Zotac unveils GTX 1080 Ti ArcticStorm
Published in Graphics


With a fancy liquid cooling block

Zotac is showing off its  Geforce GTX 1080 Ti Arctic Storm, a custom Geforce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card that features a water block, ready to be hooked up to a liquid cooling system.

Intel wins patent case
Published in Processors


That is two billion it does not have to spend


Chipzilla has seen off a patent case which would have forced it to pay $2 billion to AVM Technologies.

Intel releases Kittson
Published in News


Not much going on in Itanium land


Chipzilla has released the successors to the Itanium "Poulson" microprocessors and they are showing all the development and evolution of an Apple product.

AMD releasing Whitehaven in May
Published in Processors


Named after a place famous for its drive by shootings


AMD is expected to unveil the 16-core, 32-thread 'Whitehaven' CPU, at Computex in Taipei at the end of May.

Price war on Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 starts
Published in Processors


Things are getting cheaper


A price war has broken out between online electronics retailiers in the UK over the AMD Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 microprocessors.

Microsoft shows off Windows 10 ARM update
Published in Processors


Runs the lot


Microsoft has spilled the beans on its Windows 10 ARM at the MS Build developer conference today and it looks like it will run x86 legacy apps.

Samsung forms contract chip manufacturing division
Published in Processors


Aims to attract new customers


Samsung has formed a new division within its semiconductor business for contract chip manufacturing as part of a cunning plan to attract more customers.

Trump signs anti-hacker law
Published in News


Against the Chinese not Russia


US President Donald Trump signed an executive order which aims to bolster the government's cyber security and protect critical infrastructure from cyber attacks.

Xiaomi Mi 6 suffers from shortages
Published in Mobiles


Big demand, ceramic and SoC to blame

Xiaomi's latest flagship, the Mi 6, is already sold-out in all flash and pre-order sales but it appears that it never came in high volume due to ceramic and SoC shortages.

Microsoft announces new VR motion controllers
Published in News


Arriving with Windows Mixed Reality headsets later this fall


Yesterday,  during the second day of its annual Build conference, Microsoft announced a set of motion controllers for its Windows Mixed Reality headsets, due for release later this fall. The controllers are fully tracked by internal sensors instead of external cameras and markers.