AMD details CPUs and APUs for VR
Published in Processors


Quad core at least

AMD detailed eight of its CPUs and APUs can power a VR headset like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

US spooks will use IoTs to spy on you
Published in News


Grassed up by your washing machine

The US’s top spymaster has told the world that his agency will use the internet of things as snooping weapons.

Intel Braswell Refresh
Published in Processors


Seven new SoCs

Intel has refreshed its new Braswell lineup with seven more SoCs

Apple programmers still can't master time
Published in News


They keep reversing the polarity on the neutron flow

Apple software still has problems mastering the issue of time and yet another programming bug involving the calendar is bricking Jobs' Mob's creations.

Kim Jong-un signs up country to Apple cult
Published in News


Breaks first rule of cult on day one

It appears that the fruity cargo cult Apple has bagged itself a high profile convert, the north Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.

First footage from 8K RED WEAPON Vista Vision camera shows up
Published in News

Full-frame, 8192x4320p, up to 75fps with 70mm lenses

At the end of January 2016, the first RED WEAPON 6K Magnesium cameras began shipping to professional videographers worldwide, a few months after the first RED 6K Woven Carbon Fiber and Forged Carbon Fiber hit the streets. The Irvine, California-based company then released its flagship RED WEAPON 8K Vista Vision camera at the end of 2015. Now, we have some of the first original footage from its 8K 35mm flagship at the smoothness of full-frame, ultra-high 32-megapixel resolution.

Italian researcher is first to spot gravitational waves
Published in News


Discovery may become top pick for Nobel Prize in Physics

As some have heard by now, there was a major discovery in the world of science today that has been labeled perhaps “one of the biggest advancements of the past few decades.” A key prediction of Einstein’s general theory of relativity was essentially verified by the discovery of “gravitational waves” from the merger of two black holes coalescing in deep space. An Italian researcher working in Germany last fall has been named the first person on earth to spot their existence.

AOC launches new U2879VF 4K/UHD monitor with FreeSync
Published in News


Faces some tough competition

AOC has announced its new 28-inch gaming monitor that combines 4K/UHD resolution TN panel with AMD FreeSync technology, the AOC U2879VF.

Snapdragon Wear 2100 is the new smartwatch SoC
Published in Wearables


30 per cent smaller, 25  per cent better battery

After years of  the Snapdragon 400 being Qualcomm's only SoC for wearable devices, the company has announced a successor – Snapdragon Wear 2100.

Qualcomm announces 1 Gbps X16 modem
Published in Mobiles


14nm, available in 2H 2016

Qualcomm has finally launched what it thinks will be the next milestone in the LTE modem speed – a Gigabit Class LTE Chipset with download speeds of up to 1 Gbps.