Apple iPhone 6S Rumor Roundup

28 July, 2015

If Apple sticks to the cadence it’s established over the past several years, we’ve got less than 60 days until the introduction of the next iPhone.

And if Cupertino follows the same upgrade strategy — big redesigns for even numbered years, internal specs updates for odd ones — we can likely expect something a bit less radical than the big-screen phablet makeover the iPhone got in 2014.

Of course, that’s all conjecture and educated guesses, based on past history. So with that caveat firml

Emergency security fix for MS Windows

23 July, 2015

Microsoft on Monday issued an emergency fix for all supported versions of its Windows operating system, plugging a hole that essentially allowed hackers unfettered access to victims’ computers.

The “critical” vulnerability, denoting Microsoft’s highest level of threat, would have allowed hackers to take “complete control of the affected system,” the company wrote in an online security bulletin posted Mo

Toshiba CEO to resign over scandal

21 July, 2015

Toshiba’s chief executive and president Hisao Tanaka is to resign after the company said it had overstated its profits for the past six years.

He will be succeeded by chairman Masashi Muromachi, with vice-chairman Norio Sasaki also stepping down.

On Monday, an independent panel appointed by Toshiba said the firm had overstated its operating profit by a total of 151.8bn yen ($1.22bn, £780m).

The overstatement was roughly triple an initial Toshiba estimate.

Lenovo releases three notebooks to crush its competitors

19 June, 2015

The inaugural Lenovo Tech World event is set to kick off on May 28 in Beijing. Lenovo aims to use the event to show off its vision for how computing technology will develop over the next five years, but the company also has some more immediate announcements to share.

Lenovo has revealed a few limited details for three new low-cost consumer notebooks: the entry-level Ideapad 100, the 14-inch Z41 and the larger size Z51 with optional 3D camera. The new notebooks are aimed at giving a boost to L

Apple Watch taking the smartwatch market by storm, watch out Android

12 June, 2015

Apple could sell 36 million of its Apple Watches over the first 12 months they’re on the market, according to the latest prediction out of Wall Street. And that’s a conservative estimate.

The new figure comes from Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty, who is raising her Apple Watch sales forecast by 20 percent from the earlier figure of 30 million.

It might have been even higher if Apple were having better luck with its supply chain for the smartwatch, its first foray into wearables.