Xotic PC releases VR Ready PCs
Published in Notebooks


Smart move

Now that everyone is realising that their super expensive Apple PCs can’t do VR, an outfit called Xotic PC is offering to sell a range of proper computers that can – although AMD fans might want to look the other way.

Great Firewall of China's creator uses VPN to by-pass creation
Published in News


Fang Binxing de-fanged by his own creation

The bloke who invented China’s internet censorship infrastructure, known as the Great Firewall of China, was blocked when he tried to get around his own creation.

Three surface phones rumoured
Published in Mobiles


But not until 2017

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which suggests that Microsoft is going to bring out three Surface smartphones, but not until 2017.

Quanta profits hurting
Published in Notebooks


Lowest in nine years

Quanta has reported that its net profits declined 5.6 per cent on year to US$538.91 million for 2015, the lowest level in nine years.

Windows 10 pop-up invades Japanese bill-boards
Published in News


Call Godzilla

Microsoft’s continued obsession with forcing users to upgrade to Windows 10 is starting to break things.

Kindle to get a refresh
Published in Notebooks


Want some more high end market

Amazon is set to release a higher-end Kindle version with a rechargeable protective case for a better battery life.

Nvidia's GP100 Pascal GPU has 56 SMs enabled
Published in Graphics


Out of 60 possible

Nvidia confirmed that there are 56 streaming multiprocessor (SM) units each having 64 CUDA cores enabled on the GP100 GPU. This results in 3,584 cores on the Tesla P100 GPU. However, this leaves 4 SM cores disabled as the total number of SM’s is 60.

Pascal P100 610mm^2 is in volume production
Published in Graphics


Today

Jen-Hsun Huang just announced Pascal P100 a new GPU based on Pascal architecture, and it is in production, shipping "soon."

AMD rolls out Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.4.1 drivers
Published in Graphics


With Quantum Break optimizations and more

AMD has released its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.4.1 drivers which come with an official support for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive VR headsets, all the optimizations for the new Quantum Break game and few other improvements and fixes.

HP gets "the world’s thinnest" title
Published in Notebooks


Sorry Apple you are far too fat

HP has proved that anyone can make a thin notebook by launching its ultra-thin Spectre laptop.