Zotac doing home automation products
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 15 September 2016 10:19

Zotac doing home automation products


Under Cozee brand

Zotac is well know for its graphics cards or mini PCs and the company has just announced plans to make three home automation products. The Cozee Smart Home family includes a Mini Gateway, Multi-Sensor and Smart Plug.

iPhone 7 sells slower than 6S in Europe, US
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 16:30

iPhone 7 sells slower than 6S in Europe, US


Six to 8 days for delivery for most models

Apple has been accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus since the September 9 and today, five days later you can get an iPhone 7 128GB or 256GB shipped in six to eight days. 

Amazon Echo speaks German and British
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 15:39

Amazon Echo speaks German and British


Available September 28 or October 26

Amazon has just announced that British and German customers can pre-order Amazon Echo and Echo dot and they will get it delivered on September 28 in the UK, and October 26 in Germany or Austria. 

AMD Zen desktop might slip to Q1 2017
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 12:38

AMD Zen desktop might slip to Q1 2017


December / CES showcase possible

AMD has never really said that it will ship the Zen this year, the company was always cautious about giving  the exact date of the launch. We still believe that the desktop version of Zen will get shown late this year, December or at CES, in the first days of next year. Bench-life thinks that the actual shipping will happen in February. 

Niki warns you about  Galaxy Note 7 phones
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 11:51

Niki warns you about Galaxy Note 7 phones


Forbidden to use on this flight

One of the many flights that I took this year was slightly different. The flight attendant made an announcement that it is forbidden to use Galaxy Note 7 onboard on Niki airlines – a subsidiary of Air Berlin. 

Radeon RX480 gets you Battlefield 1 cheaper
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 11:32

Radeon RX480 gets you Battlefield 1 cheaper


Deluxe with early access for the price of standard

AMD is moving from the long tradition of bundling the Battlefield games but with the purchase of  Radeon RX480 cards or Radeon RX480 based PCs it will get you the deluxe version of the game for the price of the standard version.

Snapdragon VR820 HMD showcased
Published in Graphics
Monday, 05 September 2016 18:58

Snapdragon VR820 HMD showcased


All integrated Snapdragon 820 in VR headset

Fudzilla had a chance to play with first all integrated Snapdragon VR820 HMD, a head mounted display that is one step ahead of the Galaxy VR or other slot in phone HBM solutions.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall could cost $1 billion
Published in Mobiles


2.5 million phones being returned

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall sounds like one of the biggest in the last few years and it looks like the company has to recover as many as 2.5 million phones from its customers. This is likely to cost Samsung close to a billion dollars and it will eat up any potential profits it was making from these phones. 

Intel quietly launches Apollo Lake
Published in Processors
Monday, 05 September 2016 14:54

Intel quietly launches Apollo Lake


2nd generation 14nm Celeron / Pentium

Apollo Lake is a second generation 14nm SoC for entry level tablets and computers and it serves the market that used to be known as Atom processors. Nowadays, Intel calls these CPUs Celeron and Pentium and the new generation was made available on Friday. 

EVGA SC17 gaming powerhouse reviewed
Published in Reviews
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 07:34

EVGA SC17 gaming powerhouse reviewed


Review: Notebook gaming powerhouse

EVGA is a well known brand in the graphics card market and the company expanded beyond GPUs a while ago. It is also well known now for its PSUs, motherboards and accessories too and now it wants to conquer the mobile gaming notebook market.