Dell XPS 13 in Europe starts at €1329
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 09:16

Dell XPS 13 in Europe starts at €1329


In the US it starts at $799

Back at CES, we had a chance to see and feel the Dell XPS 13 notebook, which is the smallest 13-incher that we have seen so far.

AMD working on Virtual Reality too
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 08:39

AMD working on Virtual Reality too


Cooperation, not VR headsets

We became aware of a few VR-related things back in mid-2014, and one of them was that both AMD and Nvidia were investing a lot of resources in Virtual Reality. 

Jen-Hsun speaks about GeForce GTX 970 issue
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 08:09

Jen-Hsun speaks about GeForce GTX 970 issue


Acknowledgement and apology

It turns out that the "duck your head and wait until they run out of ammunition" strategy doesn’t work anymore when it comes to the GTX 970 issue. 

Shuttle releases Broadwell-based fanless SFF box
Published in Motherboards


Shuttle DS57U is a passive one-litre PC

Shuttle made a name for itself making small form-factor computers and the company has now released a Broadwell 14nm based successor to its DS47 and DS437 models. 

Slash Gear hopes for Nvidia Shield VR next week
Published in Graphics


Not a high-resolution console

Next week will be full of product launches, as we expect to officially see HTC One M9, Samsung Galaxy S6, as well as many other phones and some tablets.

Amazon returns 20 percent of GTX 970 price
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 07:47

Amazon returns 20 percent of GTX 970 price


Keep the card and stay our customer please

We came across a really interesting chat tread of an Amazon customer making a complaint over the GTX 970 specification. 

Samsung 14nm SoC changes everything
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 23 February 2015 08:10

Samsung 14nm SoC changes everything


Qualcomm in trouble

Recently Samsung announced that serial production of its new 14nm SoC has already commenced. The new part is going to end up in Samsung Galaxy S6 and a few other devices.

Bandwidth might not be everything for HBM Fiji
Published in Graphics


History lesson

AMD Hawaii came in late 2013 with a 512-bit memory interface, which was surprising, but the card did quite well against Nvidia's Kepler-based Geforce 780 TI in the high-end.

Desktop Pentium N3700 Braswell comes in Q2 15
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 09:42

Desktop Pentium N3700 Braswell comes in Q2 15


One quarter earlier than notebook version

It looks like Intel plans to release a desktop version of the Pentium N3700 one quarter ahead of the notebook version. 

Nvidia Shield Tablet update improves battery
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 09:09

Nvidia Shield Tablet update improves battery


Software upgrade 2.2, Android 5.0.1

Nvidia has just released a 94.1MB update for the Shield Tablet, and this latest update is getting the Nvidia's software updated to 2.2.