MediaTek officially launched MT6753 octa-core
Published in Mobiles


Eight Cortex-A53 and CDMA for China

MediaTek is definitely shaping up to become a serious competitor in the smartphone SoC market. The company started the octa-core thing last year, with a frugal Cortex-A7 chip and in 2015 most players are following with big.LITTLE chips.

AMD Kaveri refresh is Godavari
Published in Processors


100 MHz faster, Computex-ish launch

We have reported that Kaveri gets a desktop refresh but apparently due to ambient noise at the noisy CES, we didn’t catch the right name. 

SWYP aims to replace credit cards
Published in Wearables


One card to replace them all

The western hemisphere faces with a constant first-world problem of having too many plastic cards. 

HTC One M9 benchmarked on Geekbench 3
Published in Mobiles


Snapdragon 810 scores well

Geekbench 3 is one of the most popular phone system benchmarks and the chaps from Phonearena got their hands of the latest score from the upcoming HTC 0PJA10 phone.

HTC One M8 gets Android 5.0.1
Published in Mobiles


Lollipop rolls out in January for EU phones

We were lucky to find out that unlocked HTC One phones across Europe are receiving the Lollipop update as of this morning. 

Nvidia admits GTX 970 memory allocation issue
Published in Graphics


3.5GB fast and 0.5 GB slower one on 4GB card

Anadtech has managed to prove that Nvidia has less L2 Cache and less ROPs in Geforce GTX 970 than advertised.

iOS 9 makes its iPhone 6 appearance
Published in Mobiles


Better scores in Basemark OS II

We have spotted that the next generation Apple iOS, with the inovative title iOS 9, has made a sudden appearance. 

Oculus launches Story Studio
Published in Graphics

Movies on VR glasses

Last year Facebook snapped up Oculus, the maker of the only Virtual Reality glasses that sort of work.

MeeGoPad T01 is an HDMI stick with Windows 8.1
Published in Mobiles


Shipping now, €99

Intel has been working on its own Atom-based Compute Stick that is scheduled to launch in mid-2015 at $149. 

Windows 10 preview runs DirectX 12
Published in Games


Call of Duty Advanced Warfare runs on Intel HD 5000


We spent most of the day tinkering with the Windows 10 preview release, Build 9926, which is the latest build that brings a few new things, including the Cortana voice assistant and DirectX 12.