Nintendo working on SNES miniature console
Published in Games


Cited as one reason for NES Classic's seasonal release timeframe


Following the short-lived release of its sellout NES Classic console in November, Nintendo says it has “a lot going on right now” following the console’s largely successful reception.

G.Skill announces Ripjaws KM560 MX gaming keyboard
Published in News


Tenkeyless keyboard with Cherry MX switches

G.Skill has unveiled its first tenkeyless gaming keyboard with Cherry MX mechanical switches, the Ripjaws KM560 MX.

Microsoft's fifth-generation Surface could be ARM-based
Published in Notebooks


First time since Surface 2 in 2013

Last week we wrote that Qualcomm is preparing to release a Snapdragon 835-based Windows 10 notebook by the end of 2017, ending three and a half years of x86 dominance that has proliferated the industry since the discontinuation of Windows RT in late 2013.

Nvidia GP108 Pascal GPU gets pictured
Published in Graphics


Geforce GT 1030 to compete with RX 550

Nvidia's response to Radeon RX 550 is launching soon and the picture of the new GP108-300 Pascal GPU has already come up online with the Geforce GT 1030 benchmark in tow.

Noctua to offer free mounting kit for Skylake-X
Published in News


Intel socket LGA 2066 covered by Noctua

Noctua has announced that it will offer free mounting kit upgrades for Intel's upcoming LGA 2066 Skylake-X platform.

Galaxy S8 eye iris unlocking in near dark
Published in Reviews


Hands on: Snapdragon 835 version

There is no doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the most widely anticipated phones that will shape the first half of 2017,  and the USA and Chinese customers are getting the Snapdragon 835 version while Europe and the rest of the world is stuck with the Exynos 8895 version.

Acer unveils its new Predator X27 4K 144Hz HDR monitor
Published in News


As well as curved Predator Z271UV

At its next@Acer event held in New York, Acer unleashed a couple of new products including two high-end gaming monitors with Nvidia G-Sync, the 27-inch Predator X27 4K/UHD 144Hz monitor with HDR and the 27-inch Predator Z271UV curved WQHD 165Hz monitor.

US tech startups fear FCC will kill them off
Published in News


End of Net Neutrality means end of us


More than 800 startups have written to the FCC chairman Ajit Pai saying they are "deeply concerned" about his decision to kill net neutrality.

Pre-standard 5G comes for 2018 Winter Olympics
Published in Mobiles


PyeongChang


KT has confirmed details of an ambitious plan to conduct extensive trials of pre-standard 5G technology at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, ahead of full commercial rollout in 2019.

Apple is setting up a Venmo rival
Published in News


What could possibly go wrong?


For a while now the Tame Apple Press has been enthusing about Apple’s moves to set up own money-transfer service, but now it looks like it is actually happening.