been warned that their use of unmanned drones for filming purposes must adhere to data protection laws.…

Don't shoot – I'm un-ARM-ed! Samsung whips out Intel Chromebook 2

Celeron added to line-up.... but it's not the top of the line Score another point for Chipzilla in its quest for relevance in the mobile market: Samsung has announced a new, low-cost Chromebook that's powered by an Intel processor.…

Microsoft Q1 FY 2015 Financial Results: Record Revenue On Strong Consumer Sales

13 hours agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

This afternoon, Microsoft announced record first quarter revenue for its fiscal year 2015 which ended September 30. Revenue was up 25% year-over-year, and came in at $23.2 billion. Gross margin was up 12% year-over-year at $14.9 billion. Show More Summary

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