Powerchip builds Chinese fab
Published in Memory
14 April 2015


12 inch wafers

Powerchip is to set up a joint-venture fab in the capital city of China's Anhui Province with the Hefei city government the big idea is to build 12-inch wafers and provide foundry services mainly for driver ICs.

Sharp announces 4K display
Published in Graphics
14 April 2015


Sharp on the cutting edge

Sharp announced that it's going to manufacture the world's sharpest display.

Nvidia release Geforce 350.12 WHQL driver
Published in Graphics
14 April 2015


Game-ready driver for GTA V

Nvidia has released its latest WHQL-certified Geforce driver, which is also a Game Ready driver for the highly anticipated PC version of Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V game.

Qualcomm responds to spin-off proposal
Published in Processors
14 April 2015


Thanks but no thanks

Qualcomm has issued a statement in response to an idea floated by Jana Partners a couple of days ago. 

Asus VivoWatch promises 10-day battery life
Published in Wearables
14 April 2015


No Android Wear, all about fitness and health

Asus has launched a smartwatch designed for fitness buffs, but it might appeal to the average geek due to its great battery life. 

Xiaomi loses millions to counterfeits
Published in Mobiles
14 April 2015


The price of being China’s Apple

Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi is complaining about the ever-growing number of faked products. 

Intel shows off some more Knight's Landing
Published in Processors
13 April 2015


Tech details online

Chipzilla has been publishing more information about its Knight's Landing Xeon Phi (co)processors.

BOE and Tianma struggle with Full-HD
Published in Mobiles
13 April 2015


Locked up in Cell

Chinese panel makers BOE and Tianma thought they would be onto a winner Full HD displays with in-cell LTPS TFT LCDs and TDDI (touch with display driver) technology for handsets.

IBM's Watson has written a cookbook
Published in News
13 April 2015


And it can't even try what it creates

Normally when people are set to retire they have a crack at writing a novel or a biography and it seems that IBM's supercomputer Watson is no different.

Ubuntu phone reaches EU
Published in Mobiles
13 April 2015


This is the dawning of the Age of Aquaris

The first Ubuntu-powered smartphone, the Aquaris E4.5 has been released in the EU with a budget friendly €170 price tag.