Outfit creates “super-secure” mobile
Published in Mobiles


Yours for $20,000

A British-Israeli start-up wants to flog a super-secure smartphone which will cost $20,000.

UMi Touch 2 comes with Helio X25
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Helio X25 not just for Meizu

UMi is one of the strongest performing Chinese brands which becamse popular because of its sub $200 phones. Recently the outfit announced its UMi Touch phone powered with MTK6753 octa core and now it seems that its successor, UMi Touch 2 is a Helio X25 phone.

Nvidia GTX 1070 GP104-200 Pascal ASIC pictured
Published in Graphics


Die size of around 333mm2

Finally we get a clear picture of a version of the GP104 Pascal GPU which is rumored to be the heart of the upcoming Nvidia Geforce GTX 1070 graphics card, the GP104-200.

Industrial PC market should stabilize in 2018
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Robotics lead industry, forecast to hit $4.3 billion in 2019

The global market for industrial PCs, those typically used in automation industrial control tasks, is expected to experience short-term growth in 2016 and will begin to stabilize in 2018, according to a new analysis from IHS. The continued use of these PCs in situations outside of traditional automation tasks is cited as the reason for market growth, while robotics continues to be the fastest growing industrial sector for PCs.

Corsair unveils three new Rapidfire keyboards
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With new MX Speed switches

Corsair is an exclusive partner for the launch of the new and fastest ever Cherry MX Speed switches so the company has decided to launch no less than three new keyboards, the K70 RGB Rapidfire, the K65 RGB Rapidfire and the K70 Rapidfire.

Cherry launches new MX Speed mechanical switches
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With Corsair as an exclusive partner

Cherry has unveiled its new Cherry MX Speed mechanical switches, that will feature a very short travel, low response time and high switching frequency, making them ideal for gamers as well as typists.

AMD 2016 roadmap skips HBM 2.0
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Vega comes in 2017

This might be one of these we told you so articles, but our well-placed sources have indicated for a long time that HBM 2.0 might not be as easy and broad

Micron 9100 and 7100 PCI-E NVMe SSDs now sampling
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Up to 3.0GB/s reads, 2.0GB/s writes, XPERT loss prevention algorithm

Last week, Micron Technology Inc. hosted a live morning webcast during which company executives announced a new lineup of enterprise NVMe-based PCI-E SSDs for data center customers featuring both the HHHL (half height, half length) form factor, the M.2 form factor and the slimmer, 7mm-tall U.2 (2.5-inch) hot-pluggable form factor.

AMD releases Q1 2016 earnings
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CEO says turnaround coming 2H 2016 with product design wins


AMD has just taken the wraps off its Q1 2016 earnings results, marking yet another revenue decline over 13 percent from the previous quarter and down 19 percent year-over-year from Q1 2015.

Nvidia unveils single-slot Quadro M2000 graphics card
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GTX 950 for workstation market 

Nvidia has rather silently unveiled its newest Quadro series professional graphics card aimed for workstation and a broad range of professional applications, the new Quadro M2000.