nav search
Data Centre Software Security DevOps Business Personal Tech Science Emergent Tech Bootnotes
BOFH
Lectures

Personal Tech

HP says: Like, comment and subscribe to our beastly workstations

Boutique PC for middle managers, subscription hardware for creative pros

Can 'blockchain' mobe Exodus stem movement of HTC's Jah people?

Yeah, probably not, but dev previews are available now

Samsung's graphene batteries promise to charge five times faster – without exploding

Chaebol says development is done and dusted

Happy 60th birthday, video games. Thank William Higinbotham for your misspent evenings

Tennis for Two prepares to collect its bus pass

Silent running: Computer sounds are so '90s

Something for the Weekend, Sir? 'Do not disturb' mode isn't for you, it's for the rest of us

FYI: Drone maker DJI's 'Get it on Google Play' website button definitely does not get the app from Google Play...

Updated Quadcopter slinger rudely palms folk off to .apk download

Oz to turn pirates into vampires: You won't see their images in mirrors

Internet piracy crackdown looms over Google and search engines, file-sharing sites in proposed legislation

All through the house, not a creature was stirring... especially Samsung smartwatches: Batteries empty at 3AM

Firmware update fingered for draining power as folks sleep

Apple to dump Intel CPUs from Macs for Arm – yup, the rumor that just won't die is back

Star analyst uses 2020 vision to predict macOS move

Android creator Andy Rubin's firm might think its phone is Essential, but 30% of staff are not

Promises 'truly game changing consumer product'... Please, not the Clippy mobe

Well slap my ass and call me Judy, Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 is just as hard to fix as the old one

So. Much. Glue.

The new Huawei is going upmarket, but the old Huawei still threatens

Analysis If this all feels rather familiar, you'd be right

Raspberry Pi fans up in arms as Mathematica disappears from Raspbian downloads

Fear not! A swift sudo and your computational prayers will be answered

Sure, Europe. Here's our Android suite without Search, Chrome apps. Now pay the Google tax

Ad giant to charge for key applications amid license shakeup and antitrust fine

Tech hub blames tech: San Francisco fingers Uber, Lyft rides for its growing traffic headache

Nothing to do with lousy infrastructure, poor public transport, etc etc etc

Huawei's Watch GT snubs Google for homegrown OS

Behold, a new Chinese platform?

Pixel 3 XL reveals innards festooned with glue and... Samsung?

Samsung-screened mobe not easily repaired, just like a Samsung

Huawei Mate 20 series: China's best phone, but a pricey proposition

Hands On A tale of Four Mates

HP dangles subscription hardware at power users

Need SSD RAID, i9 or a GPU? Join our Z Club, says Inky

Finally. The palm-sized Palm phone is back. And it will, er, save you from your real smartphone

Video Like a little tiny ghost in the machine

Samsung’s flexible phone: Expect an expensive, half-bendy clamshell

Like a Psion without the keys

Microsoft Surface to die in 2019? Not while Redmond keeps making it, er, blush

But you're only in the pink if you're in China

GDPR stands for Google Doing Positively, Regardless. Webpage trackers down in Europe – except Big G's

Wait.... this wasn't in the script

Samsung: Swanky hardware alone won't save a phone maker

Interview Try being useful to customers

Take my advice: The only safe ID is a fake ID

Something for the Weekend, Sir? So says Alex... Graham... Dan...

Samsung Galaxy A9: Mid-range bruiser that takes the fight to Huawei

Hands On Chaebol charges back against Chinese SIM-only onslaught

Does Google make hardware just so nobody buys it?

Comment Pixel Slate: Nero for a Day

Happy with your Surface Pro 3's battery? Well, here's a setting that will cut the charge by half

Microsoft tweaks firmware for kiosks and users that love the power cord

Russian 'troll factory' firebombed – but still fit to fiddle with our minds

Sick burn, bro: attacker only managed to torch a window-sill

Pixel 3, 3XL, Slate tab launch: Google emits swanky iPad botherer while tarting up mobes

Plus a Home Hub unit for the really die-hard fans who trust Google over Amazon

Punkt: A minimalist Android for the paranoid

Feeling lucky?

Facebook's new always-listening home appliance kit Portal doesn't do Facebook

Trust us, pleads the Zuck

Watch Series 4: What price 'freedom'? About as much as you'd expect from an Apple product

Review A stellar improvement all round – except for Siri

Qualcomm chip roadmap leaks: Now with added hotdog*

No integrated 5G just yet

The secret history of Apple's Stacks

Shame they changed the name... Piles was more fun

Where can I hide this mic? I know, shove it down my urethra

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Not sure I like where you've put the speaker

US mobe owners will get presidential text message at 2:18 pm Eastern Time

It's just a test, we're told

Microsoft: OK, we have no phones, but look how much we love Android

Mirroring, Timeline come to Google mobes

Facebook gives third-party apps the all-clear

Social network says SSO-slurping miscreants didn't reuse tokens on third-party apps

Microsoft resurfaces Surface kit alongside Windows 10 update

Wireless, noise-cancelling Surface headphones teased too

New Zealand border cops warn travelers that without handing over electronic passwords 'You shall not pass!'

Land of the Long White Cloud's new 'digital strip-search' law

Fortnite 'fesses up: New female character's jiggly bits 'unintended' and 'embarrassing'

Video Horn-dog developers red-faced over avatar antics

The Register - Independent news and views for the tech community. Part of Situation Publishing