As chipmaker looks forward to 2016
Just weeks after he made a splashing video and comments about the upcoming Carrizo APU, John Byrne is leaving AMD. He has been working as Senior Vice President and new General Manager of AMD Computing & Graphics Business Unit, reporting directly to the Lisa Su, the new CEO.
Yields bad beyond repair
We want to make sure that you realize that 20nm GPUs won’t be coming at all. Despite the fact that Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung and Apple are doing 20nm SoCs, there won’t be any 20nm GPUs.
This is where the graphics industry is going
We had a few dozen meetings at CES 2015 with many interesting people and close friends over the last week and we came to a conclusion that 4K and Virtual Reality will play a big role in 2015 and the future of computer graphics.
Runs 4K at 60 FPS too
We had a chance to spend some time with a few Tegra X1 developer boards and see a number of demos by Nvidia and see what is going to come in the next few months.
We don’t have 4K content, but let’s show off 8K anyway
2015 is shaping up to be a big year for 4K adoption and we expect a lot of enthusiasts and consumers will end up buying their first 4K monitors, TVs and other devices over the next twelve months.
Erista is the Tegra X1
Nvidia is starting the year aggressively. It just introduced a chip called Tegra X1 and this is what we used to know as Errista. The X probably comes from the fact that Erista is the son of Logan and guess what Logan in the X man. It is a 20nm chip, Nvidia’s first.
Listed at €699, aimed at professionals
If you are in need for a big 4K UHD monitor, we might have something for you. We found a listing of Philips' BDM4065UC monitor, with a massive 39.5-inch UHD screen.
Carrier aggregation gets you 300Mbps
The Galaxy Note 4 is Samsung’s latest flagship phablet and it comes in two flavours, one of which offers the fastest mobile broadband around.
More away from Windows Phone
We have learned from sources in Nokia, by which mean the part that remained in Finland, that the brand will return to the phone market in the course of 2015.
Spiral 2 form factor prototypes ready
Project Ara is a modular smartphone platform that got us interested in DIY phones and it looks like Ara is getting a few more interesting SoCs for its reference hardware platform.