Microsoft gets a Beam for its X-Box
Published in Games


Interactive game streaming

Microsoft’s Xbox group has written a cheque for the interactive game streaming service Beam so it can take on Amazon’s Twitch.

Microsoft flip-flops on Skylake support again
Published in Processors


Should it stay or should it go?

Microsoft seems to be having trouble making up its mind about Skylake support for older versions of Windows.

Nvidia releases Q2 FY2017 earnings
Published in News


Beats forecast expectations


Nvidia released its financial results yesterday for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017, which ended July 31, 2016.

Samsung shows 2.5-inch 32TB SSD at FMS 2016
Published in Memory


Using 64-layer 3D V-NAND

During the Flash Memory Summit 2016 in Santa Clara, Samsung has unveiled its new 32TB SSD meant for the enterprise market.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - GOTY Edition gets a release date
Published in Games


Coming on August 30th

CD Projekt Red has now officially announced the release date for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Game of the Year Edition.

Zotac releases liquid cooling-ready GTX 1080 Arctic Storm
Published in Graphics


With full-cover RGB water block

Zotac has announced its newest Geforce GTX 1080-based graphics card that will comes with a full-cover water block, making it ready for liquid cooling setups, the Zotac Geforce GTX 1080 Arctic Storm.

Dell releases two budget-friendly FreeSync and G-Sync monitors
Published in News


24-inch 1440p S2417DG and 27-inch 1080p SE2717H

Dell has released two new and rather interesting budget-friendly monitors with high refresh rate and support for Nvidia G-Sync and AMD FreeSync, the S2417DG and the SE2717H.

Intel’s IoT plans going the way of mobile
Published in Wearables


Things are not what they used to be

Not long ago all you could hear from Chipzilla was the mantra of the internet of things, but now that seems to be falling by the wayside.

Pokemon GO causes rash of traffic tickets
Published in News

Violations a-plenty

Traffic police in Taiwan have doled out over 1,000 tickets since Pokemon GO was launched in Taiwan last week.

Xbox One S is gain with no pain
Published in Games


Tear-down experts say slighht cost increase but much better features

Beancounters at IHS claim that the new Xbox One S delivers for consumers in terms of improved performance and features for very little extra cost.