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.

Nvidia’s internal network hacked
Published in News
Wednesday, 31 December 2014 10:32

Nvidia’s internal network hacked


Kim Jong-Un is an AMD fanboy

Nvidia’s corporate network was hacked earlier this month, but the extent of the breach is unclear.

Intel investing $550m in Israel fab
Published in Processors
Friday, 26 December 2014 09:06

Intel investing $550m in Israel fab


Kiryat Gat goes 10nm

Intel is investing a further $550 million in Israel, more specifically in the upgrade of its Fab 28 in Kiryat Gat.

AMD reportedly lands Nintendo console deal
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 08:26

AMD reportedly lands Nintendo console deal


Wii U didn’t work for U?

AMD has reportedly landed a deal to power Nintendo’s next generation console.