Nvidia announced record profits
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 12 February 2015 10:50

Nvidia announced record profits


$1.25 billion up nine percent from last year

Nvidia is doing rather well, has reported a record quarter and its best year ever.

Galaxy 6 Exynos 7420 is 14nm SoC
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 12 February 2015 08:28

Galaxy 6 Exynos 7420 is 14nm SoC


Beats Intel and Apple 

Fudzilla has found out that the Samsung Galaxy S6 will be one of the first devices to boast a non-Intel chip build around a 14nm process.

Nvidia schedules Made to Game event for March 3
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 10:24

Nvidia schedules Made to Game event for March 3


In San Francisco, at GDC 2015

Nvidia plans a new product announcement on the second day of MWC 2015 and it has sent invitations to press outlets for an event scheduled for the 3rd of March 2015. 

AMD Fiji HBM limited to 4GB stacked memory
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 09:41

AMD Fiji HBM limited to 4GB stacked memory


Cannot fit more on 2.5D interposer

In early January we heard a thing or two about an AMD card codenamed Fiji, the one that comes with High Bandwidth Memory (HBM). 

SK Hynix shipping 8Gb LPDDR4 in LG G Flex 2
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 09:56

SK Hynix shipping 8Gb LPDDR4 in LG G Flex 2


Premium phones choice in 2015

Hynix is a big name in the memory industry, and since phones are becoming small, yet quite powerful computers, it doesn’t come as a surprise that new memory standards are making their way to flagship phones. 

HTC launches Desire 626 in Taiwan
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 08:46

HTC launches Desire 626 in Taiwan


Snapdragon 410 LTE inside for $190

HTC has not been doing particularly well in the mainstream market, but the new plan is to win 25 percent of the market in this sub-$200 segment this year, at least in Taiwan.

TMSC to invest $16 billion in advanced chip factory
Published in Processors


To boost 16nm FinFet and beyond 

Reuters carried a rather interesting announcement about TSMC, the maker of most SoCs and GPUs we care about.

BLU Vivo Air 4.8-inch is a 5.15mm thin phone
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 06 February 2015 09:26

BLU Vivo Air 4.8-inch is a 5.15mm thin phone


MediaTek MT6592 Octa-Core at $199, no contract

We are keeping a close eye on Meizu and Xiaomi, along with other Chinese phone and tablet manufactures, and companies like One Plus One. These brands have invested a lot in marketing and presented their phones as very desirable, with good specs and design at a tempting price tag. 

Office 2016 for desktop coming too
Published in News
Friday, 06 February 2015 08:35

Office 2016 for desktop coming too


Second half of 2015

Office is a very important product for Microsoft and the company doesn't plan to abandon the desktop version anytime soon. 

Shield Tablet with Tegra X1 coming soon
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 05 February 2015 11:03

Shield Tablet with Tegra X1 coming soon


By the end of March
 

It doesn’t come as a surprise that Nvidia is working on a new iteration of the Shield tablet.