Qualcomm shows off 4.5G LTE "Advanced Pro"
Published in Mobiles


1Gbps and higher peak rates, starting with 3GPP Release 13

Recently, Qualcomm has published a new corporate presentation detailing its path from 3GPP’s “Release 13” (March 2016) and beyond for LTE networks– also more conveniently known as 4.5G LTE “Advanced Pro” – with a development timeframe between 2016 and 2020.

Nvidia faces "favorable" GPU trends going into 2016
Published in Graphics


Strong performance in 2015 due to gaming segment

According to a latest report from MKM Partners, Nvidia's target stock price should rise due to an increase in gameing segment revenue.

AMD claims 2016 will be “the year of high-end CPUs”
Published in News


Company receives “neutral” stock rating to end 2015

According to a recent report from MKM Partners, chip manufacturing giant AMD has received a “neutral” stock rating to end 2015, citing “mild pricing trends.”The rating suggests that the stock is expected to perform in line with the expected returns of the market.

4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc format to make its big debut at CES 2016
Published in News


Following months of delay and confusion over HDR standard

The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc format will finally have its big debut at Consumer Electronics Show 2016 which will kick off in Las Vegas during first days of the new year.

Google and Ford to announce partnership on self-driving cars at CES
Published in News


Ford to become first of many in potential partnership

According to the recent report, there is evidence for a good chance that tech giant Google and automotive giant Ford Motor Company may be partnering up at the Consumer Electronics Show this week to announce a joint partnership on self-driving vehicles powered by Google technology.

LG announces “Super UHD” television lineup ahead of CES
Published in News


All feature "HDR Plus" technology, IPS panels

In an effort to attract more attention to its brand name just days before the opening day of the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the clever marketing team at LG has unveiled details of its premium LED TV lineup for 2016 with the nickname “Super UHD” (Ultra High Definition).

LG to unveil 98-inch 8K Super UHD television at CES
Published in News


7680x4320p is now production-ready with High Dynamic Range

LG, the world’s largest panel maker, is set to make a splash at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas by unveiling its first production-ready 8K television set. Last September at IFA in Berlin, the company showed off the 98-inch prototype in all its 8K glory, but it was not ready for production.

Warner Home Video announces its first Ultra HD 4K HDR Blu-ray releases for 2016
Published in News


Over 35 titles by end of year, some supporting Dolby Atmos and DTS:X

In the consumer entertainment industry’s big push to gradually phase out the 1080p Blu-ray disc format and replace it with the upcoming 2160p Ultra HD Blu-ray format, many have come to expect an initial lineup of titles to slowly trickle in just like the days of its predecessor’s big rollout back in November 2006 with the launch of the PlayStation 3.

AMD Zen silicon might be in good shape
Published in Processors


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. 

AMD's 2016 GPU doubles performance per watt
Published in Graphics


CEO confirms spec

Troubled AMD's CEO has been attempting to rally the troops with further promises about how good things are going to be next year.