Honda's new hydrogen fuel cell sedan arriving later this year
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300 mile driving range, 60 percent increase in power density

Today at the 2016 Washington, D.C. Auto Show, Honda announced plans to release a new 5-passenger, hydrogen-powered Clarity sedan. The vehicle is expected to begin sales in select California markets before the end of 2016 with an MSRP of $60,000 and a targeted monthly lease under $500 per month.

Netflix begins blocking VPN users
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Access to full content catalog now restricted

On Thursday, the Sydney Morning Herald reported that some users in Australia are now being blocked when they use virtual private network (VPN) services in their home country to access Netflix content intended for other regions, primarily the United States.

Nvidia working on high-end mobile GPU update
Published in Graphics


The Geforce GTX 970MX and GTX 980MX

According to the latest report, Nvidia is preparing to refresh its high-end mobile GPU lineup with the new Geforce GTX 970MX and the GTX 980MX graphics cards.

AMD rumoured to cut the cost of Fury
Published in Graphics


Not sure how much yet

If you are thinking about getting your paws on a Fury graphics card you might want to wait a few weeks.

Future Intel PCs will have no wires
Published in Processors


Intel's VP of business PCs  talks about cutting the strings

Tom Garrison does not think that wires have a future in corporate networks.  As vice president of the Client Computing Group and general manager of the Business Client Platforms Division at Intel Corporation, he is in a position to do something about it.

Intel works with Chinese on servers
Published in Processors


Tackling fears of spy technology

Chipzilla is joining an increasing number of western companies who are forming partnerships with Chinese outfits to help address concerns about the security of imported technology.

ARM releases 4K Mali-DP650
Published in Graphics


4K streaming from your phone

ARM has announced a new mobile graphics chip, the Mali-DP650 which it said was designed to handle 4K content a device's screen and on an external display.

Netflix to raise "grandfathered" plan prices after Q4 earnings
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Price hike begins in 2H 2016 for "Standard" 1080p subscribers


In a recent letter to shareholders, the company announced its earnings for Q4 2015, showing a $36.7 million profit year-over-year and warning its grandfathered subscribers on the $7.99 price for “Standard” 1080p service that they can expect a price hike starting in the second half of this year.

Intel's 10nm set for 2017
Published in Processors


Tick-tock abandoned according to leak

Intel is reportedly going to release its first 10nm processor family in 2017, expected to be the first of three generations of processors that will be fabbed on the 10nm process.

Razor sharp Cubot X17 reviewed
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Review:
Ultrathin, metal, inexpensive

Chinese smartphone maker Cubot recently upped the ante in the $150 to $200 budget smartphone segment with a couple of ultrathin phones. Both sport a metal frame, good build quality, and look like pricey devices, but they offer limited performance due to their anorexic profile.