Samsung showcases SM961 and PM961 OEM SSDs
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Thursday, 24 March 2016 03:28

Samsung showcases SM961 and PM961 OEM SSDs

Up to 3,200MB/s sequential reads, based on Polaris controller

During Samsung’s 2016 SSD Forum in Japan, the company unveiled some new top-tier successors to its 2014 flagship XP941 and 2015 flagship SM951 for OEMs and system designers. 

OCZ Trion 150 480GB SSD Reviewed
Published in Reviews
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 05:22

OCZ Trion 150 480GB SSD Reviewed


15nm TLC NAND offers better sustained reads, writes over 19nm


At this year’s CES in Las Vegas, OCZ introduced us to its new lineup of solid state storage devices for both consumer and enterprise customers, focusing its efforts mostly on its inclusion of Toshiba's latest 15-nanometer TLC NAND technology as the successor to its previous Advanced 19-nanometer (A19nm) TLC NAND flash.

HTC 10 smartphone announcement confirmed for April 12th
Published in Mobiles


Expect notable front-facing camera improvement

On Tuesday, HTC sent out email invitations for the unveiling of its next flagship smartphone, the HTC 10, with the event scheduled for the second week of April. The invitation suggests that the company could be poised to give its flagship device a solid upgrade to the front-facing photography experience its customers have come to expect since the HTC One series first launched in 2012.

Nvidia re-releases most powerful Maxwell GPU with 24GB RAM
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Accelerating design workflows with datasets above 12GB

This morning, Nvidia officially took the wraps off the behemoth Quadro M6000 24GB, its Maxwell-based flagship workstation Quadro M6000 GPU with double the memory of last year's 12GB model, and perhaps the last release before its architectural successor, Pascal, is introduced next month at the company’s GPU Technology Conference in Silicon Valley.

U.S. Supreme Court ruling protects stun guns for self-defense
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Court comes just shy of extending Constitutional provisions for electic weapons


On Monday, the eight-member U.S. Supreme Court unanimously reversed a March 2015 ruling that carried a two-and-a-half-year prison penalty for a women’s use of a stun gun in a public self-defense situation.

Apple's 4-inch iPhone SE arrives March 31st
Published in Mobiles


A smaller iPhone 6S with more battery life, only $399

This morning during Apple’s Spring Event at its Cupertino, California headquarters, company VP Greg Joswiak announced the new 4-inch iPhone SE – a modest 2016 refresh to the iPhone 5S (2013).

Apple's 9.7-inch iPad Pro starts at $599
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Friday, 18 March 2016 23:41

Apple's 9.7-inch iPad Pro starts at $599


Four models: iPad mini, iPad Air 2, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro


Rumors have been circulating that Apple’s next-generation 9.7-inch iPad was going to be a third-generation iPad Air, with the same display resolution and sporting a faster processor and lighter design. It looks like this will be close to correct.

Nvidia "leak" suggests rather dull Pascal GPU naming scheme
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We disagree, offer some alternatives


On Wednesday, someone thought it would be clever to post an unsourced Nvidia Pascal GPU naming scheme spreadsheet to popular image hosting website Imgur.com. As a result, GPU enthusiasts from all around have frequented hardware forums to discuss the matter of Nvidia’s yet to be announced 2016 GPU lineup based on 16-nanometer FinFET technology.

Alleged "iPhone 7" is actually a Meizu Pro 6
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Upcoming iPhone 7, iPhone Pro will not feature antenna bands


On Tuesday, Chinese website CNBeta.com posted a photo of what they claimed was a prototype of Apple’s upcoming tenth-generation iPhone, more specifically the iPhone 7 that will be announced later this fall. After all, the picture leak in question showed a silver-colored aluminum frame with iPhone-like antenna bands positioned towards the bottom of the device, rather than the unsightly positions they currently take on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S.

Apple iPhone SE box leaked, confirms product name
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Video also shows comparison with iPhone 5S, iPhone 6S

According to a recent product box leak, one variant of Apple’s upcoming iPhone SE, perhaps the base model, will feature just 16GB of storage. The company is set to launch its entry-level, 4-inch iPhone SE next week in on March 21st at 10am PST, along with the iOS 9.3, a new 9.7-inch iPad, and some new bands for the first-generation Apple Watch.