Xiaomi makes $11.97 billion
Published in News
05 January 2015

Tremble in fear tiny mortals

Xiaomi has announced that it made $11.97 billion in pre-tax sales last year which was an increase of 135 percent from 2013.

Nvidia’s next move in mobile may be GPU licensing
Published in Graphics
05 January 2015


Maxwell and beyond

Last summer Nvidia said it would start licensing GPU technology for mobile SoCs and with Maxwell it could go all-in.

VR headset well into development
Published in News
05 January 2015


Microsoft is targeting production for 2015

While we can’t get a real handle on when Microsoft might reveal the VR headset that they have had in development, we have learned from our sources that it is well into development and some selected developers already have developmental prototypes.

Xbox One developers have access to 7th core
Published in News
05 January 2015


May require cuts to Kinect voice commands

A leak from the Xbox One Software Development Kit that was revealed by H4LT, indicates that developers have access to a seventh core on the Xbox One that is normally reserved for Kinect and voice command features.

Original Kinect discontinued
Published in Games
05 January 2015


For Windows when out of inventory

Microsoft has announced that it intends to disconnect the original Kinect for Windows sensor once the existing inventory is depleted. Going forward Windows users will have access to Kinect v2 for Windows as well as the 2.0 Kinect SDK for Windows.

Nvidia announces Tegra X1
Published in Processors
05 January 2015


Erista is the Tegra X1

Nvidia is starting the year aggressively. It just introduced a chip called Tegra X1 and this is what we used to know as Errista. The X probably comes from the fact that Erista is the son of Logan and guess what Logan in the X man. It is a 20nm chip, Nvidia’s first.

Intel could save Apple’s bacon
Published in News
02 January 2015


FinFET is half baked

The fruity cargo cult Apple is apparently having problems getting its partners to make 3-D transistors that go.

Most Brits post pictures on net that they regret
Published in News
02 January 2015


Sorry old bean

By the time they reach adulthood the average British person has 17 internet regrets after posting something they wish they had not.

India bans Open Source Sites
Published in News
02 January 2015


Too spicy for Isis

The Indian government has blocked a clutch of Open Saucy websites including Github because they were carrying “anti-India” content from the head-lopping terror group ISIS. 

Sony brought old and useless out of retirement
Published in News
02 January 2015


Breakout the Blackberry

When hackers shut down Sony, the company managed to keep going by pulling their old Blackberries out of the drawer.