Vaio to release Windows 10 phone
Published in Mobiles


Out this week

Sony spin-off Vaio is set to release a new Windows 10 smartphone this week.

Windows tablets are doing well
Published in Notebooks


Microsoft only bright spot in tablet market

For years Microsoft held a torch for the tablet even while everyone else mocked them. When Apple turned the concept into a gimmick and everyone bought one, Microsoft was mocked for not really understanding the tablet.

Ikea makes smartphone borking tables
Published in Mobiles


Now if only we could assemble one


The Swedish makers of flatpack furniture which has a unique feature requiring screws to be hit in with hammers after consulting complicated plan with a font so small that it could be written on a rice grain, have come up with a table that kills off phone use.

Nvidia Shield gets marshmallow goodness
Published in Games


Upgrade 4.0 rolls out

Nvidia has rolled out upgrade 4.0 for the SHIELD Tablet and it brings  Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the set up.

AMD shows off first virtualised GPUs
Published in Graphics


Turn a dumb computer into a graphics powerhouse

AMD has revealed what it claims are the world's first hardware virtualized GPU products -- AMD FirePro S-Series GPUs with Multiuser GPU (MxGPU) technology.

MediaTek expects 10 per cent revenue increase
Published in News


Margins likely to stay the same

MediaTek expects to see a 10 per cent revenue increase over 2016, however it is not likely to see an improvement in its gross margins and the first part of the year is not going to be that great.

Tsinghua Unigroup to build its own memory Fab
Published in Memory


Invites Micron to lend a hand

The Chinese government's Tsinghua Unigroup is going to build its own  DRAM fab and has asked Micron to be involved.

AMD R9 Fury X2 to have 12 TFLOPS of compute performance
Published in Graphics


AMD's Roy Taylor confirms at VRLA 2016

AMD already teased its upcoming dual-GPU Radeon R9 Fury X2 during VRLA 2016 Winter Expo in Los Angeles and it appears that AMD's Roy Taylor revealed a bit more details regarding its performance, including the single-performance compute performance. 

Eagles called in to fight drones
Published in News


Dutch police call up Brian Blessed

While Japanese coppers are creating robots to tackle the problem of rogue drones, the Dutch have gone all medieval.

Blackberry confirms Android only future
Published in Mobiles


RIP Blackberry 10OS

While we have been saying that Blackberry was going to give up on the BlackBerry 10 OS, but official confirmation has been thin on the ground.