PCB suppliers reject smartwatches
Published in Motherboards


Apple proved that they can’t be a new business driver

It seems that Apple’s “super, cool, game-changing” smartwatch has convinced PCB suppliers that the technology will not be a new driver for their industry.

Nvidia GeForce GTX  1080, 1070 cooler shrouds leaked
Published in Graphics


For those who can’t wait

A pair of pictures claiming to be the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080, 1070 cooler shrouds have been leaked online.

HoloLens might look cool but it overheats
Published in Wearables


Microsoft still has work to do


Microsoft's HoloLens system is pretty cool, but unfortunately it could turn you into a flaming Michael Jackson, according to one developer.

Foxconn buys Sharp
Published in News


Reduced the price

After much messing around, Foxconn has finally agreed to buy Sharp at a 20 per cent discount.

Tablet slide faster than expected
Published in Notebooks


Will sink below 140 million global shipments in 2021

Tablet shipment volumes are tumbling faster than expected and beancounters at ABI Research think that it will have fallen to 140 million by 2021.

Sony to release 4K streaming
Published in Graphics


Ultra good to go

Sony is launching its 4K movie streaming service which will mean consumers of its tellies can buy movies from the service, and stream to supported Sony 4K TV sets.

AMD rolls out Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.3.2 drivers
Published in Graphics


Ready for Oculus Rift and Radeon Pro Duo 

Following the official availability of the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset, AMD has also released its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.3.2 drivers adding both support for the new Oculus SDK v1.3 as well as support for its recently released Radeon Pro Duo dual-GPU graphics card.

Nvidia releases Geforce 364.72 WHQL VR Ready drivers
Published in Graphics


Support for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and some game improvements

Nvidia has rolled out its latest Geforce 364.72 WHQL drivers which bring support for Oculus Rift and an improved experience for HTC Vive, as well as some improvements in current and upcoming games.

Gigabyte launches new GTX 960 Xtreme Gaming
Published in Graphics


Windforce 2X cooler and factory-overclock

Gigabyte has launched a new Geforce GTX 960 graphics card as a part of its Xtreme Gaming lineup, the GV-N960XTREME-4GD, featuring a custom design with Windforce 2X cooler as well as a high factory-overclock. 

AMD set to kill off 32-bit Radeon drivers
Published in Graphics


Who needs it?


AMD looks close to killing off support for 32-bit Windows for its Radeon drivers.