Opinon: Big announcement turns out time for a snooze
Apple had a chance yesterday to convince the world that it had not run out of ideas, it was no longer dependent on China, and had a cunning plan to save itself from obscurity – it failed.
IDC reports gloom
The external storage systems revenues fell 4.9 per cent to $1.64 billion in the first quarter of 2016, with only Flash storeage doing well.
Meeting a huge demand
Despite AMD is telling the world that the $649.99 Geforce 1080 is too expensive, Nvidia partners insist they can sell as many cards as Nvidia can supply. Now there is a faster version coming, based on GP102 even bigger graphics chip.
Edge screen Galaxy competitor for $250+
The Galaxy S7 Edge is one of the best Android phones, but Fudzilla thinks the company is overcharging for a curved screen phone. Elephone has released a snap of what looks like decent hardware behind a curved screen for about $300.
Redesigned Control Center, facial recognition, dynamic maps and more
On Monday during WWDC 2016, Apple announced the tenth version of its mobile operating system, now called iOS 10. With iPhone sales remaining almost flat over the past two quarters, the company knew it had to bring its software platform up to speed in any acceptable way possible to prevent revenue drag for the upcoming iPhone launch this September.
“Project Scorpio” will be VR-ready, built by AMD
At the end of next year, Microsoft is expected to announce the sequel to its Xbox One console which originally launched in November 2013, marking just a short four-year lifespan for the company’s eighth-generation video game console.
4K output, Ultra HD Blu-ray drive, starts at $299
On Monday during its E3 press conference in Los Angeles, Microsoft announced a redesigned, smaller version of its Xbox One console that will go by the name Xbox One S. The refreshed console is 40 percent smaller than the original and features a much-needed Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive, support for 4K (3840x2160p) video output over HDMI 2.0a and support for High Dynamic Range (HDR).