Dell XPS 12 2015 Edition
Published in News

XPS 12 is now a two-piece shapeshifter.

Dell is on a roll with new Windows tablets. The Venue 8 5000 is coming soon and now we find out that so is the 2015 edition of the XPS 12.

Mediatek wants to push power management
Published in Motherboards

Targeting TV and smartphones

Beancounters at Digitimes research claim that Mediatek's moves to buy Richtek Technology will help the analog IC vendor to push its power management (PWM) gear to the smartphone and TV panel sectors.

Qualcomm wants Snapdragons in drones
Published in Processors

Firebreathing flying snapdragons

Chipmaker Qualcomm has created a board designed for consumer drones and robotics applications.

3D Touch not enough for iPhone 6s analysts warn
Published in Mobiles

Sales will fall to 2013 levels

Beancounters at Digitimes Research have warned that the introduction of 3D Touch may not be strong enough to stir up demand for the new iPhones as the outfit loses control of China.

Shield tablet gets 3.11 update
Published in Mobiles

Fights Stagefright and improves performance

Nvidia has just released another "over the air" update for its Shield tablet. 

Google launches Android Pay
Published in News

Has a million US locations

Google is rolling out Android Pay, a one-touch payment app on Android devices, in more than 1 million locations in the United States.

Broadwell unwell?
Published in Processors

It is like waiting for Godot

The last month has all been about Intel's Skylake, but one thing that we have noticed is that Skylake's desktop predecessor, Broadwell has vanished.

Intel pounces on better bandwidth router chips
Published in News

Puma 7 lands on its paws

Intel has released its new Puma 7 DOCSIS 3.1 chip and while router chips are normally a bit of a yawn this one could lead to multi-gigabit cable modems.

John McAfee for President
Published in News

The establishment knows nothing about tech

IT's answer to Hunter Thompson, John McAfee has thrown his hat into the ring as president.

Dell Venue 8 refresh comes soon
Published in Mobiles

Packs Atom X5 8500 and Full HD screen

Dell Venue 8 family of tablets has been one of the more interesting offerings since it was launched, two years ago. Now Dell is about to launch the updated Venue 8 5000 and it looks like a winner.