SK Hynix sees profit fall
Published in Processors


Lowest in three years

Memory maker SK Hynix said it is expecting a strong pick up for its products in the second half of the year, after reporting that its second quarter operating profit was its lowest for three years.

Microsoft slashes Xbox One price again
Published in Games


You can pick one up for $249

Software giant Microsoft is continuing to cut the price of its Xbox One console. You can pick one up for $249 which is the third price cut in less than two months.

Huawei shipments up
Published in News


60.5 million smartphones globally

Huawei has said that it shipped 60.5 million smartphones globally in the first half of 2016, a 25 percent rise from a year before.

Quadro P6000 and P5000 are out
Published in Graphics


GPUs for business

Nvidia is about to formally announce its two new graphics cards for the business market – the Quadro P6000 and P5000.

Kaby Lake ships to PC builders
Published in Processors

 Ready for Late 2016

Chipzilla's CEO Brian Krzanich has claimed that Kaby Lake CPUs have been finalised and shipping to PC builders for use in complete systems.

AMD mulls GPU and CPU superchip for datacenres
Published in Processors


Able to leap Nvidia and Intel in a single bound

AMD is drawing up a cunning plan to build a "super-chip" with a CPU and a GPU in a single box to put the fear of god into Nvidia and Intel in the data centre.

Sonic the Hedgehog is back
Published in Games

 

Time to party like its 1991

While Pokemon is having a bit of a comeback, Sega has dusted off its 1990s character Sonic the hedgehog ito take advantage of it.

US government can nick your phone if you enter the country
Published in Mobiles


Take a burner if you leave the US

The Land of the Free has come up with a wizard way of violating privacy – according to the New York Times its border staff can just steal your phone when you return to the country.

Transistors will stop shrinking in five years
Published in Processors

 ITRS gives up

Transistors will stop shrinking in just five years according to the  2015 International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors.

Turks by-pass government Twitter ban
Published in News


Getting the message out

While the Turkish government is desperate to stop its citizens talking about the coup, its brutal crackdown afterwards and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s corruption, it is fighting an uphill battle.