$5 Allwinner A64 can power 4K tablets
Published in Processors
06 February 2015


Four Cortex-A53 cores

Chinese SoC designer Allwinner has announced a new $5 chip that should bring 64-bit computing and support for high resolution panels to low-end tablets.

BLU Vivo Air 4.8-inch is a 5.15mm thin phone
Published in Mobiles
06 February 2015


MediaTek MT6592 Octa-Core at $199, no contract

We are keeping a close eye on Meizu and Xiaomi, along with other Chinese phone and tablet manufactures, and companies like One Plus One. These brands have invested a lot in marketing and presented their phones as very desirable, with good specs and design at a tempting price tag. 

Qualcomm reportedly tweaks Snapdragon 810
Published in Processors
06 February 2015


Overheating issue resolved, or so they say

Qualcomm and TSMC have reportedly worked out overheating issues on the Snapdragon 810. 

Office 2016 for desktop coming too
Published in News
06 February 2015


Second half of 2015

Office is a very important product for Microsoft and the company doesn't plan to abandon the desktop version anytime soon. 

Intel eyes Chinese smartphones, custom cloud chips
Published in Processors
06 February 2015


CFO upbeat on PC vs. tablet front

Intel CFO Stacy Smith expects the PC to continue rebounding versus tablets in 2016 and says an Intel partner is being set up to be a major force in the Chinese smartphone SoC market.

Swatch smartwatch coming, no charging necessary
Published in Wearables
06 February 2015


NFC, probably plastic

Swiss watchmaker Swatch is planning to launch a smartwatch within three month, and the company says its device won’t have to be charged.

New Qualcomm 600-series parts based on Cortex-A72
Published in Processors
06 February 2015


UDATED: Rumour debunked

UPDATE (February 7, 1100CET) 

Unfortunately the Weibo rumour turned out to be false, which is why we said it should be taken with a grain of salt.

A new Toejam and Earl game is coming
Published in Games
05 February 2015


Expect more specifics in the weeks ahead

ToeJam & Earl are on the road to a comeback. Developers Human Nature Studios has announced that they have obtained the rights to developer a new chapter in the ToeJam & Earl saga.

New Warhammer FPS confirmed for 2015
Published in Games
05 February 2015


End Times – Vermintide coming for X1/PS4/PC

How about a new Warhammer game? Developer Fatshark Games is working on a new Warhammer title to be called End Times – Vermintide.

Hardline servers at max for PS4 users
Published in Games
05 February 2015


Matchmaking fails with no server to join

The beta for Battlefield Hardline is pretty popular on the PlayStation 4. How popular you might ask?