NFC, probably plastic
Swiss watchmaker Swatch is planning to launch a smartwatch within three month, and the company says its device won’t have to be charged.
UDATED: Rumour debunked
UPDATE (February 7, 1100CET)
Unfortunately the Weibo rumour turned out to be false, which is why we said it should be taken with a grain of salt.
San Quentin, I hate every inch of you
A New York jury has found Ross Ulbricht guilty on all counts related to the Silk Road darknet bazaar.
If Samsung doesn’t want them, we’ll take some
Upcoming Microsoft Lumia phones will use Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 810 processor.
Reduces footprint, boosts efficiency
Samsung has announced that it is now mass producing Embedded Package on Package (ePoP) memory, which greatly increases density and efficiency.
Remote rendering for low-end devices
VMware has teamed up with Nvidia to release a remote compute service based on Nvidia’s GRID technology.
Getting crowded, isn't it?
Nvidia appears to be the latest chip designer to use Samsung’s and GlobalFoundries’ 14nm node. The company won’t be alone, as the same node will be used by Apple, Qualcomm, AMD and of course Samsung.
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.
Finally some sanity
Huawei has served us with our daily dose of sanity, suggesting that 4K screens on smartphones are pretty much pointless.