TSMC to set up 10nm pilot in June
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 08:13

TSMC to set up 10nm pilot in June


Mass production in late 2016

TSMC is planning to create a 10nm pilot line at its 300mm wafer plant in Fab 12. 

AMD to refresh Kaveri line-up this week
Published in Processors


A few new SKUs could be on the way

It appears that a couple of new Kaveri APUs are on the way, but don’t expect any miracles. 

Intel NUC gets Braswell overhaul
Published in News
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 07:57

Intel NUC gets Braswell overhaul


6-watt Celerons and Pentiums

Intel has refreshed its NUC line with a few new models, based on 14nm silicon. 

Xiaomi wireless speaker box reviewed, in stereo and Technicolor
Published in Reviews


Review: Going stereo on the cheap

Xiaomi’s recent dive into the accessory market has resulted in a number of unusual and interesting product launches, ranging from audio accessories to aluminium mouse pads.

Samsung 10nm ramp expected in late 2016
Published in Processors


14nm FinFET churned out in four fabs

Samsung has announced that it plans to ramp 10nm production in 2016. 

Asus Vivowatch shipping in Europe
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 07:40

Asus Vivowatch shipping in Europe


Prices start at €149

Remember the Asus Vivowatch? The fitness smartwatch with 10-day battery life? Well, it’s shipping in Europe. 

MediaTek MT6755 coming to a Chinese phone near you
Published in Processors


Octa-core A53 at 2.0GHz

MediaTek is planning to refresh its mid-range Cortex-A53 line-up with the MT6755, a new 2.0GHz part designed for high performance on a budget. 

AMD R9 390X to launch June 24
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 14 May 2015 08:22

AMD R9 390X to launch June 24


Not at E3

AMD is reportedly planning to launch the Fiji Radeon R9 390X at a dedicated launch event on June 24.

Mlais M4 Note review, Hong Kong gang does it again
Published in Reviews


Review:
Stainless steel frame and Galaxy looks for $159 

Hong Kong startup Mlais are back with a new phone, or should we say phones. The company was formed just six months ago, but they already have five different phones on the market, with more on the way. 

Dual-boot Onda V919 Air tablet tested
Published in Reviews
Monday, 11 May 2015 16:57

Dual-boot Onda V919 Air tablet tested


Review: Bay Trail, 3G, Android and Windows

How about some Candy Crush after a few hours of messing about in Excel? How about using Word with seamless SkyDrive integration, then switching to Android to read a book or two?