SWYP aims to replace credit cards
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 29 January 2015 10:26

SWYP aims to replace credit cards


One card to replace them all

The western hemisphere faces with a constant first-world problem of having too many plastic cards. 

HTC One M9 benchmarked on Geekbench 3
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 29 January 2015 09:51

HTC One M9 benchmarked on Geekbench 3


Snapdragon 810 scores well

Geekbench 3 is one of the most popular phone system benchmarks and the chaps from Phonearena got their hands of the latest score from the upcoming HTC 0PJA10 phone.

HTC One M8 gets Android 5.0.1
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 29 January 2015 09:07

HTC One M8 gets Android 5.0.1


Lollipop rolls out in January for EU phones

We were lucky to find out that unlocked HTC One phones across Europe are receiving the Lollipop update as of this morning. 

Nvidia admits GTX 970 memory allocation issue
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 16:04

Nvidia admits GTX 970 memory allocation issue


3.5GB fast and 0.5 GB slower one on 4GB card

Anadtech has managed to prove that Nvidia has less L2 Cache and less ROPs in Geforce GTX 970 than advertised.

iOS 9 makes its iPhone 6 appearance
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 15:36

iOS 9 makes its iPhone 6 appearance


Better scores in Basemark OS II

We have spotted that the next generation Apple iOS, with the inovative title iOS 9, has made a sudden appearance. 

Oculus launches Story Studio
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 11:11

Oculus launches Story Studio

Movies on VR glasses

Last year Facebook snapped up Oculus, the maker of the only Virtual Reality glasses that sort of work.

MeeGoPad T01 is an HDMI stick with Windows 8.1
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 10:50

MeeGoPad T01 is an HDMI stick with Windows 8.1


Shipping now, €99

Intel has been working on its own Atom-based Compute Stick that is scheduled to launch in mid-2015 at $149. 

Windows 10 preview runs DirectX 12
Published in Games
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 15:39

Windows 10 preview runs DirectX 12


Call of Duty Advanced Warfare runs on Intel HD 5000


We spent most of the day tinkering with the Windows 10 preview release, Build 9926, which is the latest build that brings a few new things, including the Cortana voice assistant and DirectX 12. 

AMD fights GTX 960 with R9 280/285
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 10:12

AMD fights GTX 960 with R9 280/285


Geforce GTX 960 faces stiff competition

Last week was all about the Geforce GTX 960 launch and we had a chance to take a closer look at this Maxwell GPU from Nvidia. 

iPhone 5 bad battery recall may cost you
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 23 January 2015 09:49

iPhone 5 bad battery recall may cost you


First-hand experience

Back in August Apple called up a number of customers who bought iPhones between September 2012 and January 2013 to get a replacement battery.