Details emerge on AMD Summit Ridge 14nm parts
Published in Processors


Zen in more ways than one

AMD’s first 14nm processors are codenamed Summit Ridge and they are reportedly based on an all-new architecture dubbed Zen.

LG says Snapdragon 810 doesn’t overheat
Published in Processors


Unless you give it to Samsung

LG has dismissed reports claiming that Qualcomm’s upcoming Snapdragon 810 flagship SoC is suffering from overheating issues.

Bloomberg: Samsung drops Snapdragon 810 from Galaxy S6
Published in Mobiles


Tried it, didn’t like it, will use its own SoC instead


Samsung appears to have ditched Qualcomm for the upcoming Galaxy S flagship. According to Bloomberg, the company will use its own silicon instead.

Leaked MediaTek roadmap looks ambitious
Published in Processors


But sticks to 28nm for much of the year

A MediaTek SoC roadmap has been leaked on a Chinese social network, but we cannot confirm its authenticity at this point. The image was taken down by a number of sources, but GSM Arena managed to save a copy for posterity.

Google releases new Project Ara trailer
Published in Mobiles


Select journos get hands-on access

Google has released another Project Ara trailer-teaser and for the first time it granted hands-on access to a number of journalists.

Intel releases major graphics driver update
Published in Graphics


4K, Chrome video, VP9 and H.265 tweaks

Intel has a new graphics driver for Haswell and Broadwell parts and it should bring a number of new features and improvements, especially for home theatre users.

MediaTek sees slowdown in tablet market
Published in News


Single-digit growth this year

Chipmaker MediaTek expects to see a substantial slowdown in tablet shipments this year. The company expects single-digit growth in 2015 and its most optimistic forecast is 9%.

AMD loses three key execs
Published in News


Byrne, LaForce and Naik are out

AMD has lost three high-profile executives. The execs apparently left the company to “pursue other opportunities.”

Zotac refreshes ZBOX line-up with AMD and NV silicon
Published in News


Pocketable Mullins, Maxwell GPU for gamers

Zotac has introduced a number of new ZBOX mini-PC at CES 2015 and we’ll take a quick look at the most interesting SKUs so far.

Voluptuous LG G Flex 2 priced at €599
Published in Mobiles


16GB version

LG’s new curvy Android flagship is set to cost €599 in Europe (SIM free), which means UK consumers are probably looking at £499. The full spec was leaked in a press release a few days ago.