Chinese invent graphene electronic paper
Published in News

Smartphone world about to be shaken up

China, which gave the world traditional paper, has come up with a successor which could shake up electronic gadgets such as wearable devices and e-readers.

AMD Polaris 10 has 390/390X performance
Published in Graphics


For less than $299

AMD is about to launch two GPUs soon. One is codenmamed Polaris 10 and will replace Radeon 390 cards and the other, the Polaris 11 should replace the Radeon 370 and take on Geforce 950 performance.

Nvidia and Samsung settle IP Litigation
Published in Graphics


Details unknown

Nvidia was confident that it could pressure Samsung and Qualcomm into some kind of licensing dea and started a legal battle in September 2014. However not it appears that the battle is over and with a disappointing result.  

OCZ RevoDrive 400 NVMe drives show up in product placeholders
Published in News


Launch set for May, but will depend on firmware completion

In January, OCZ took the wraps off its upcoming RevoDrive 400 PCI-E SSDs based on Toshiba’s NVMe controller technology and has ever since been quiet about its launch plans for these performance-packed M.2 drives.

HTC 10's first update brings needed camera improvements
Published in News


1.30.401.1 improves camera, Wi-Fi and system stability

HTC’s tenth-generation flagship smartphone, the HTC 10, just received its first major software update, now giving users a significantly better photo capturing experience in low-light settings, a wider HDR light range sensitivity, improved Wi-Fi performance via Smart MIMO and removal of “purple noise” in Pro Mode.

Samsung cranks up third gen FinFET process
Published in Processors


Lower electricity and cheaper

Samsung Electronics is introducing a third 14-nano FinFET system semiconductor process that has lower electricity consumption and production cost than previous cost.

Oculus officially blesses VR ready PCs
Published in Wearables


Certified Rift-ready bundles


Oculus has officially blessed PCs that can handle the VR requirements for its AR specs.

Chrome topples Microsoft as Browser King
Published in News


All roads lead to Chrome

Microsoft has been dethroned as the leader of the competitive web browser market by Google's Chrome.

Intel scraps Broxton
Published in Processors


Also kills off SoFIA mobile SoCs

Intel has scrapped development of the Broxton Atom processor family. For those who came in late, this was the chip which was supposed to put Intel into high-end smartphones and tablets.

AMD puts up Polaris page
Published in Graphics


Reveals a few pics of the new chips

AMD has started its PR war to establish its Polaris Architecture by putting up a webpage to sign the architecture’s praises which shows a few shots of the new chips.