Microsoft shows off Windows 10 ARM update
Published in Processors


Runs the lot


Microsoft has spilled the beans on its Windows 10 ARM at the MS Build developer conference today and it looks like it will run x86 legacy apps.

Samsung forms contract chip manufacturing division
Published in Processors


Aims to attract new customers


Samsung has formed a new division within its semiconductor business for contract chip manufacturing as part of a cunning plan to attract more customers.

Trump signs anti-hacker law
Published in News


Against the Chinese not Russia


US President Donald Trump signed an executive order which aims to bolster the government's cyber security and protect critical infrastructure from cyber attacks.

Xiaomi Mi 6 suffers from shortages
Published in Mobiles


Big demand, ceramic and SoC to blame

Xiaomi's latest flagship, the Mi 6, is already sold-out in all flash and pre-order sales but it appears that it never came in high volume due to ceramic and SoC shortages.

Microsoft announces new VR motion controllers
Published in News


Arriving with Windows Mixed Reality headsets later this fall


Yesterday,  during the second day of its annual Build conference, Microsoft announced a set of motion controllers for its Windows Mixed Reality headsets, due for release later this fall. The controllers are fully tracked by internal sensors instead of external cameras and markers.

Microsoft previews next major Windows 10 release
Published in News


Big focus on “connection,” making other devices "great" again

During its annual Build conference in Seattle this week, Microsoft announced what it believes is the next milestone in its Windows 10 operating system that fills in some of the pieces missed in the Creators Update it released in late March.

HTC reports eighth quarterly loss in Q1 2017
Published in News


Lowest quarterly revenue in over a year

HTC, the original equipment manufacturer that designs its own mobile devices and Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, has announced net losses of $66.12 million for the first quarter of 2017. The company’s latest financials are the latest in a series - it's had eight consecutive losses over the past two years.

TSMC lands chip orders for 12nm process
Published in News


Nvidia, MediaTek, Silicon Motion and HiSilicon for now

TSMC has just landed several chip orders for its 12-nanometer half-node process, a smaller version of its existing 16nm FinFET technology that will allow it to compete against Samsung and GlobalFoundries at a lower cost than its existing lineup.

Kanex announces GoPower stand for Apple Watch
Published in News


Tilted magnetic charging with additional USB port


On Tuesday, Kanex announced the GoPower Watch Stand for the Apple Watch and iPhone, a two-in-one charging stand for both of the latest fruit-themed gadgets that integrates a magnetic charger and an additional USB port for simultaneous charging.

Fractal Design unveils new Celsius series AiO coolers
Published in News


The Celsius S24 and Celsius S36

Fractal Design has announced the new Celsius series of all-in-one (AiO) liquid CPU coolers that will be available in two models, Celsius S24 and Celsius S36.