Navi is 7nm and will appear late 2018 early 2019
Published in Graphics

Next, next generation

Vega 10 will evolve to Vega 20 in 2017 and 2018 and this will be AMD’s next big thing.  It is codenamed Navi and will be a 7nm FinFET GlobalFoundries product that should surface in late 2018 or early 2019.

Vega 20 GPU arrives late 2017
Published in Graphics

Replaces Vega 10, 32GB HBM 2

Vega 10 is Radeon Technology Group’s first HBM 2 part and should launch in early 2017. AMD – RTG is also planning a successor called Vega 20 that might launch later in the year.

Lenovo denies Linux yoga  plot with Microsoft
Published in Notebooks

Signature Edition Lenovo Yoga 900 ISK2 UltraBook doesn’t bend to Linuix

Lenovo has denied claims it plotted with Microsoft to block installation of Linux on its Signature Edition laptops and PCs.

Acer plans VR backpack
Published in Wearables

Only for businesses

While most of the world is looking at VR for games, it appears Acer wants to target its VR backpack for the business to business (B2B) market.

Intel might be killing off its Iris Pro
Published in News

Missing for another generation

Chipzilla appears to be quietly pulling the plug on its high-performance Iris Pro graphics.

Apple attempts to get a Seoul
Published in News

Adopts missionary position in Samsung's home ground

The fruity tax dodging cargo cult Apple has decided that it can open one of its consumer cathedrals in Samsung’s heartland.

Oculus knocking on MSI’s virutal door
Published in Wearables

Interested in VR backpacks

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Oculus reportedly is interested in virtual reality (VR) backpack PC products developed by MSI.

Nvidia’s Tesla is ahead of the automation pack
Published in News

See me, hear me

The leather-clad CEO of Nvidia is set to clean up in the world of automation because of his earlier vision that foresight and vision will be everything and king.

AMD Bristol Ridge A12-9800 APU gets overclocked
Published in Processors

Running well on stock AMD Wraith cooler

While we wait for AMD to launch its first Zen-based Summit Ridge CPUs and Excavator-based 7th generation Bristol Ridge APUs, the flagship Bristol Ridge A12-9800 APU has  already been overclocked by a Korean user with stock AMD Wraith CPU cooler.

Apple already working on iPhone 8S
Published in Mobiles

The churn  never stops

It seems that one of three Apple chip design teams is already pretty well advanced with a design for an iPhone 8S.