Mozilla will need rust
Published in News


Because it never sleeps


The big cheeses at the Mozzarella foundation have decided that its Firefox browser will need rust to work.

Samsung’s third-generation SM961 256GB NVMe SSD reviewed
Published in Reviews


48-layer MLC V-NAND delivers more IOPS with low latencies

Last summer, Samsung introduced its first NVMe SSD series based on a new Polaris controller that replaced the UBX controller design from its previous OEM-series SM951 and consumer-oriented 950 Pro SSD lineups, moving ahead with the introduction of 48-layer MLC NAND technology and industry-leading throughput speeds.

Cooler Master announces Case Mod World Series 2017
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Case modding competition at its best

Cooler Master has announced its eighth annual Case Mod World Series that will be open to all and run from February 3rd to May 3rd. ITo celebrate its 25th anniversary, the company even added a bonus category.

Alleged AMD Ryzen CPU lineup leaks
Published in Processors


Shows 17 different SKUs

A leak showing a full AMD Ryzen CPU lineup has leaked online, showing a total of 17 different SKUs as well as the new naming scheme that suggests AMD might rename its CPU lineup to match those of graphics cards and SSDs.

Huawei silently launches Honor 8 Lite in Europe
Published in Mobiles


5.2-inch FHD screen and Kirin 655 SoC

While it was expected to launch at the MWC 2017 show, Huawei has already launched its new Honor 8 Lite smartphone in Europe, featuring a 5.2-inch FHD screen and Kirin 655 SoC.

Acer plays the AI, deep learning, and robot games
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Focusing on transportation sector in Taiwan


Acer is expected to break into new territory in the fields of artificial intelligence, deep learning in 2017 and has begun talking with several potential clients about shipping its first in-house robotics devices, according to company CEO Jason Chen.

EVGA unveils its new CLC 120/280 liquid coolers
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With new EVGA fans

A few days ago, EVGA officially unveiled its new Closed Loop CPU Cooler (CLC) 120 and 280 liquid coolers that will feature new fans, an ability to sync up with select graphics cards as well as be fully controlled via EVGA Flow Control software.

IDC charts tablets’ demise
Published in Mobiles


From Apple cheerleaders to “realists”

Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and worked out that they really cocked up when they believed Apple’s propaganda that tablets were “game changers”.

Cook defends his Qualcomm lawsuit
Published in News


We had no choice


The fruity tax-dodging convicted cartel leader Tim Cook has been climbing on his high horse to claim that Apple was morally bound to sue Qualcomm.

Nvidia locks down games
Published in Games


Making friends and influencing people


Nvidia has decided to impress its customers by blocking them from giving away or selling bundled games – after all punters love it when you tell them what to do with something they have bought.