EA closes iconic Sim studio
Published in Games
05 March 2015


Maxis Emeryville is no more

Electronics Arts has closed the group responsible for SimCity, Spore and The Sims. 

Huawei Honor 4X coming to Euroland
Published in Mobiles
05 March 2015


Not-too-shabby €199 phablet

The Huawei Honor 4X is not exactly a brand new phone, but now it’s coming to Europe and the price looks very tempting, indeed. 

HTC Vive VR Valve demo runs on GTX 980
Published in Processors
05 March 2015


It can run AMD too

We still hope that there is a chance that we can see the HTC Vive demo in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress, but we have a slim chance, right next to hell freezing over. 

Intel Broadwell coming to a socket near you
Published in Processors
05 March 2015


Socketed parts coming by mid-2015

Intel has confirmed that its new 14nm Broadwell silicon will finally make its way to socketed desktop chips later this year. 

AMD hopes 15% of servers will be ARM-based
Published in Processors
05 March 2015

 

By 2019 says, CFO

AMD definitely plans to win back some market share in the server space with ARM-based chips. 

AMD hopes for $1bn more revenue from semicustoms in 2016
Published in Processors
05 March 2015


New designs signed and coming

AMD is hoping it can ramp up production of semicustom chips and boost revenue in the long run. 

Netflix 4K UHD coming to Nvidia Shield
Published in News
04 March 2015


Could be a big selling point

One item of note that was missing last night from the press conference announcement of the new Nvidia Shield Android TV platform was support for 4K UHD content. 

Nvidia teases GTX Titan X at GDC 2015
Published in Graphics
04 March 2015


12GB frame buffer and 8 billion transistors

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang was a guest at Epic Games' GDC press event and he used the occassion to unveil the new GTX Titan X graphics card.

Sony Project Morpheus VR headset coming in 2016
Published in Games
04 March 2015


Impressive specifications

During its press conference at Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2015 in San Francisco, Sony released more information on Project Morpheus, its virtual reality (VR) headset which should be coming in the first half of 2016.

Valve's Steam Machines and Controller coming in November
Published in Games
04 March 2015


Together with Steam Link

We already knew that Valve would share a few more details regarding its Steam Machines and Steam Controller at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2015, and it appears that these will be available in November, alongside the new Valve streaming device, the Steam Link.