Oculus Rift CV1 consumer comes in Q1 2016
Published in Graphics


Company sets the date

Facebook Oculus has finally set the date for its Oculus Rift Consumer Version 1. It will be shipping to retail/e-tail in Q1 2016.

AMD's  HBM still a bit of a mystery
Published in Graphics


Next year HBM 2.0 but no name yet 

AMD teases its audience with the new HBM High Bandwidth Memory product that is supposed to come soon.

Zen is 40 percent faster than Excavator
Published in Processors


2016, FinFET 14nm product

AMD is in the middle of the financial conference call and update where Lisa Su, Mark Papermaster and a few others are talking about AMD between now and 2017. 

Nvidia winds down Icera modem business
Published in Mobiles


Leaving the LTE business

Nvidia is winding down its Icera modem operation in the second quarter of fiscal 2016 and exiting the LTE business.

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro launches tomorrow
Published in Mobiles


Snapdragon 810 with 5.7" 2560 x 1440 IPS LCD

Xiaomi is China's biggest phone manufacturer and the company is growing at the incredible rate. So are its phones.

MediaTek CorePilot 2.0 speaks CPU, GPU too
Published in Processors


Maximizes device performance and power efficiency

MediaTek became definitely a breath of fresh air in the mobile SoC arena a few years back. 

Windows 10 gets the new 10074 update
Published in News


Windows Explorer 11 still alive, despite Edge

Just a week after Windows 10 10.0.10061 appeared, Microsoft has released yet another version.

AMD mobile APUs bets on 14nm in 2016
Published in Graphics


20nm Amur Cortex A57 this year

AMD is betting a lot at the new Carrizo APU and the company will offer it in mobile and desktop variants. 

AMD has three new desktop 14nm parts in 2016
Published in Processors


After 28/32nm comes 14nm Zen line

AMD has an update for investors and this information was supposed to get to them at the financial conference call scheduled for May. It got out a bit earlier than that and gave us some insight into AMD's plans for 2016.

Alcatel Pop Astro LTE phone lands on T-Mobile
Published in Mobiles


First MediaTek LTE in USA

Alcatel has just announced that its affordable LTE-enabled Pop Astro is available at T-Mobile.