Officially released, Kirin 950 can manage 2.53 GHz
Published in Mobiles


Cortex A72 with 16nm TSMC FinFET

Huawei, the company that is probably the hardest to pronounce in tech has officially unveiled its Kirin 950 first FinFET 16nm based processor. 

Jim Keller was not a big fan of K12
Published in Processors
Thursday, 05 November 2015 10:50

Jim Keller was not a big fan of K12


Exclusive: Zen drive more important

Legendary, now ex AMD chief engineer Jim Keller was not a fan of the ARM-based K12 and sidelined it in favour of Zen development.

Darren Grasby is EMEA AMD President
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 13:14

Darren Grasby is EMEA AMD President


Stepping up

AMD has decided that its Corporate Vice President Worldwide Component Channel manager Darren Grasby needs a promotion. Grasby is now President of EMEA AMD which is a promotion even if the job title is not as long.. 

Huawei's Kirin 950 faster than Exynos 7420
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 10:31

Huawei's Kirin 950 faster than Exynos 7420


First mobile A72 to launch tomorrow

There is a big chance that Huawei is going to officially launch Kirin 950 tomorrow and the first Geekbench benchmarks have already leaked. 

AMD Zen silicon might be in good shape
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 08:45

AMD Zen silicon might be in good shape


At least a bloke who knows ex AMD chap claims

A website based its article on one forum post claims that AMD Zen meets all expectations because he knows someone who works in AMD. So it must be true. 

Windows 7 PRO reprieved until October
Published in News
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 08:41

Windows 7 PRO reprieved until October


Windows 8.1 too

Windows 10 now has 120 million activations thanks mostly to the fact that Microsoft is offering for free to Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users. Now Redmond has told its OEM chums they need to prepare to stop selling Windows 7 Professional from October 31 2016.

ZenFone 2 Laser is out for $199
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 November 2015 09:11

ZenFone 2 Laser is out for $199


16GB Snapdragon 615 with FHD 5.5 screen

Asus has been successful with its notebook, PC business but it is not doing that well with its phone line. Some of this might have been because it was one of the brave few that went for the Intel phone SoC. Now it has released The Asus Zenfone 2 and chosen Qualcomm SoC this time. 

Microsoft one drive free to decrease from 15GB to 5GB
Published in News


Office 365 users to kiss free storage goodbye

Microsoft had capped the unlimited  free storage for Office 365 users and it has dropped the free  One drive from 15GB to 5GB. 

OnePlus X will need invites
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 02 November 2015 10:42

OnePlus X will need invites


For the first month

OnePlus X is an attractive 5 inch phone powered by the Snapdragon 801 SoC but you will need an invite to buy one. 

Refunds for Batman on PC
Published in Games
Monday, 02 November 2015 08:41

Refunds for Batman on PC


No Joker – the game is broken

Warner Bros has started offering refunds for Batman: Arkham Knight on PC after finally admitting that the game was broken.