WhatsApp starts to talk
Published in Mobiles
31 March 2015


Everyone's talking at me, can't hear a world they are saying...

WhatsApp has commenced rollout of its voice calling feature to all users on Android.

Xiaomi Redmi 2A takes on Moto E
Published in Mobiles
31 March 2015


$99, quad-core SoC, 1GB RAM

Xiaomi’s recently released Redmi 2 smartphone is designed to take on the Moto G, but the new Redmi 2A variant is a $99 design that puts the Moto E to shame.

There is no Snapdragon 815, Qualcomm confirms
Published in Mobiles
31 March 2015


And there never was

A lot of rumours regarding an alleged upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 815 SoC have been floating around, and now the chipmaker has informed us that that no such chip exists.

Indians make Open Sauce mandatory
Published in News
31 March 2015


So long as it is super spicy

The Indian Government has issued orders that all new software purchase have to be Open Source.

Microsoft exposes Project Spartan
Published in News
31 March 2015


Internet Explorer meets its Thermopylae

Microsoft has finished painting the six pack on Project Spartan and released it to the great unwashed.

Biggish Blue invests in cloudy internet of stuff
Published in News
31 March 2015


Things ain't wot they used to be

The ever shrinking Big Blue has said it will invest $3 billion over the next four years in a new 'Internet of Things" unit, aiming to sell its expertise in gathering and making sense of the surge in real-time data that the Internet of Stuff will generate.

HTC One E9+ has 2K screen, live in China
Published in Mobiles
31 March 2015


5.5-inch phablet with MediaTek Helio X10 MT6795M 

The world is still buzzing about the HTC One M9, but it looks like some of HTC's divisions are ready to move to a new adventures. 

AMD gets all asynchronous and shady
Published in Graphics
31 March 2015


Will be seen on DirectX 12

AMD has been working closely with Microsoft on the upcoming DirectX 12 to create something which it calls "Asynchronous Shaders," which are more efficient way of handling task queues.

Intel wants to quadruple SSD storage
Published in Memory
31 March 2015


More porn super fast

Intel wants to stuff four bits per cell to get more storage out of SSDs

New AMD Zen X86 APU boasts up to 16 cores
Published in Notebooks
31 March 2015


Greenland graphics HBM for Godaveri successor

We got an update on AMD's 2016 processor plans and the new APU with up to 16 Zen x86 cores and integrated Greenland HMB graphics is something that you may find interesting.