Archos finally joins the Windows 8.1 club
The Archos 80 Cesium is the French brand’s first Windows 8.1 tablet based on Intel’s Bay Trail SoC, and it has a couple of things going for it. The tablet was showcased a few months ago, but for some reason it took Archos quite a while to get it in the channel.
Four Cortex-A53 cores
Chinese SoC designer Allwinner has announced a new $5 chip that should bring 64-bit computing and support for high resolution panels to low-end tablets.
Overheating issue resolved, or so they say
Qualcomm and TSMC have reportedly worked out overheating issues on the Snapdragon 810.
LinkIt Connect MT7681 sports low cost WiFi SoC
MediaTek had announced a new development platform, as part of its MediaTek Labs initiative.
Android One nods
Google has quietly confirmed the existence of Android 5.1 on one of its websites.
SD card slot on board, IPX4 certification
Asus has introduced a new series of wireless drives with a couple of unique features and they are about to ship in Europe.
Shipping later this month
HP’s new Z27s high resolution monitor is about to start shipping on the old continent, and it offers a decent spec at a price.
Haswell Celeron backed by Geforce GT720M
Zotac already has a couple of ZBOX models designed around relatively powerful mobile GPUs, but the new ZBOX MN321 Plus is a bit different.
Possibly the best looking mini PC out there
Acer’s new Aspire Revo One series of mini PCs comes in a futuristic white chassis, but does not sacrifice functionality for the sake of design.
Galaxy S6 Snapdragonless?
Qualcomm released its quarterly earnings yesterday and in the process the chipmaker confirmed one of its large customers will not use the Snapdragon 810.