BB10 is now dead and buried
Published in Mobiles


Blackberry gives up

As we expected, Blackberry has given up on its BB10 operating system and will no longer make phones which use it.

Gigabyte releases Thunderbolt gear mini-PC
Published in Notebooks


All in all you are another BRIX in the Wall


Gigabyte has released four new compact PCs with Intel’s Thunderbolt 3 over USB Type-C supported.

Intel shows off Skylake Core M compute stick
Published in Notebooks


The mystery of the strange pricing

Intel has been seen pushing a new prototype TV stick with Core M (Skylake) and Intel Realsense F200 camera.

AMD launches FirePro W9100 32GB
Published in Graphics


If you want to know how much it costs you can’t afford it

AMD has released an updated workstation graphics card sporting a massive 32GB of memory. The new card uses GDDR5 memory although you can still get the older 16GB version released in 2014.

SK Hynix GDDR5 8Gbit coming in 2H 2016
Published in Graphics


Samsung already has mass production

Chaps from the memory manufacturers that like to talk to Fudzilla have confirmed that 8Gbit GDDR5 memory will hit volume production in the second half of 2016.

HBM 2.0 GPUs unlikely for 2016 GPUs
Published in Graphics


Too expensive, limited supply

Our well-placed industry sources have told us that we should not expect to see the HBM 2.0 based GPUs shipping anytime soon. Nvidia Pascal and AMD Polaris 10 / 11 will stick with GDDR5 memory for the time being.

HTC 10 camera tested, falls short but receives high score
Published in News


UltraPixel 2.0 versus Galaxy S7, Xperia Z5, Nexus 6P, iPhone 6S Plus


HTC’s tenth-generation flagship smartphone, the HTC 10, just released to early reviewers for hardware testing and is now available for pre-order. Meanwhile, with the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge just now arriving in consumers’ hands, it is prime time for comparing and analyzing top-performing smartphone camera hardware, including devices like the Nexus 6P, iPhone 6S / 6S Plus and Sony Xperia Z5. Several new HTC 10 camera reviews from around the web aim to compare shots among these devices with HTC’s new smartphone lens hardware for 2016.

Apple expects your gear to be dead in three years
Published in News


It does not matter how much you paid

It might have cost you an arm and a leg, but Apple does not expect its shiny toys to last longer than three to four years.

TSMC's Q1 2016 revenues decline 18 percent
Published in News


Low-end, midrange smartphone demand offset February earthquake

On Thursday Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company announced an 18 percent quarterly revenue decline for Q1 2016 from the same timeframe a year ago in Q1 2015. The chip manufacturing giant also announced Q1 2016 net profit of $2 billion USD ($64.78 billion TWD), representing an 8.3 percent quarterly profit decline from the same timeframe a year ago in Q1 2015.

Delete QuickTime now
Published in News


Government health warning

Forget Flash, Apple’s QuickTime videoplayer is so insecure it should be deleted from any PC unfortunate to have it, the US government has warned.