Boffins want memristor brain chips
Published in Processors
07 May 2015


Memristors are better than silicon

Memristor could be the best chance to build chips which mimic the human brain. Not everyone's brain of course. There is no point mimicking the brain of someone who thinks that a Smartwatch is a pretty need idea, but rather the brain of someone who is a little more clever.

Meego challenges Intel with its own Atoms
Published in Mobiles
07 May 2015


Cheap as chips on the run

MeeGoPad T02 is now out in the market and challenging Intel's Compute Stick with its price of $109.

Apple wants your DNA
Published in News
07 May 2015


We offered to spit at them

Fruity cargo cult Apple is asking its followers for their DNA.  We thought it might be for some medieval black magic, or to work out if stupidly handing out money for overpriced gadgets was genetic.

AMD's Greenland gets FinFET
Published in Graphics
07 May 2015


Will be ready by 2016

Greenland, which will succeed the soon to be launched Fiji GPU, will be served up with FinFET technology next year. 

AMD testing FinFET chips
Published in Graphics
07 May 2015


GPU and CPU 
Production in 2016 

When AMD's Fiji GPU launches shortly after Computex and before the end of Q2 2015, we should see a bit more details regarding AMD's FinFET chips.

Oculus Rift CV1 consumer comes in Q1 2016
Published in Graphics
06 May 2015


Company sets the date

Facebook Oculus has finally set the date for its Oculus Rift Consumer Version 1. It will be shipping to retail/e-tail in Q1 2016.

AMD's  HBM still a bit of a mystery
Published in Graphics
06 May 2015


Next year HBM 2.0 but no name yet 

AMD teases its audience with the new HBM High Bandwidth Memory product that is supposed to come soon.

Zen is 40 percent faster than Excavator
Published in Processors
06 May 2015


2016, FinFET 14nm product

AMD is in the middle of the financial conference call and update where Lisa Su, Mark Papermaster and a few others are talking about AMD between now and 2017. 

MSI unveils the new 990FXA Gaming AM3+ motherboard
Published in Motherboards
06 May 2015


First AM3+ motherboard with two USB 3.1 ports

MSI has now officially unveiled its new 990FX Gaming socket AM3+ motherboard, which is currently, at least as far as we know, the only socket AM3+ motherboard with USB 3.1 ports.

Nvidia announces new game bundle for GTX 900 series
Published in Games
06 May 2015


The Two Times The Adventure bundle

Nvidia has announced its latest game bundle for future Geforce GTX 900 series graphics cards buyers, the Two Times The Adventure bundle which includes The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Batman: Arkham Knight games.