What hap­pened next?

On­go­ing up­dates on the tech sto­ries that will not go gen­tly

Australian T3 - - RADAR -

Scrib­bled out

Then: “Magic” Scrib­ble Pen con­cept sought crowd­fund­ing back in June to cre­ate a tool

that can scan any ob­ject’s colour and repli­cate it on pa­per. Now: Amid sus­pi­cions this

is im­pos­si­ble with 21stcen­tury tech, it was booted by Kick­s­tarter, then fel­low fund site Tilt shortly after. For shame!

Then: Chip maker Nvidia took le­gal swipe at Sam­sung on the usual mo­bile GPU mat­ters. Now: Op­er­a­tor T-mo­bile gets le­gal on the ass of Huawei over claims of, er, bot-theft. It says the Chi­nese

firm “copied… and stole parts, soft­ware, and other trade se­crets”

from its phone test­ing droid, “Tappy”. It’s a new one, at least.

Con­sole sales switcheroo

Then: “Gamer-fo­cused” Xbox 360 raced ahead of “me­dia hub” LameS­ta­tion 3. Mi­crosoft’s con­sole en­joyed a 36 month top-slot streak.

Now: Sony’s PS4 – “For the play­ers” – has out­sold the more multi-dis­ci­plinary Xbone for eight months. Mean­while, early adopters of Mi­crosoft’s de­vice glare bit­terly at their no-longer-bun­dled Kinect.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.