VR units like Oculus, Re Vive to cost close to $1,000
Published in Wearables
20 May 2015


Expensive technology

Now there is another player in the Virtual Reality arena and it goes under the name FOVE. 

Asus smartphone push centred on unlocked phones
Published in Mobiles
20 May 2015


2 years a slave no more

Asus is churning out more smartphones than ever, but unlike established smartphone brands, it is going after the contract-free market rather than carrier sweetheart deals.

Xiaomi reportedly shifting to MediaTek in high-end phones
Published in Processors
20 May 2015


Helio X20 may be getting a huge design win 

Xiaomi, one of China’s premiere tech companies, is said to be eyeing MediaTek’s new Helio X20 application processor for its flagship phones. 

Asus Vivowatch shipping in Europe
Published in Wearables
20 May 2015


Prices start at €149

Remember the Asus Vivowatch? The fitness smartwatch with 10-day battery life? Well, it’s shipping in Europe. 

MediaTek MT6755 coming to a Chinese phone near you
Published in Processors
20 May 2015


Octa-core A53 at 2.0GHz

MediaTek is planning to refresh its mid-range Cortex-A53 line-up with the MT6755, a new 2.0GHz part designed for high performance on a budget. 

MediaTek introduces Pump Express Plus charging technology
Published in Mobiles
19 May 2015


To go head to head with Qualcomm Quick Charge tech

Qualcomm was quite keen to advertise its Quick Charge technology over the past couple of quarters, but MediaTek has now unveiled the new Pump Express Plus technology in an effort to go head to head with Qualcomm.

Was GloFlo the Troll underneath Skybridge?
Published in Processors
19 May 2015


Rumours of knifings

Since AMD canned its Project Skybridge two weeks ago the dark satanic rumour mill has suggested that Globalfoundaries might have had a hand in it.

Bethesda releases new Doom teaser trailer
Published in Games
19 May 2015


Ahead of the E3 2015 reveal

While we already knew that Bethesda will be showing off the new Doom game at its E3 2015 event on June 14th, we did not expect it to launch a teaser ahead of the event.

Intel launching new Thunderbolt
Published in News
19 May 2015


But Apple thinks it might be Zeusless

Intel is just about to release a new version of Thunderbolt, just as its most major customer – Apple, has dropped the technology from its 12-inch MacBook.

Further signs of a touch screen slump
Published in Mobiles
19 May 2015


Tablets and smartphones who wants them?

There are further signs that the boom in consumer mobiles is drying up.