Huawei to launch Honor 6S smartphone next month
Published in Mobiles


Snapdragon 435, single rear camera

Next month, Huawei plans to add a more affordable version of the Honor 6X smartphone called the Honor 6S.

Researchers bypass iOS activation lock
Published in Notebooks


Affects latest release iOS 10.1.1

Two researchers from India and Germany have discovered a way to bypass Apple’s iOS activation lock that prevents unauthorized use of the company’s mobile devices when they are marked as lost.

HTC's overall device sales to plateau in 2017
Published in News


Vive headset experiences shortage of key components


HTC’s overall device sales next year are expected to hit a plateau as the company experiences a slowdown in smartphone shipments while facing difficulties in increasing shipments of its Vive virtual reality headsets.

Moscow scientists use Google Glass in brain disease research
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Tracking muscle movements using head-mounted display 

In Moscow, scientists are currently using Google Glass to research early-stage brain diseases based on how patients react in augmented reality situations.

TSMC preparing 12nm process technology
Published in Processors


A smaller version of existing 16nm technology

According to industry sources, TSMC is planning to introduce a 12 nanometer half-node process to enhance competition with 28nm and lower process nodes that have been adopted over the past few years.

AT&T announces DirecTV Now streaming packages
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Company now offers three streaming services

Starting Thursday, AT&T says it will be launching DirecTV Now, an Internet-based video streaming version of its DirecTV satellite programming lineup at a much lower cost and without any contracts or installation fees.

Global smartphone shipments to grow 4.5 percent in 2017
Published in Mobiles


AMOLED will be big hardware focus next year

Next year, smartphone production volume is expected to grow by 4.5 percent to reach 1.4 billion units, according to the latest market forecast.

Zen pricing document shows four SKUs under $500
Published in Processors


Over the past few days, more information has been revealed regarding AMD’s pricing and performance configurations for its Zen desktop processors, codenamed Summit Ridge.

"Black Friday" online sales hit record $3.34 billion
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Lower unemployment rates fuel consumer confidence

Online sales during Black Friday, the busiest shopping day in November and often the entire year, reached $3.34 billion in the United States by the day’s close, surpassing $3 billion in e-commerce transactions for the very first time.

AMD's first Vega 10 card may launch in December
Published in Graphics


Pricing to be similar with GTX 1080

Yesterday,  a possible release date surfaced for AMD’s upcoming high-performance GPU based on Vega 10 architecture with HBM2 memory.