Samsung top the list of world's biggest tech companies

Samsung has been announced as the largest technology firm in the world, with sales of their devices hitting the $117.8 billion mark. The figure sees them overtake HP, who managed an impressive $114.6 billion, making them the second largest tech…

iPhone app developers Tapulous make $1 million a month

Tapulous, the iPhone app developers famous for their popular rhythm game Tap Tap Revenge, have claimed that they are now making close to $1 million (£619k) a month from sales of their iPhone applications. Tap Tap Revenge was originally a…

Microsoft is making money too – and even Vista's starting to take off

microsoft-profits-vista-office.jpgAs well as Apple bragging about how much money it’s raked in so far this year, Microsoft is expected to announce some rather pretty upwards-pointing graphs this week too.

Analysts are predicting a huge 66% rise in profits for MS over the last year, as despite the numerous financial disasters going on around the globe people are still buying new computers so their internet loads faster and World of Warcraft looks a bit prettier…

Apple rakes in $831 from every iPhone sold

iphone-revenue.jpgiPhone’s exclusive American operator AT&T ends up paying out $18 a month to Apple just for the privilege of stocking the thing, thanks to data revealed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

Plus iPhone doesn’t come with any old mobile contract – poor Americans are LOCKED DOWN into it for a full two years, hence all the fuss about unlocking it. Then you’ve got the price of the phone itself on top of that. It all comes to $831 winging its way to Apple…