Windows 10 build 10240 feels like RTM
Published in News
Thursday, 16 July 2015 09:54

Windows 10 build 10240 feels like RTM


Insider preview mark gone

We just finished the update of Windows 10 build 10240. This number is easy to remember as you just ad a zero to a 1024 which is a round number in IT brains. 

Intel CEO confirms 10nm is 2017
Published in Processors
Thursday, 16 July 2015 09:19

Intel CEO confirms 10nm is 2017


After Skylake comes the Lake 14nm

Intel might have admitted that it will take a bit longer to get to 10nm, and it turns out that after the second generation 14nm Skylake, the next Intel CPU will be another 14nm design, not a 10nm part as many expected.

Apple takes 92 per cent of smartphone profits
Published in Mobiles


But only has 20 percent of sales

You might love your android phone as much as you want but the numbers seems to be working better for Apple. 

MediaTek powered Chromebook after Christmas
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 09:47

MediaTek powered Chromebook after Christmas


A72 MT8173 2.0GHz with USB Type-C

MediaTek plans to start shipping its MT8173 tablets before the end of this month but it has also shared some plans to start shipping its first Chromebooks. 

Core i5 6500 is the first sub-$200 Skylake
Published in Processors


Replaces Intel Core i5 4590

Skylake will show its face in August, for both the notebook and desktop markets, and we have some new information about the upcoming desktop parts. 

First Skylake Core i7 6700K scores revealed
Published in Processors


6.7 percent better than Haswell Refresh

The first scores of Chipzilla's highly anticipated Skylake desktop processors have been made public and they are better than the Haswell Refresh Core i7 4790K. 

MediaTek Labs LinkIt ONE giveaway
Published in Wearables
Monday, 13 July 2015 13:33

MediaTek Labs LinkIt ONE giveaway


Develop a next generation game changer

The good folk of MediaTek Labs have a nice treat for the developer community. 

$199 Asus ZenPad 8 hits Best Buy
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 13 July 2015 10:19

$199 Asus ZenPad 8 hits Best Buy


22nm Moorefield Atom with iPad mini resolution

Asus has just started shipping its latest sub $200 toy, and this 8-inch tablet is now available via Best Buy. 

Qualcomm may lay off around 4,000 people
Published in Mobiles


To be announced in next conference call

Qualcomm is undergoing major restructuring and one side-effect of the overhaul is that some 4,000 jobs might be slashed. 

MediaTek X20 deca-core is actually a three-core processor
Published in Mobiles


Saves up to 30 to 48 percent of power vs two-cluster X10

MediaTek is relatively young company when it comes to smartphone SoCs. They started making System on Chip (SoC) for feature phones and smartphones years ago, and they grew from zero to 650 million sold chips within three years.