Nvidia schedules Made to Game event for March 3
Published in Graphics


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


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


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


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


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


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


By the end of March
 

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

Under Armour buys fitness apps for $0.56 billion
Published in Wearables


Snapped MyFitnessPal for $475m and Endomondo $85m 

The Internet of Things, or IoT in geek parlance, is a big deal. Intel hopes to buy and craft its way into this niche, as it missed the smartphone trend. 

Office preview comes to Windows 10
Published in News


Word Excel and PowerPoint for free

Microsoft mentioned a new version of Office during its January Windows 10 update event and now it has shown what the new Office applications look like.