Huawei announces new P8 Lite (2017) smartphone
Published in Mobiles


5.2-inch 1080p screen and Kirin 655 SoC

Huawei has unveiled its newest iteration of the P8 Lite smartphone that will feature a 5.2-inch IPS 1080p screen and be powered by an octa-core Kirin 655 SoC.

Nintendo reveals more Switch console details
Published in Games


Launching on March 3rd for US $299

During its official press conference, Nintendo has finally revealed the rest of the details for its upcoming Switch console that will go on sale on March 3rd for US $299.

Xiaomi admits that it grew a little too quickly
Published in Mobiles


Should have eaten less of the mushroom


Xiaomi’s founder has admited that he "pushed ahead too fast" and the company needs to slow down to ensure sustainable growth for a long-term future.

Lenovo P2 has a three-day charge
Published in Mobiles


5,100mAh battery and fast charging


The people at Lenovo have hit upon an interesting gimmick for their P2 phone – they are flogging it with a three-day battery life.

Microsoft drops licencing fees for Windows 10
Published in Notebooks


Cheaper than 2016


Microsoft has reduced the cost of Windows 10 licences for models to be launched in the middle of the year. 

TSMC confirms ten percent fall in sales
Published in Processors


2017 of to a slow start


Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is predicting that its revenues will fall up to 10 percent sequentially in the first quarter of 2017 and that the rest of the year will not be much chop either. TSMC said it will post revenues about $7.5 billion in the first quarter of 2017 which is down 8.8-10 percent from the prior quarter.

It's the fifth year of PC decline
Published in News


Gartner remains hopeful

Last year represented the fifth year of declining PC sales, according to beancounters at Gartner.

Apple can be sued for playing monopoly
Published in News


Old case back from the dead

An old case which accused Apple of conspiring to create a monopoly has risen from the grave to bite Jobs’ Mob.

Gigabyte unveils Aorus v7 gaming notebooks at CES
Published in Notebooks


Kaby Lake, 144Hz and UHD displays, relatively lightweight


Gigabyte is a well-known PC company that has dofne a remarkable job in delivering top-tier components in its motherboard and notebook product designs over the last three decades for enthusiast overclockers and more recently a range of casual to serious gamers.

Lian Li unveils latest case lineup at CES
Published in News


Sleek acrylic front and side panels on stand-out designs


In one of the lower level halls at the very back of a large room in the Las Vegas Convention Center was the Lian Li booth, where the company unveiled a new line of PC chasses set to be released later this quarter.