Intel’s Nvidia GPU license expires in March
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 11:38

Intel’s Nvidia GPU license expires in March


License-less

Industry veteran journalist Kyle Bennet wrote back in December that Intel might launch a CPU powered by Radeon technology. This happens in the middle of the last quarter when Nvidia and Intel's cross licensing GPU deal is about to expire. 

Ryzen to compete with Core i7 7700K too
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 11:03

Ryzen to compete with Core i7 7700K too


Competitive performance 

There has been much discussion about the eight cores sixteen threads Ryzen CPU and the fact that it will compete quite well against Intel's Core i7 6950 extreme edition but it looks like the Zen with eight cores with sixteen threads will get really close to the performance of the Core i7 7700K.

Qualcomm 1Gbps live demo goes to 895Mbps / 930 Mbps
Published in Mobiles


Telstra network demonstrate technology leadership, 127.5 Mbps upload

Sydney Australia is definitely the capital of the word’s fastest LTE performance. I'm here and have just witnessed a  1Gbps demonstration of a Netgear powered 1Gbps modem on Ericsson equipment deployed on a Telstra LTE network.

URB-E is great transport for urban commutes
Published in News
Saturday, 28 January 2017 12:05

URB-E is great transport for urban commutes


Electric bike for $899, gets to 14 MHP

Back last summer we took some time to visit the Pasadena based URB-E electric bike company, in order to see the lightweight, easy to transport electric bike.

Qualcomm won't surrender to Apple
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 26 January 2017 20:28

Qualcomm won't surrender to Apple


Q1 financials out

Qualcomm has announced its Q1 fiscal earnings and the conference call was deeply influenced by Apple’s latest decision to legally go after Qualcomm. The president of the company was crystal clear that the company will work to vigorously defend its business.

Shield 2015 just got Android 7
Published in Games
Thursday, 26 January 2017 16:16

Shield 2015 just got Android 7


Experience Upgrade 5.0.2

Nvidia started to roll out the Android 7, Experience Upgrade 5.0.2 for Shield 2015 Android TV customers, and everything Nvidia promised for the 2017 console, will find its way to the previous one.

Galaxy S7 defaults to full HD after Android 7
Published in Mobiles


Brings PC like resolution settings

Two days ago, we did an update on a Galaxy S7 to the magical Android 7.0. After the update, we noticed that the phone defaulted to 1920x1080 resolution giving us the option to change back to native 2560x1440 or even 1280x720. 

Nvidia Shield TV 2015, Shield tablet to get Android 7
Published in News


But might take same time

Nvidia has released its Shield Android TV 2017 and people got to see a lot of software improvement as well as Android 7 support. 

Samsung and LG working on folding phones
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 19 January 2017 10:27

Samsung and LG working on folding phones


Xiaomi too, late 2017 if not later

We are facing two major trends in 2017 and 2018. One is having phones with really small bezels and the second is a way toward folding phones. The latter is expected in late 2017 at the earliest, but all major companies have filed patents covering folding phones. 

Xiaomi Mi 6 could launch in three versions
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 19 January 2017 08:38

Xiaomi Mi 6 could launch in three versions


Two Snapdragon 835, one Helio X30

Xiaomi Mi 6 is one of the most anticipated phones to come from China and recent information indicates that there might be three versions of the phone, two with Snapdragon 835 and one with MediaTek Helio X30.