MediaTek to launch 10- and 12-core SoCs
Published in Processors
13 January 2015


Chinese whispers

Rumours from China suggest that the chip designer Mediatek is apparently on the verge of launching 10- and 12-core system on chips.

EE cleaning up in the UK
Published in News
13 January 2015


4G king of Blighty

EE strengthened its position as the leading 4G network in the UK in 2014 after gaining 5.7 million customers over the year.

Huawei has a 17 per cent increase in profit
Published in News
13 January 2015


4G doing rather well

Huawei is set to record a 17 percent increase in operating profit as worldwide adoption of fourth-generation (4G) mobile technology sharply increased.

Isis takes down US Military You Tube and Twitter
Published in News
13 January 2015


Not the greatest hack all time

The Twitter and YouTube accounts for the US military command that oversee operations in the Middle East were hacked by a hacker group sympathetic to ISIS.

More Rare classic IP will return in the future
Published in Games
13 January 2015


Renewal of trademark just protects the IP

More Rare classics like Banjo-Kazooie, Perfect Dark, Viva Pinata, Blast Corps, and Battletoads will revived someday according to Microsoft Studios boss Ken Lobb.

Next Hitman is on tap for later this year
Published in Games
13 January 2015


IO Interactive will reveal more details later

IO Interactive the developers of the Hitman franchise and publisher Square Enix apparently are planning the release of a new Hitman title later this year as confirmed on the Hitman Twitter feed.

Rock Band to get new DLC
Published in Games
13 January 2015


Harmonix to add three new songs

Back in February of 2013 Rockband developer Harmonix confirmed that they had no plans after April of 2013 to provide any additional DLC songs. Now we have learned that the will be releasing three new songs for purchase and download.

20nm GPUs not happening
Published in Graphics
13 January 2015


Yields bad beyond repair

We want to make sure that you realize that 20nm GPUs won’t be coming at all. Despite the fact that Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung and Apple are doing 20nm SoCs, there won’t be any 20nm GPUs.

2015 is all about 4K and VR
Published in Graphics
13 January 2015

 

This is where the graphics industry is going

We had a few dozen meetings at CES 2015 with many interesting people and close friends over the last week and we came to a conclusion that 4K and Virtual Reality will play a big role in 2015 and the future of computer graphics.

AMD loses three key execs
Published in News
13 January 2015


Byrne, LaForce and Naik are out

AMD has lost three high-profile executives. The execs apparently left the company to “pursue other opportunities.”