Blackberry reduces the pricey Priv again
Published in Mobiles


Testing a lower price band

Blackberry has finally reduced the price of its first android device, the Priv in a move which could be designed to clear stock or an admission that the price was too high in the first place.

Huawei comes up with supercharge
Published in Mobiles


Its own version of fast charging battery tech

It appears that Huawei has developed its own fast charging battery technology.

South Korea investigates Google
Published in News


Playing monopoly

South Korea's antitrust regulator has admitted for the first time that it is looking into whether Google has violated the country's anticompetition laws.

Samsung beats TSMC up and wins Nvidia contract
Published in Graphics


14 nm FinFet process

Tech giant Samsung Electronics  won a contract to make Nvidia GPUs according to South Korea's Chosun Biz newspaper.

Microsoft gets a Beam for its X-Box
Published in Games


Interactive game streaming

Microsoft’s Xbox group has written a cheque for the interactive game streaming service Beam so it can take on Amazon’s Twitch.

Microsoft flip-flops on Skylake support again
Published in Processors


Should it stay or should it go?

Microsoft seems to be having trouble making up its mind about Skylake support for older versions of Windows.

Intel’s IoT plans going the way of mobile
Published in Wearables


Things are not what they used to be

Not long ago all you could hear from Chipzilla was the mantra of the internet of things, but now that seems to be falling by the wayside.

Xbox One S is gain with no pain
Published in Games


Tear-down experts say slighht cost increase but much better features

Beancounters at IHS claim that the new Xbox One S delivers for consumers in terms of improved performance and features for very little extra cost.

Nvidia releases new games giveaway bundles
Published in Games


Get old stock moving in the summer heat

Nvidia has released a few more games bundles to help clear its Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 or GTX 960 ranges.

Microsoft plans three new Surfaces
Published in Notebooks


Expect more expensive Apple clones to follow

Software king of the world Microsoft is expected to release three new flavours of Surface three in one desktops later this year.