Vega HBM 2 8GB memory stack costs $160
Published in Graphics


BOM  goes the bank balance 

It is hard to forget the fact that Vega is more than a year late. It was supposed to launch last year and AMD had to settle for Polaris 10 and 11 performance mainstream / mainstream parts. 

AMD 7nm server plans detailed
Published in Processors


Zen 2 aka Rome aka Starship 7nm

In June 2016 Fudzilla exclusively wrote that AMD will do a 7nm follow up architecture for its data center / server. It may have taken its time, but AMD confirmed this last week. 

Premier Farnell turns Raspberry Pi into a PC
Published in Motherboards

Bare bones, bare bones dem, bare bones

Premier Farnell has turned the Raspberry Pi microcomputer into a fully-fledged PC.

AMD manages high yields on Ryzen
Published in Processors


More than 80 per cent


The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that AMD’s 14nm manufacturing process has a yield of 80 percent.

Microsoft wants to use DNA storage
Published in News


If you run out of storage you can just spit.

Boffins from Microsoft and the University of Washington are planning to encode cloud data onto synthetic DNA molecules.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is a rugged G6
Published in Mobiles


Leaked image 

A leaked snap of the ruggised Samsung Galaxy S8 Active shows it to look rather similar to LG's G6.

Huawei closing on Apple
Published in Mobiles


Headed to become a number two 

Huawei is slowly closing on Apple in a bid to replace the fruity cargo-cult as the number two of the smartphone industry.

Apple makes agreement with Nokia
Published in Mobiles


Strong arming on the licencing again


Fruity cargo cult Apple’s policy of boosting its margins as interest in its products sink appears to have scored a result with Nokia.

Steve Jobs’ death cult dying out
Published in News


How soon the faithful forget


When Steve Jobs died, the Tame Apple Press said that his name would be up there with Edison, which was somewhat appropriate, and never be forgotten.

Nest preparing 4K-capable security camera
Published in News


4K sensor zooms in, outputs at 1080p with more clarity


Nest Labs, the home automation company acquired by Alphabet in 2015, is preparing to introduce a 4K-like indoor security camera with enhanced 1080p zooming features before the end of the month.