Xiaomi wireless speaker box reviewed, in stereo and Technicolor
Published in Reviews


Review: Going stereo on the cheap

Xiaomi’s recent dive into the accessory market has resulted in a number of unusual and interesting product launches, ranging from audio accessories to aluminium mouse pads.

Samsung 10nm ramp expected in late 2016
Published in Processors


14nm FinFET churned out in four fabs

Samsung has announced that it plans to ramp 10nm production in 2016. 

Asus Vivowatch shipping in Europe
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 07:40

Asus Vivowatch shipping in Europe


Prices start at €149

Remember the Asus Vivowatch? The fitness smartwatch with 10-day battery life? Well, it’s shipping in Europe. 

MediaTek MT6755 coming to a Chinese phone near you
Published in Processors


Octa-core A53 at 2.0GHz

MediaTek is planning to refresh its mid-range Cortex-A53 line-up with the MT6755, a new 2.0GHz part designed for high performance on a budget. 

AMD R9 390X to launch June 24
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 14 May 2015 08:22

AMD R9 390X to launch June 24


Not at E3

AMD is reportedly planning to launch the Fiji Radeon R9 390X at a dedicated launch event on June 24.

Mlais M4 Note review, Hong Kong gang does it again
Published in Reviews


Review:
Stainless steel frame and Galaxy looks for $159 

Hong Kong startup Mlais are back with a new phone, or should we say phones. The company was formed just six months ago, but they already have five different phones on the market, with more on the way. 

Dual-boot Onda V919 Air tablet tested
Published in Reviews
Monday, 11 May 2015 16:57

Dual-boot Onda V919 Air tablet tested


Review: Bay Trail, 3G, Android and Windows

How about some Candy Crush after a few hours of messing about in Excel? How about using Word with seamless SkyDrive integration, then switching to Android to read a book or two? 

Beelink Pocket P2 stick PC reviewed
Published in Reviews
Friday, 08 May 2015 14:26

Beelink Pocket P2 stick PC reviewed


Review: With airmouse in tow

We finally managed to get our hands on a stick PC, but it's not Intel's Compute Stick – it's the Beelink Pocket P2. This is our first stick PC review, but it's not our first review of a Beelink product. 

Sony can’t keep up with Chinese demand for smartphone cameras
Published in Mobiles


Exmor IMX214 – a victim of its own success

Sony is having a lot of trouble keeping up with demand for its Exmor IMX214 camera sensor, which is currently the part of choice for Chinese smartphone makers. 

Intel roadmap sheds light on Skylake rollout
Published in Processors


Broadwell-E coming next year

A new Intel roadmap suggests the first Broadwell LGA parts will launch in Q2, while Skylake-S parts will come in Q3.