Jon Peddie Research looks at the numbers
Number crunchers working for Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia have noted that during the second quarter AMD gained market share in the add-in board (AIB) market.
But still no recovery
Global tablet shipments are expected to bounce back a little bit, but there are still no signs that the product is recovering.
Notebooks doing well but printers are pants
HP has surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street with a higher than expected quarterly revenue and profit as demand recovered for its notebooks.
Improved management tools
Nvidia has updated its Grid software platform with deeper performance profiling and analytics tools for planning, deployment, and support of virtual GPU users.
Tame Apple Press celebrates
There is nothing the Tame Apple Press loves more than when one of their favourite company’s rivals products catch fire. In this case a bloke in China’s Galaxy Note 7, caught fire and exploded and the way the story has been reported you would think there was something wrong with the product.
Only for Daydream believers
Bloomberg claims that Google will be launching its Daydream VR platform in a few weeks.
It isnt easy being green
Nvidia presented the Hot Chips show with a close-up of its Pascal GP100 die – stained green so we can see the details.
It is as if they know the iPhone 7 is coming
While the Tame Apple Press is trying to drum up support for what looks like a terminally dull iPhone 7, the existing iPhone 6 and 6s/ Plus models are mysteriously sending themselves into Silicon Heaven with the enthusiasm of a Japanese kamakazi pilot.
Apollo Lake dimming DIMMS use
Notebook vendors have largely moved to on-board memory designs and are killing off DIMMs so that they can make their Intel Apollo Lake-based notebooks as slim as possible.
From feast to famine... er rather nice dinner with wine
TSMC's 28nm processes have been flat out lately but it seems that Intel's slowing down of orders for baseband chips are going to cause a slight drop in sales in the fourth quarter.