Core i3, Core i5 now Core i7 in Q2
Intel gained quite a bit of traction with its NUC series mini-PCs. NUC stands for Next Unit of Computing and is in reality a small barebone PC with a lot of performance in top-end SKUs. The new series should be available in etail and retail in February, slightly later than what we originaly reported.
810 MB/s speeds and up - and it flips
It feels frustrating that Apple comes out with so many great technologies and one of the last ones is the Lightning connector. You would expect that this technology would be fast, but Apple is using USB 2.0 speeds. However, it uses a reversible connector that can be plugged in from either side.
DeKaveri we heard
We have learned yet another thing about AMD in 2015. The publicly discussed the Carrizo APU that is coming to All-in-Ones and notebooks in the second half of 2015, but many punters have been wondering what is happening on the desktop front.
New Ford GT will be the cover car
Microsoft, Turn 10 Studios, and Ford have announced that Forza Motorsport 6 is coming. The 6th installment in the Forza Motorsport franchise was confirmed at the North American Auto Show where Ford announced the new Ford GT supercar. The new Ford GT supercar will be the cover car for Forza Motorsport 6.
Name changes to go live on February 4th
Another new impressive milestone has been reached for Minecraft. The Minecaft: Pocket Edition has sold over 30 million copies across the three mobile platforms on which it has been released. That’s right – the iOS, Android, and Windows Phone versions of Minecraft: Pocket Edition have been able to rack up a combined 30 million in sales.
Still no availability date
While the 2.5-inch form-factor 850 EVO SSD from Samsung is already available and quite popular, it appears that Samsung is also working on a couple of other form-factors, including mSATA and M.2, based on the same design.
With RealKey Technology
Cherry, the company best known for its wide choice of mechanical keyboard switches which are now pretty much in every gaming keyboard on the market, has unveiled its latest keyboard under its own brand, the MX Board 6.0, which will use the latest keyboard switches from the company, an all-metal design as well as the new RealKey Technology.