NUC getting Core i7, Skylake too
Published in Motherboards
16 January 2015


Next Unit of Computing growing up

Last week we had a chance to chat with Intel people in charge of NUC (Next Unit of Computing) small barebones desktop systems and we learned a bit about the future of this exciting concept.

Intel releases major graphics driver update
Published in Graphics
16 January 2015


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.

Intel’s mobile division lost $4.2bn last year
Published in News
16 January 2015


PC business keeps growing

Intel reported its fourth-quarter earnings, beating analysts’ expectation and raising a few questions about its mobile business.

Minecraft to get Simpsons skins
Published in Games
15 January 2015


The Simpsons content pack to set you back $1.99

Did you happen to see that Simpsons episode where the family was turned into Minecraft avatars?

Sony releases a firmware update for the PSP?
Published in Games
15 January 2015


Last firmware update was in August of 2011

We had to do a few double takes to make sure that we were not missing something here, but believe it or not Sony has released a new firmware update for the PlayStation Portable (PSP). The last time that the PSP was new firmware it was way back in August of 2011. The new update is said to improve stability of the system software.

Uncharted 4: no 60 fps if it impacts game play
Published in Games
15 January 2015


Naughty Dog says 30 fps was always the norm

Uncharted 4 developer Naughty Dog says in the latest issue of EDGE that they will not go for 60 fps if it impacts the player experience. Bruce Straley confirmed that the Uncharted Demo that was shown at the PlayStation Experience was locked at 30 fps, despite the ability to run above that.

EVGA shows new GTX 980 Hydro Copper at CES 2015
Published in Graphics
15 January 2015


Now with AiO hybrid liquid+air cooler

In addition to the Geforce GTX 980 Classified K|NGP|N Edition, EVGA showed off the new GTX 980 Hydro Copper graphics card at CES 2015 in Las Vegas.

Nvidia's upcoming Geforce GTX 960 detailed
Published in Graphics
15 January 2015


GM206 GPU with 1024 CUDA cores

Just a week ahead of the rumored official launch scheduled for January 22nd, we now have the first leaked slides showing most of the specifications of Nvidia's upcoming Geforce GTX 960 graphics card based on the GM206 Maxwell GPU.

EVGA's GTX 980 Classified K|NGP|N Edition detailed
Published in Graphics
15 January 2015


Looks impressive running at CES

We had a chance to meet up with EVGA at CES 2015 and check out the latest and upcoming products, including the new EVGA GTX 980 Classified K|NGP|N Edition graphics card.

Meizu MX 4 now scores 53409
Published in Mobiles
15 January 2015


MediaTek MT6595 does even better in AnTuTu 5.6

We have created a lot of noise with Meizu MX 4 phone powered by MediaTek MT6595, a big.LITTLE SoC part with quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex A17 and quad-core 1.7GHz Cortex A7.