Microsoft Office comes to iOS
Published in News
30 January 2015


Out of preview

Software giant Microsoft has pulled Office for iOS tablets out of its preview state, and made it a full service for Apple fanboys who need proper software.

MediaTek officially launched MT6753 octa-core
Published in Mobiles
30 January 2015


Eight Cortex-A53 and CDMA for China

MediaTek is definitely shaping up to become a serious competitor in the smartphone SoC market. The company started the octa-core thing last year, with a frugal Cortex-A7 chip and in 2015 most players are following with big.LITTLE chips.

Intel brings out 5th Gen Intel Core vPro
Published in Processors
30 January 2015


World without wires vision

Intel yesterday announced its 5th Gen Intel Core vPro as part of a vision of an office without wires.

AMD A8-7650K tips up in Euroland
Published in Processors
30 January 2015


Not bad for €100

A new Kaveri desktop SKU has tipped up in the European channel and the A8-7650K appears to offer good value for money.

Huawei: 4K smartphones would involve too many compromises
Published in Mobiles
30 January 2015


Finally some sanity

Huawei has served us with our daily dose of sanity, suggesting that 4K screens on smartphones are pretty much pointless.

Qualcomm confirms major client won’t use Snapdragon 810
Published in Processors
30 January 2015


Galaxy S6 Snapdragonless?

Qualcomm released its quarterly earnings yesterday and in the process the chipmaker confirmed one of its large customers will not use the Snapdragon 810.

Kingston DDR4 hits 4351MHz
Published in Memory
30 January 2015


Don’t try this at home

Kingston’s new HyperX Predator DDR4 modules have set a new memory speed record thanks to Toppc.

Microsoft Office for Android tablets now available
Published in News
29 January 2015


No longer in preview state

While Apple iOS users have been enjoying Microsoft Office for quite some time, the Android version of the Office suite has been limited to preview program users. As of today, Microsoft Office for Android for tablets is available to all users.

HTML5 is now default plugin on YouTube
Published in News
29 January 2015


So long Flash, VP9 is there

Google has informed the world that as of yesterday, the default player on its YouTube service is HTML5.

AMD Kaveri refresh is Godavari
Published in Processors
29 January 2015


100 MHz faster, Computex-ish launch

We have reported that Kaveri gets a desktop refresh but apparently due to ambient noise at the noisy CES, we didn’t catch the right name.