MeeGoPad T01 is an HDMI stick with Windows 8.1
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 10:50

MeeGoPad T01 is an HDMI stick with Windows 8.1


Shipping now, €99

Intel has been working on its own Atom-based Compute Stick that is scheduled to launch in mid-2015 at $149. 

Windows 10 preview runs DirectX 12
Published in Games
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 15:39

Windows 10 preview runs DirectX 12


Call of Duty Advanced Warfare runs on Intel HD 5000


We spent most of the day tinkering with the Windows 10 preview release, Build 9926, which is the latest build that brings a few new things, including the Cortana voice assistant and DirectX 12. 

AMD fights GTX 960 with R9 280/285
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 10:12

AMD fights GTX 960 with R9 280/285


Geforce GTX 960 faces stiff competition

Last week was all about the Geforce GTX 960 launch and we had a chance to take a closer look at this Maxwell GPU from Nvidia. 

iPhone 5 bad battery recall may cost you
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 23 January 2015 09:49

iPhone 5 bad battery recall may cost you


First-hand experience

Back in August Apple called up a number of customers who bought iPhones between September 2012 and January 2013 to get a replacement battery.

Microsoft introduce HoloLens glasses
Published in News
Thursday, 22 January 2015 09:56

Microsoft introduce HoloLens glasses


Comes in Windows 10 timeframe

We already have Oculus by Facebook, Nvidia is apparently working on its VR tech, AMD is offering a helping hand to Facebook and Oculus, while Samsung thinks VR glasses are for the Galaxy Note 4 phone powered by tiny GPU. 

Next insider Windows 10 beta next week
Published in News
Thursday, 22 January 2015 09:25

Next insider Windows 10 beta next week


Cortana, new browser and Xbox games on PC stream

Microsoft has made an epic decision. After upsetting millions with Windows 8, fixing major things with Windows 8.1, Redmond now plans to provide Windows 10 as a free upgrade. 

AMD Carrizo launch in Q2 2015
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 13:03

AMD Carrizo launch in Q2 2015


AMD CEO confirms


AMD released its earnings today and one cool question came up about the upcoming Carrizo mobile APU. 

AMD Free Sync works well in real world
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 10:54

AMD Free Sync works well in real world


BenQ, Samsung & LG monitors coming soon


We had a chance to see a demo of AMD FreeSync, a new DisplayPort 1.2 standard that gets rid of screen tearing in games. 

Kingston Predator SSD coming in February
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 10:29

Kingston Predator SSD coming in February


M.2 or PCIe, 1500+ MB/s read

Kingston HyperX is a strong brand when it comes to a performance storage and memory components, and now the company has refreshed its SSD offering with the Predator line of SSDs. 

Alienware 13 with Broadwell-U shipping
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 19 January 2015 13:53

Alienware 13 with Broadwell-U shipping


Update: External graphics as well

Alienware is at the heart of Dell's gaming strategy and these guys have been working hard on refreshed notebooks, including the Alienware 13, 15 and 17.