AMD announces second-gen Radeon Pro Duo graphics card
Published in Graphics


Slower than Radeon Pro Duo Fiji XT with quadruple the memory for $999


On Monday, Advanced Micro Devices took the wraps off its most powerful workstation graphics card to date, the Polaris-based Radeon Pro Duo. The card is a follow-up of last year’s computing powerhouse featuring two Fury X cores and is once again marketed for superior multi-tasking, accelerated applications, and the creation and playback of VR content.

Motherboard shipments may drop over 10 percent this year
Published in Motherboards


But AMD-Intel price war may save vendors from supply chain issues


With the global decline in PC shipments finally showing signs of slowing, motherboard vendors are expecting to see a correlated slowing of overall volume in 2017, with some estimates hovering near 10 percent from last year.

Foxconn invests another $1.5 billion in robot development
Published in News


Initiates stock swap to ease robot procurement for its business units


Foxconn Electronics, the world’s largest contract manufacturer, has announced an ambitious effort to push ahead with a highly automated workforce by increasing investment in its robot development subsidiary in Shenzhen, China.

HP develops IonTouch rewritable system for plastic cards
Published in News


A zero-energy hybrid between digital displays and e-ink

HP Labs announced a new hybrid printing technology that is set to change the way that employee IDs, visitor passes, gate passes and other temporary passes are distributed to the general public.

Nvidia shows its GameWorks Flow technology
Published in Graphics


Running on both DirectX 12 and DirectX 11

Nvidia has revealed a few more details about its GameWorks Flow technology, which should provide fluid effects for realistic combustible fluid, fire and smoke simulation.

SK Hynix announces 8Gbit GDDR6 DRAM
Published in Memory


Coming in early 2018

SK Hynix has announced its GDDR6 DRAM chips, advertising them as "the world's fastest" 2x nm 8Gb GDDR6 DRAM on the market.

Lenovo unveils new ARM-powered Chromebook
Published in Notebooks


The Lenovo Flex 11 with quad-core SoC

Lenovo has unveiled its vision of an ARM-powered and affordable Chromebook, the Lenovo Flex 11, which will pack a quad-core SoC in an 11.6-inch notebook with some rather features.

K|NGP|N teases upcoming EVGA GTX 1080 Ti
Published in Graphics


Pushes it to 2531MHz

Vince K|NGP|N Lucido has teased the upcoming EVGA GTX 1080 Ti K|NGP|N Edition by pushing the GPU to 2531MHz and hitting a pretty high score in 3DMark.

EFF claims Chromebooks continue to spy on kids
Published in News


What a surprise - a Google product spying on people.

Human rights group, the  Electronic Freedom Foundation has complained that Google is continuing to use its Chromebooks to spy on customers.

Wikileaks exposes CIA’s weeping angel
Published in News


Don’t blink


Russian security services mouthpiece, Wikileaks, has just released something that Vladimir Putin’s finest have discovered about the CIA’s tools to hack Samsung tellies.