Kingston DDR4 hits 4351MHz
Published in Memory

Don’t try this at home

Kingston’s new HyperX Predator DDR4 modules have set a new memory speed record thanks to Toppc.

HTML5 is now default plugin on YouTube
Published in News

So long Flash, VP9 is there

Google has informed the world that as of yesterday, the default player on its YouTube service is HTML5.

Chinese white-box outfits ditch tablets
Published in Notebooks

Brand name tablets are too cheap

Chinese white-box tablet makers seem to be in trouble, as their margins are melting away. 

Sony cutting 1,000 jobs in smartphone division
Published in Mobiles

30% cut expected by 2016

Sony is reportedly planning to cut 1,000 jobs in its mobile phone division. The latest round of cuts comes just months after the company announced it was laying off 1,000 people in the same division.

Details emerge on AMD Summit Ridge 14nm parts
Published in Processors

Zen in more ways than one

AMD’s first 14nm processors are codenamed Summit Ridge and they are reportedly based on an all-new architecture dubbed Zen.

LG says Snapdragon 810 doesn’t overheat
Published in Processors

Unless you give it to Samsung

LG has dismissed reports claiming that Qualcomm’s upcoming Snapdragon 810 flagship SoC is suffering from overheating issues.

Bloomberg: Samsung drops Snapdragon 810 from Galaxy S6
Published in Mobiles

Tried it, didn’t like it, will use its own SoC instead

Samsung appears to have ditched Qualcomm for the upcoming Galaxy S flagship. According to Bloomberg, the company will use its own silicon instead.

Leaked MediaTek roadmap looks ambitious
Published in Processors

But sticks to 28nm for much of the year

A MediaTek SoC roadmap has been leaked on a Chinese social network, but we cannot confirm its authenticity at this point. The image was taken down by a number of sources, but GSM Arena managed to save a copy for posterity.

Google releases new Project Ara trailer
Published in Mobiles

Select journos get hands-on access

Google has released another Project Ara trailer-teaser and for the first time it granted hands-on access to a number of journalists.

Intel releases major graphics driver update
Published in Graphics

4K, Chrome video, VP9 and H.265 tweaks

Intel has a new graphics driver for Haswell and Broadwell parts and it should bring a number of new features and improvements, especially for home theatre users.