10nm chips for iPhone lineup in 2017
On Monday, industry sources within Apple’s supply chain confirmed that TSMC has secured orders to produce the company’s Apple’s “A11” family of chips for the eleventh-generation iPhone launch expected sometime in about a year from now, around the fall of 2017.
New middle option between 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch models
Over the weekend, highly reputable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a new research report claiming that the company may be planning to release a “middle-sized” 10.5-inch iPad Pro sometime in 2017 to accompany the existing 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch models.
Notebook GTX 1070 gets an upgrade from 1920 to 2048 cores
On Monday, ASUS, MSI, Gigabyte Sager and other industry players partnered with system integrator Xotic PC to announce a new lineup of 60 gaming notebooks built using Nvidia’s Geforce 10-Series Pascal GPU lineup – more specifically, Geforce GTX 1080, GTX 1070 and GTX 1060 GPUs.
Recovering balance sheet remains under threat
Last Friday, Toshiba Corporation said that an extensive company restructuring effort over the past year has allowed it to produce a profit of $197 million (¥20.1 billion) for the first time in six consecutive quarters.
Simultaneous release of standard and "S" models possible
A week ago, we reported that alleged prototypes of Apple’s upcoming tenth-generation smartphones were released in a YouTube video comparing dimensions, features and aesthetics between three new devices.
Lacks THX certification, analog outputs
Panasonic has just launched a lower-cost version of its flagship DMP-UB900 Ultra HD Blu-ray disc player in Japan, according to a recent listed posting on the company’s Japanese website.
US ATM owners still have time to upgrade
Contactless EMV payment cards have been making their way into the United States for over five years now, with financial services giants like Europay, Mastercard and Visa claiming they offer enhanced protection against fraud and other abuse.
2560x1440, G-SYNC, Ultra Low Motion Blur
On Friday, Dell took the wrapping paper off a 24-inch S2417DG gaming monitor packing 2560x1440 resolution, a variable refresh rate between 30Hz and 165Hz and Nvidia G-SYNC, along with a quick 1ms response time.
Beats forecast expectations
Nvidia released its financial results yesterday for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017, which ended July 31, 2016.