Sony forecasts 60 million PS4 by April 2017
Published in Games


20 million units in fiscal 2016

Sony has quite an aggressive forecast as the company plans to sell 20 million PlayStation 4 units in fiscal 2016. This should represent a healthy 8.3 percent increase year over year. 

46.4 million systems ready for VR
Published in Graphics

Jon Peddie research counted

AMD made many announcements at the Games Developers Conference and we wanted to follow up the claim that 83 per cent of the total addressable market for dedicated Virtual Reality HMD, Head Mounted Displays figures would be AMD. 

AMD's stonking VR market boost depends on PlayStation VR
Published in Graphics


Not that AMD is telling anyone

AMD told the Games Developer Conference press event that it had 83 per cent of a market share in VR. The claim appeared to be legit as it quoted Jon Peddie Research, however we had some severe doubts.

Android 6.0 now on 1.2 percent of Android gear
Published in Mobiles


Android 4.4 still king

Google has released its official February platform distribution numbers and the Marshmallow Android 6.0 is now available on 1.2 percent of all google devices.

Windows 10 market share approaching Windows 8.1
Published in News


Thanks to “Free Upgrade” offer, upgrade aggressiveness

The folks over at Neowin have recently reported that Microsoft’s latest operating system is quickly approaching a large installation base worldwide and should eventually overtake Windows 8.1 as the world’s second most dominant operating system (behind Windows 7) sometime later this year.

AMD takes small percent of GPU share back
Published in Graphics


Slow recovery

AMD  managed to take a tiny part of the discrete market share back from Nvidia. 

MediaTek will sell 400 million smartphone SoCs this year
Published in Mobiles


40 million heading to Western Europe

MediaTek is winning market share in all territories as the outfit moves to challenge Qualcomm. . 

MediaTek has Indian mobile plans
Published in Mobiles


Teams up with India's largest handset maker

MediaTek has teamed up with Micromax India’s leading handset player as part of its push into the huge market.  

GPU shipments down 11 per cent
Published in Graphics


Suppliers need to sell less to make money

Nvidia had good quarter thanks to selling plenty of desktop-based Geforce cards, but the overall market has dropped 11 percent from the last quarter.

Nvidia wins market share from AMD
Published in Graphics


Year of shrinking

It would appear that the world is rushing to Nvidia to buy its latest GPU at the expense of AMD.