Gigabyte expands Aorus brand
Published in Motherboards


New motherboards and graphics cards

Gigabyte is stepping up its independent gaming brand Aorus and planning to release new motherboards and graphics cards.

MediaTek expects Q4 revenue to drop 15 percent
Published in News


Increasing production of 28nm chips


Earlier this week, MediaTek reported a net profit growth of 19 percent during the third quarter of 2016, but now expects revenue momentum to slow down in the fourth quarter as it ramps up production capacity of 28nm chips.

Huawei unveils its special Mate 9 Porsche Design
Published in Mobiles


Better screen, more RAM and hefty price tag

In addition to the new Mate 9 phablet, Huawei has also shown off a special version known as the Mate 9 Porsche Design, featuring a smaller but better screen, the same SoC but with more RAM and storage space as well as a hefty price tag.

Huawei's new Kirin 960 SoC is the first with Cortex-A73 cores
Published in Mobiles


Powering Huawei's newest 5.9-inch phone

Huawei’s new Mate 9 is a 5.9-inch phablet that comes with with a Full HD screen and Kirin 960 SoC, featuring 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, micro SD card and the Mali-G71 MP8 GPU.

Microsoft improves Windows updates
Published in News


Rolling out to Windows Insider users for PC later this year


In a blog post earlier today, Microsoft  said it will be changing the way it distributes updates to Windows 10 users beginning with a new Unified Update Platform (UUP) that handles update checking in the cloud, rather than on a client device.

Huawei announces the new Mate 9 smartphone
Published in Mobiles


5.9-incher with Kirin 960 SoC

Huawei has announced its newest flagship Mate 9 5.9-inch phablet which will be powered by Huawei's newest Kirin 960 SoC.

Google claims it’s as pure as snow
Published in News

Antitrust? On your bike, EU!

Search giant Google said today it denied charges brought by the European Union that it has committed a really mortal sin called behaving in an antitrust manner.

Futuremark unveils the VRMark
Published in Graphics


The Virtual Reality benchmark

Futuremark has announced its newest benchmark suite, the VRMark, which will test a system's ability to run VR games and other VR applications.

ADATA launches new M.2 2280 version of SU800 SSD
Published in Memory


Based on 3D NAND and with SATA 6Gbps interface

ADATA has launched a new M.2 2280 SATA 6Gbps interface version of its Ultimate SU800 3D NAND SSD that will be available in capacities of up to 1TB and offer good performance at attractive price points.

US asks China to play nice in chip market
Published in Processors


Or we will take our ball back

The US government is asking the Chinese to “play nice” in the chip market after fears that the nation might be getting close to technology spurt which will eclipse the “Land of the Fee”.