Acer opens up Predator 8 for pre-orders
Published in Mobiles

Week late

Acer has finally opened up pre-orders for its first gaming tablet – the Predator 8.

Silicon Labs supports ARM mBed
Published in Processors

Can handle all of the Gecko family

Silicon Labs has announced broad support for ARM mbed OS within the energy-friendly EFM32 Gecko MCU based around ARM Cortex-M processors.

Boost in GPU shipments
Published in Graphics

AMD and Nvidia doing well

Beancounters at JPR have been adding up the numbers and dividing by their shoe size and worked out that GPU shipments are up for both Nvidia and AMD.

Intel might lose Apple contract
Published in Processors

Fanboy thinks x86 is doomed

Intel is about to lose its lucrative contract to supply Apple gear as Jobs’ Mob thinks its own ARM based chips can do better

Huawei and Xiaomi launch fewer notebooks
Published in Notebooks

Not the big bang expected

Chinese vendors Huawei and Xiaomi appear to be holding back from a big push on the notebook market.

Qualcomm denies Snapdragon 820 breathes fire
Published in Processors

Executives firefight a hot-topic

Four Qualcomm VPs and execs absolutely denied that its new Snapdragon 820 was suffering from any thermal issues.

Snapdragon 820 reference device looks snappy
Published in Processors

Runs Android 6.0

Qualcomm has shown us the reference devices for the new Snapdragon 820 and the tablet and phone was rather snappy as it ran Android 6.0.

Valve officially launches Steam Hardware
Published in Games

Steam Machines, Controller and Link are ready

Valve has officially announced the launch of its Steam Hardware in the US, Canada, the UK and Europe.

EVGA announces new GQ Series power supplies
Published in News

The new ultimate value series

EVGA has announced its new value power supply unit (PSU) series which will offer highest possible efficiency, high-quality components and, most importantly, an excellent value, the EVGA GQ PSU series.

Cook: Trust me you don't need a PC any more
Published in Notebooks

Still makes Macs of course

The grand mufti of the Apple cargo cult has shown that he still has his fingers on the technology pulse by claiming that the world wants to dump their PCs to buy his overpriced Surface Clone knock-off.