Mlais M4 Note review, Hong Kong gang does it again
Published in Reviews
13 May 2015


Review:
Stainless steel frame and Galaxy looks for $159 

Hong Kong startup Mlais are back with a new phone, or should we say phones. The company was formed just six months ago, but they already have five different phones on the market, with more on the way. 

Wistron reports huge notebook shipments
Published in News
13 May 2015


Company flat out

Hardware maker Wistron has announced it shipped 1.4 million notebooks, 900,000 smart handheld devices, 600,000 LCD monitors, 1.1 million desktops, 500,000 LCD TVs and 160,000 servers in April 2015.

Intel mulls return to supercomputers
Published in News
13 May 2015


Chipzilla comes a full circle

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that suggests that Chipzilla bigwigs want to get back into supercomputing.

 

Apple fanboys cheating in exams
Published in Wearables
13 May 2015


Too dim to study

Apple gear is being seized by Universities fed up with Apple fanboys trying to use the shiny toys to cheat in exams.

ARM brings in new mbed standard
Published in Wearables
13 May 2015


Internet of things boost

ARM has bought in a new assurance standard to work with embedded devices.

The ARM mbed Enabled program aims to increase the deployment rate of Internet of Things (IoT) products and supporting technologies by giving partners the ability to label them as interoperable mbed-based devices.

Intel pressured into signing Holy Land Principles
Published in News
13 May 2015


Will have to be nice to staff

Chipzilla, which happens to be Israel's largest employer and the recipient of shedloads of government cash, has been pressed to start treating its staff under the Holy Land Principles.

GPU could be the next hacker target
Published in Graphics
13 May 2015


Rootkits for everyone

A team of anonymous developers who created a Linux rootkit that runs on GPUs has come up with a proof-of-concept malware does the same on Windows and say a Mac OS X is nearly ready.

Nvidia brings 1080p GRID streaming to Shield
Published in Games
12 May 2015


With the newest update for Shield Hub app

While it was previously limited to 720p resolution at 60 frames-per-second, Nvidia's latest update for the Shield Hub Android app has now brought support for 1080p@60FPS game streaming to Shield devices.

Mediatek Helio X20 SoC comes with companion core
Published in Processors
12 May 2015


Cortex-M4 for for low power usage

In addition to being the first deca-core SoC design, Mediatek's Helio X20 SoC will also feature a Cortex-M4 companion core for low power tasks.

MediaTek Helio X20 is a 20nm deca-core chip
Published in Processors
12 May 2015


Samples in Q3, products in early 2016

MediaTek is definitely becoming a major player that managed to change quite a few things in the smartphone SoC market.