Core i7 NUC coming in Q2 2015
Published in Notebooks


Core i7 5557U 28W inside, Iris graphics

Intel has already shown Fudzilla a prototype of a Core i7 NUC at CES 2015, and this 2.5-inch drive ready barebone was a pleasant surprise us and for high-end home theatre users. 

Moto E 2. Gen LTE now official
Published in Mobiles


Starting at $150, same screen, new SoC and LTE

Motorola has revamped the entry-level Moto E to include a new processor with LTE support, but the screen and much of the spec remain the same. The first-generation Motorola Moto E is powered with Snapdragon 200, an entry level Qualcomm chip that doesn’t come with LTE.

Dell XPS 13 in Europe starts at €1329
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In the US it starts at $799

Back at CES, we had a chance to see and feel the Dell XPS 13 notebook, which is the smallest 13-incher that we have seen so far.

AMD working on Virtual Reality too
Published in Graphics


Cooperation, not VR headsets

We became aware of a few VR-related things back in mid-2014, and one of them was that both AMD and Nvidia were investing a lot of resources in Virtual Reality. 

Jen-Hsun speaks about GeForce GTX 970 issue
Published in Graphics


Acknowledgement and apology

It turns out that the "duck your head and wait until they run out of ammunition" strategy doesn’t work anymore when it comes to the GTX 970 issue. 

Shuttle releases Broadwell-based fanless SFF box
Published in Motherboards


Shuttle DS57U is a passive one-litre PC

Shuttle made a name for itself making small form-factor computers and the company has now released a Broadwell 14nm based successor to its DS47 and DS437 models. 

Slash Gear hopes for Nvidia Shield VR next week
Published in Graphics


Not a high-resolution console

Next week will be full of product launches, as we expect to officially see HTC One M9, Samsung Galaxy S6, as well as many other phones and some tablets.

Amazon returns 20 percent of GTX 970 price
Published in Graphics


Keep the card and stay our customer please

We came across a really interesting chat tread of an Amazon customer making a complaint over the GTX 970 specification. 

Samsung 14nm SoC changes everything
Published in Mobiles


Qualcomm in trouble

Recently Samsung announced that serial production of its new 14nm SoC has already commenced. The new part is going to end up in Samsung Galaxy S6 and a few other devices.

Bandwidth might not be everything for HBM Fiji
Published in Graphics


History lesson

AMD Hawaii came in late 2013 with a 512-bit memory interface, which was surprising, but the card did quite well against Nvidia's Kepler-based Geforce 780 TI in the high-end.