Samsung Galaxy S23 FE comes to Europe at €699
Published in Mobiles

South Korea gets it as well

Samsung Galaxy S23 FE has officially launched in two big markets, Europe and South Korea. After initially launching in certain Asian markets and the US, it will now be available in Europe, starting at €699, and in South Korea, starting at KRW847,000.

Intel claims AMD is peddling snake oil
Published in News

We miss the days when this sort of marketing was common

Chipzilla has published a new playbook titled "Core Truths" that put AMD under direct fire for utilising its older Zen 2 CPU architecture in its latest Ryzen 7000 mobile series CPU product stack – claiming that it is peddling snake oil.

Amazon bragged “cultivating” Southern California city mayor
Published in News

So it allows it to build large warehouses in residential areas

Amazon bragged it has "cultivated" a Southern California city mayor by donating PPE to the city and taking him and his team on tours in a leaked confidential company document.

Apple tries to save sales by bringing out new models
Published in PC Hardware

More Macs and iPads expected

Fruity cargo cult Apple plans to rescue its falling sales figures by releasing several new models and upgrades for early next year.

Boffins break logical qubit record
Published in PC Hardware

More cats make fewer errors

A team of boffins has built a quantum computer with the largest number of logical qubits (quantum bits).

Meta, OpenAI, and Microsoft snub Nvidia
Published in AI

Moving to AMD's Instinct MI300X

Meta, OpenAI, and Microsoft told an AMD investor event today that they will use AMD's newest AI chip, the Instinct MI300X, as an alternative to Nvidia's expensive graphic processors.

EU is thinking of killing off geo-blocking for video
Published in News

Big content mortified

The European Parliament's Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection is suggesting expanding geo-blocking restrictions to the audiovisual sector, including streaming platforms.

Germans stick data centres in windmills
Published in News

Makes them carbon neutral  

A new German-based project called WindCORES operates data centres inside existing wind turbines, making them almost completely carbon neutral.

Micron unveils new 3500 NVMe SSD
Published in PC Hardware

Aimed at gaming, content creation, and scientific computing

Micron Technology has announced its latest Micron 3500 NVMe SSD. Based on 232-layer NAND, the Micron 3500 SSD series comes in M.2 form-factor and in capacities of up to 2TB.

Noctua releases NM-M1 Torx-based SecuFirm2+ mounting kits
Published in PC Hardware

Significantly improving performance on AMD AM5 socket

Noctua has released its new NM-M1 multi-socket mounting kits that are meant as an upgrade for Noctua's existing coolers and are based on Noctua's new SecuFirm2+ standard.