Unheard of AR outfit gets cash for production
Published in Wearables


Coming from no-where

An AR outfit which has had little in the way of publicity has just been given millions to get its technology into the shops and if it works like it is claimed it could clean the current generation's clocks.

Microsoft flogged six million tablets
Published in Notebooks


Scratching the service


While everyone knew that Microsoft had done rather well with its Surface tablet, actual numbers were thin on the ground.

YouTube to support 360-degree live streaming soon
Published in News


Recommends shooting in 4K 3840x2160p

Experts at Google’s Mountain View headquarters in California have recently begun talks with camera manufacturers to get 360-degree live streaming video on YouTube, the world’s most popular video content service.

Microsoft acquires SwiftKey
Published in News

Predictive input market competition at all-time high

Software giant Microsoft has recently acquired mobile artificial intelligence startup SwiftKey, a company that has developed a reputation for its predictive key input method software for iOS and Android mobile devices.

Nvidia rolls out new Geforce 361.82 Hotfix
Published in Graphics


To fix the graphics card eject bug

Nvidia has released the new Geforce 361.82 Hotfix drivers which should fix the graphics card eject bug that showed up with the earlier released Geforce 361.75 WHQL Game Ready drivers.

AMD also announces new Athlon X4 845 US $70 CPU
Published in Processors


Excavator-based quad-core CPU

In addition to the new Kaveri Refresh APUs and new coolers, AMD also launched the new AMD Athlon X4 845 FM2+ CPU, a quad-core CPU based on the new Excavator CPU architecture.

AMD launches two new Kaveri APUs
Published in Processors


The A10-7860K and the A6-7470K

AMD has updated its Kaveri desktop APU lineup with two new SKUs, the quad-core A10-7860K and the dual-core A6-7470K.

Mediatek sold 400 million smartphone SoCs last year
Published in Mobiles


And 40-45 million tablet SoCs

The mobile phone market will be interesting in 2016. In 2015 Mediatek confirmed that company sold 400 million smartphone SoCs and there is an indication that the company might sell more Helio chips in 2016.

Helio P20 will be Mediatek 16nm SoC
Published in Processors


Coming to customers in Q3 2016

Helio P10 phones will start shipping before the end of Q1 2016 and Mediatek is already working on its P20 – a 16nm improved version of the chip.

Helio X30 coming this year
Published in Processors


Confirmed by MediaTek CFO

MediaTek’s a Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David Ku has confirmed that the company plans to ship the X30 in 2016.