Intel’s use of lasers could change chips
Published in News


Laser chips could be the next big thing

Analyst outfit Susquehanna Financial Group gave Intel the thumbs up for its newly developed "laser chips" saying the development could be a game changer that will give the company the data centre chip market for years.

Intel preparing new M.2 PCIe 610P SSD series
Published in Memory


Based on TLC 3D NAND

According to the latest leaked slide, Intel is working on the new performance-segment 610P series SSD based on TLC 3D NAND, M.2 2280 form-factor and PCIe NVMe interface.

Nvidia makes semi-official statement regarding drivers telemetry
Published in Graphics


All in EULA and FAQ and just for bug/error reporting

Nvidia telemetry issue with some of its latest drivers has gained a lot of ground in the last few days and finally we have a semi-official response from Nvidia, saying that it is all in EULA and that it is only meant for crash and bug reporting.

Apple has faith in MacBook Pro afterall
Published in Notebooks


It is not a swan song

We did suspect that Apple had given up and surrendered the notebook ground to Microsoft with the release of its latest MacBook Pro – but it seems we might have been wrong.

Microsoft discounts Xbox One
Published in Games


In time for Christmas

While the UK is seeing price rises thanks to the falling pound, it seems that Microsoft is slashing the pricing of its Xbox One.

Samsung raided by South Korean watchdogs
Published in News


Cash offer to President’s close friend questioned

South Korean coppers raided Samsung offices in Seoul after allegations that the company offered money to the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, who is a close friend of company President Park Geun-hye.

OnePlus 3T will get Snapdragon 821
Published in Processors


OnePlus 3 will not be the first after all


While there have been suggestions that OnePlus will release an updated version of the OnePlus 3 smartphone with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, it looks like it has launched with the less interesting 820.

AMD announces Radeon Pro WX pricing and availability
Published in Graphics


Workstation ready

AMD has announced pricing and availability for its workstation Radeon Pro WX family of graphics cards.

Tesla to begin phasing out free Supercharging worldwide
Published in News


Will still cost less than filling up a comparable gas car


In what might become one of the more disappointing stories this week, Tesla Motors announced on Monday that it would begin phasing out the unlimited use of free recharging at its Supercharging stations for all new Tesla vehicle orders placed after January 1st.

Twitter considers selling Vine
Published in News


As it considers acquisition itself


A week and a half ago, Twitter announced that it would be shutting down its short-form video compilation service Vine, keeping the website and video archive available but disabling mobile app functionality for its users over the next couple months.