HDMI v2.1 standard brings higher resolutions
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 05 January 2017 12:31

HDMI v2.1 standard brings higher resolutions


Dynamic HDR and Game Mode VRR support as well

The HDMI Forum has officially announced the upcoming release of the HDMI v2.1 specification, bringing a range of higher video resolutions, Dynamic HDR support and more.

Amazon accuses Roku of software SNAFU
Published in News
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 23:47

Amazon accuses Roku of software SNAFU


Instant video becomes very remote video

UK customers of TV player Roku running Amazon found themselves stuffed and without service yesterday.

Xiaomi Notebook 12 on sale for $579.99
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 20:06

Xiaomi Notebook 12 on sale for $579.99


13-inch Core i5 version for $888.99

Fudzilla got a chance to play with the Xiaomi Notebook 12, Xiaomi's first field trip to the computer market, and we can tell you that this is one great, 1.07 KG heavy, notebook powered by Skylake-based Core m3-6Y30 CPU that runs just about any everyday application. The best thing is that this notebook sells for US $579.99. 

Xiaomi Mi5S selling for $335.99
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 19:41

Xiaomi Mi5S selling for $335.99


Snapdragon 821, 3GB RAM, 64GB storage

Xiaomi Mi5S  launched just recently and it is one of the first available Snapdragon 821 based products. It is available today in a 64GB version for $335.99.

Minix thinks about new stuff
Published in News
Friday, 02 September 2016 19:34

Minix thinks about new stuff


With Intel Cherry Trail SoC and Windows 10 OS

Minix has announced its newest mini-PC that should offer premium Windows 10 experience on Intel's Cherry Trail, all packed in a fanless mini-PC chassis, the Minix NEO Z83-4.

G.Skill announces new Trident Z DDR4-3866 32GB kit
Published in Memory


Raises the bar on DDR4 memory

G.Skill is pushing  DDR4 memory limits even further as it released its newest 32GB Trident Z memory kit working at 3866MHz.

Xiaomi Mi5 lives up to flagship expectations
Published in Reviews


Review: Snapdragon 820 on a budget

Xiaomi’s new flagship is late to the party. The Mi4 launched in 2014, and the Chinese brand did not bother launching a successor in 2015. Why? Because it didn’t have a proper processor to build it around. The Mi4 was based on the Snapdragon 801, so with the Mi5, Xiaomi skipped a year, and a CPU generation.

Cherry Trail-based Beelink BT3 mini PC reviewed
Published in Reviews


Review: 14nm silicon makes a big difference

A year ago we had a chance to test a couple of Beelink micro PCs, including a stick PC, and we were pleasantly surprised; not only by the performance offered by Intel’s venerable 22nm Bay Trail processors, but by the build quality of these diminutive PCs.

Razor sharp Cubot X17 reviewed
Published in Reviews
Thursday, 21 January 2016 11:12

Razor sharp Cubot X17 reviewed


Review:
Ultrathin, metal, inexpensive

Chinese smartphone maker Cubot recently upped the ante in the $150 to $200 budget smartphone segment with a couple of ultrathin phones. Both sport a metal frame, good build quality, and look like pricey devices, but they offer limited performance due to their anorexic profile.

Cherry Trail VOYO A1 Plus notebook reviewed
Published in Reviews
Friday, 08 January 2016 10:54

Cherry Trail VOYO A1 Plus notebook reviewed

Review: Lenovo Yoga lookalike on a budget

A couple of months ago, Asian tech sites started talking about a new trend among Chinese tablet manufacturers. Since the tablet market was overheating, manufacturers were looking beyond tablets to ensure growth. Intel’s new 14nm processors were just what they were looking for, as they enabled them to start building inexpensive ultraportable notebooks. Many of them are marketed as “ultrabooks” but unlike proper Ultrabooks, they’re not based on “big core” processors.