US Court re-opens Samsung versus Apple
Published in Mobiles


Rounded rectangle damages to be rethunk


The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reopened a longstanding patent lawsuit related to Samsung copying the rounded rectangle of the iPhone nearly six years ago.

Smartphone industry faces tight component supply in 2017
Published in News


Mainstream devices now use larger displays than before


There is an increasing possibility that the smartphone industry may be headed towards supply shortages this year as China-based vendors are demanding rising volumes several key components, according to sources within Taiwanese supply chains.

TSMC considers building plant in US
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60 percent of revenues to come from US this year


Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company held its most recent investors conference on January 12th, during which company officials said that it has not ruled out the possibility of building a facility in the US as a response to recent nationalistic pleas to restore American manufacturing jobs.

EVGA enters modular liquid cooling business
Published in News


Modular 3/8 tubing using Asetek reference designs


EVGA has been a company that always reserves some of the best suites at CES. This year at the Bellagio Hotel, it showcased the latest product lineup for this year in motherboards, PSUs, notebooks, cases and graphics that included an appealing surprise for some of its top enthusiast and overclocking customers.

Second Nvidia Shield portable shows up in FCC filing
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Shorter, thicker console with larger display


Over the weekend, a new Nvidia Shield portable device was uncovered from some FCC listings appearing back in July, showing a device using the same controller and flip screen as the original with a few minor revisions.

ODG unveils R8 and R9 smartglasses at CES
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45-degree and 50-degree fields of view at 720p and 1080p


Osterhout Design Group had a presence at Intel’s CES booth this year, where it unveiled two new pairs of smartglasses designed to deliver a fully untethered, hands-free PC experience with the flexibility of a virtual, 65-inch transparent ACdisplay.

Gigabyte shows more v7 gaming notebooks at CES
Published in Notebooks


Kaby Lake with Geforce GTX 1050/Ti, 1060 and 1070


Gigabyte had quite a few notebooks to present during its media event at CES, not the least of which included its Aorus thin and lightweight gaming series, along with some refreshes to its traditional Aero and P series lineups, and a new Sabre 15-inch design.

Plextor shows plenty of SSDs at CES 2017 show
Published in Memory


Including an NVMe PCIe M8Se SSD series

Plextor came to the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 in style, unveiling a couple of new SSDs including the high-end NVMe PCIe M8Se series that will be available in both M.2 and half-height PCIe card form factors.

Huawei announces new P8 Lite (2017) smartphone
Published in Mobiles


5.2-inch 1080p screen and Kirin 655 SoC

Huawei has unveiled its newest iteration of the P8 Lite smartphone that will feature a 5.2-inch IPS 1080p screen and be powered by an octa-core Kirin 655 SoC.

Nintendo reveals more Switch console details
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Launching on March 3rd for US $299

During its official press conference, Nintendo has finally revealed the rest of the details for its upcoming Switch console that will go on sale on March 3rd for US $299.