Nvidia teases Pascal
Published in Graphics


"Order of 10" with a side order of chips

Nvidia has set up a website designed to tease the release of its Pascal-based graphics cards.

HP releases new Pavilion x360 range
Published in Notebooks


Do not break the bank

The maker of expensive printer ink, HP announced a series of new laptops for the back-to-school market or anyone who is looking for a two-in-one that won't hurt the bank balance.

Apple really is not changing iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Looks like even cordless headphones have been abandoned

One of the few “innovations” that Apple was supposed to stick under the bonnet of its iPhone 7 was a move to wi-fi headphones which would allow the phone to get thinner.

Global semiconductor sales go up
Published in Processors


First improvement in five months

Global semiconductor sales saw a slight increase in March for the first time in five months.

MediaTek expects profits to rise
Published in News


But margins will fall

MediaTek expects to post revenue growth of 24-32 percent in the second quarter of 2016, but also thinks its gross margins for the quarter will fall.

Chinese invent graphene electronic paper
Published in News

Smartphone world about to be shaken up

China, which gave the world traditional paper, has come up with a successor which could shake up electronic gadgets such as wearable devices and e-readers.

AMD Polaris 10 has 390/390X performance
Published in Graphics


For less than $299

AMD is about to launch two GPUs soon. One is codenmamed Polaris 10 and will replace Radeon 390 cards and the other, the Polaris 11 should replace the Radeon 370 and take on Geforce 950 performance.

Nvidia and Samsung settle IP Litigation
Published in Graphics


Details unknown

Nvidia was confident that it could pressure Samsung and Qualcomm into some kind of licensing dea and started a legal battle in September 2014. However not it appears that the battle is over and with a disappointing result.  

OCZ RevoDrive 400 NVMe drives show up in product placeholders
Published in News


Launch set for May, but will depend on firmware completion

In January, OCZ took the wraps off its upcoming RevoDrive 400 PCI-E SSDs based on Toshiba’s NVMe controller technology and has ever since been quiet about its launch plans for these performance-packed M.2 drives.

HTC 10's first update brings needed camera improvements
Published in News


1.30.401.1 improves camera, Wi-Fi and system stability

HTC’s tenth-generation flagship smartphone, the HTC 10, just received its first major software update, now giving users a significantly better photo capturing experience in low-light settings, a wider HDR light range sensitivity, improved Wi-Fi performance via Smart MIMO and removal of “purple noise” in Pro Mode.