Security robot drowns itself
Published in News


I think you ought to know I am feeling depressed


A Washington DC-based security robot has decided that life protecting humans is not worth the effort and has killed itself by throwing itself into a fountain.

GloFo sprinkles the FD-SOI sauce
Published in Processors


Going to transfer the tech to China


Globalfoundries CEO Sanjay Jha said that fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) technology is looking so promising it is going to transfer the SOI technology to the new Chinese site.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper could be bundled with AiO cooler
Published in Processors


Might be the only way to cool the Threadripper

According to information coming from Japan, AMD's upcoming Ryzen Threadripper CPUs could be bundled with an AiO liquid cooler, similar to some high-end FX-series CPUs launched by AMD earlier.

Used mining graphics cards flood the market
Published in Graphics


Ethereum to blame

The mid-range graphics card shortage, which happened due to the recent crypto currency mining fever, is probably at its end as used graphics cards have started to flood the market.

San Marino to get 5G in late 2018
Published in Mobiles


Europe’s first

Telecom Italia is promising that the Republic of San Marino is going to be the first 5G State in Europe. The plan will increase the power of the infrastructure, and the first “small cells” will be installed in the principal streets and piazzas around San Marino's historical centre.

Meizu 7 Pro comes on the 26th of June
Published in Mobiles


Helio X30 10nm debut

MediaTek has been quieter than usual but it seems that its Helio X30 high end chipset will debut with the Meizu 7 Pro phone.

Radeon 500 GPU shortage continues
Published in Graphics


Ethereum mining craze is still on

The GPU shortage currently mainly affects the Radeon 500 series and especially the 580 and 570 cards. These are the best for mining Ethereum right now with Geforce GTX 1060 as a good alternative. 

Note 7s have tons of old metal
Published in News


Recycling will make back some of the costs


While Samsung is refurbishing and re-releasing some of its previously inflammable Note 7s, it is more likely to recoup some of the manufacturing costs through re-cycling.

Apple looking to increase Qualcomm modem orders
Published in Mobiles


Intel missing Gigabit secret sauce in 2017

Our well-informed sources are whispering that Apple might order more Qualcomm 4G modems for the upcoming iPhone compared to the orders for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. 

Roaming in EU is dead and works great
Published in Mobiles


First hand experience

It took EU and its legislators years to get rid of roaming charges and today, we can say that EU is one of the biggest mobile markets in the world connecting close to 512 million people.