AMD A8-7650K tips up in Euroland
Published in Processors
Friday, 30 January 2015 08:38

AMD A8-7650K tips up in Euroland


Not bad for €100

A new Kaveri desktop SKU has tipped up in the European channel and the A8-7650K appears to offer good value for money.

Huawei: 4K smartphones would involve too many compromises
Published in Mobiles


Finally some sanity

Huawei has served us with our daily dose of sanity, suggesting that 4K screens on smartphones are pretty much pointless.

Tim Cook: Apple Watch coming in April
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 07:55

Tim Cook: Apple Watch coming in April


High expectations, low battery

Apple chief exec Tim Cook has confirmed that the Apple Watch is on schedule and should launch in April.

MediaTek Aster SoC tips up in Krüger&Matz smartwatch
Published in Wearables


Runs Linux on the cheap

We came across a rather unusual smartwatch from Krüger&Matz, with an interesting choice of hardware and software, and an even more interesting price.

New Qualcomm roadmap points to Snapdragon 820
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 08:37

New Qualcomm roadmap points to Snapdragon 820


Too bad most of it is fake

A new Qualcomm roadmap leak has emerged and so far the alleged roadmap has been carried by a number of tech sites. Too bad most of it is fake.

Intel’s mobile division lost $4.2bn last year
Published in News


PC business keeps growing

Intel reported its fourth-quarter earnings, beating analysts’ expectation and raising a few questions about its mobile business.

MediaTek MT2601 SoC designed for Android Wear
Published in Processors
Thursday, 08 January 2015 07:53

MediaTek MT2601 SoC designed for Android Wear


Dual Cortex-A7, tiny footprint

MediaTek has introduced its first System on Chip (SoC) specifically designed for Android Wear. The MediaTek MT2601 sports to ARM Cortex-A7 cores and Mali 400 MP graphics.

AMD to showcase Carrizo at CES
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 07 January 2015 08:36

AMD to showcase Carrizo at CES


Coming in mid-2015

AMD is planning to showcase its upcoming Carrizo APU at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas. The APU will not be alone, as the chipmaker will also show off a number of new graphics technologies.

AMD announces seven FreeSync monitors
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 06 January 2015 08:47

AMD announces seven FreeSync monitors


24 to 34 inches of tear-free gaming

AMD has announced a total of seven FreeSync enabled monitors from five different vendors.

Nvidia’s next move in mobile may be GPU licensing
Published in Graphics


Maxwell and beyond

Last summer Nvidia said it would start licensing GPU technology for mobile SoCs and with Maxwell it could go all-in.