Pascal in testing phase
Published in Graphics


Sent to India

The next-gen Pascal-based GPUs by Nvidia are now in the testing and validation phase.

Microsoft Xbox-as-a-Service gathering momentum
Published in Games


Making it like the rest of Microsoft’s business

Software giant Microsoft is planning to get its Xbox business back in gear by making it follow the same sort of business model which worked for it on Microsoft office.

Samsung wants to crank-up AMOLED production
Published in Mobiles


Wants plenty for the Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung Display is planning to crank up production of AMOLED display panels for the company’s flagship smartphones that are due to be unveiled on February 21.

Galaxy S7, Edge pictured
Published in Mobiles


Looks the same as last year

One of the most famous leakers in the mobile phone industry Evan Blass has shown the final pictures of Galaxy S7 Edge and S7

Tesla quietly raises prices on servicing plans
Published in News


Ends warranty, servicing transfers for used vehicles


On Sunday, electric automotive manufacturer Tesla quietly raised prices on its post-purchase servicing options, including the annual maintenance prices of servicing its Model S and Model X vehicles. The company also announced a ban on the transfer of factory extended warranties and prepaid servicing packages to buyers of used Tesla vehicles.

Apple Music has 11 million subscribers
Published in News


But Spotify is still the market leader with 20 million.

Apple is claiming that its Apple Music product has 11 million subscribers – slightly half of what its main rival Spotify can come up with.

Asics acquires Runkeeper for $85 million
Published in Wearables


Buying the software to get the hardware running

Asiscs has announced that it acquired Runkeeper fitness tracking software for $85 million.

AT&T 5G LTE field trials start in Q2 2016
Published in Mobiles


Deployment by 2020


AT&T, the second largest wireless carrier in the United States (as of Q4 2015) and the nation’s second largest advertiser (as of Q1 2016), has just announced that it will begin trials of fifth-generation 5G LTE service later this summer, with the possibility of limited commercial deployments in the first months of 2017.

AMD teams up with IO Interactive for Hitman
Published in Games


To implement asynchronous compute engines

AMD has partnered up with IO Interactive and its upcoming Hitman game which will be the newest member of the AMD Gaming Evolved program and feature performance optimizations as well as unique DirectX 12 hardware features.

Gionee Elife S8 Helio P10 launches at MWC
Published in Mobiles


Confirmed, but shipping in March…

Gionee Elife S8 will launch at the Mobile World Congress 2016 and the company has sent invitations. The phone will launch on Monday February 22, but it will ship at a later date.