Fiji XT can support HBM2 memory
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 08:58

Fiji XT can support HBM2 memory


A few tweaks required 

Fiji XT is AMD's next generation GPU core and many end-users have very high hopes for this product. It looks like Fiji XT based cards are launching in June, and they will give Nvidia's Geforce GTX 980 a run for its money. 

iFixit forces HTC One M9 open
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 06 April 2015 16:21

iFixit forces HTC One M9 open


Still as difficult to fix as the One M8

HTC has one of the most expensive / luxurious looking Android phones on the market, and the fact that One flagships have a gorgeous all-metal body comes at a price. 

OnePlus One gets custom Android OxygenOS 1.0
Published in Mobiles


Moving away from stock UI

OnePlus One is a young mobile company that made a big deal about a phone with great specs that most people can't buy. They generated a lot of buzz through their invitation only program and ended up with a lot of media coverage. 

Galaxy S6 gutted, plenty of chips inside
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 06 April 2015 12:08

Galaxy S6 gutted, plenty of chips inside


Samsung 333 modem too

It was just a matter of time before we saw Samsung's Galaxy S6 inside out, to find what are the parts that are powering the latest Korean flagship. 

HTC Vive VR glasses need to be wired to PC
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 02 April 2015 09:28

HTC Vive VR glasses need to be wired to PC


But lasers, controllers to get wireless in final

HTC has showcased its Re Vive VR glasses that they are bringing to market with Valve, the creator of Half Life and the steam game distribution. We knew that Valve has been working on a VR headset for a while, but we didn’t see them partnering with HTC.

Golden HTC One M9 coming to EU in Q2
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 02 April 2015 09:25

Golden HTC One M9 coming to EU in Q2


Same official price, looks more expensive

We had a chance to chat with HTC representatives and learn a bit more about the company's high-end devices and the high-end strategy in general.

Alienware demonstrates its powerful Graphics Amplifier
Published in Notebooks


External graphics amplifier drops to $174.99

Alienware recently refreshed its Alienware 13 notebook, with a fresh Geforce GTX 960M graphics core, making it a bit more attractive for gamers. The previous version used Geforce GTX 860M graphics, which is being replaced by a faster GTX 960M Maxwell GPU. 

Microsoft Surface 3 uses real Windows 8.1
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 09:29

Microsoft Surface 3 uses real Windows 8.1


RIP Windows RT

WOA was the big, sexy codename for Windows on Arm and many makers of ARM based processors were really excited about this one. However, WOA quickly turned into woe. 

LG G4 to launch on April 28th
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 08:41

LG G4 to launch on April 28th


Not with a Snapdragon 808

LG has sent out invitations for its latest mobile phone event and many expect that this will be the LG G4 smartphone launch date.

There is no Snapdragon 815, Qualcomm confirms
Published in Mobiles


And there never was

A lot of rumours regarding an alleged upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 815 SoC have been floating around, and now the chipmaker has informed us that that no such chip exists.