Futuremark releases Slingshot Extreme benchmark for iOS and Android
Published in Mobiles


Now runs at 2560x1440p with Metal API and OpenGL ES 3.1

On Tuesday, Futuremark released a new version of their popular Slingshot benchmark app for iOS and Android mobile devices, this time complete with the hardware-accelerated OpenGL ES 3.1 API for Android devices and Metal API for Apple devices.

Activision could set new Call of Duty in space
Published in Games


Pushing for sci-fi shooter

According to latest rumors, the next Call of Duty could be set in space, making it the first sci-fi shooter in the series.

EVGA officially launches the new SC 17 gaming notebook
Published in Notebooks


17-incher with Core i7-6820HK and GTX 980M

Officially unveiled back at CES 2016 show in January, EVGA has now officially launched its new 17-inch SC 17 gaming notebook, packing some serious hardware and overclocking capability.

Intel not inside the iPhone SE
Published in Mobiles


Apple stuck with Qualcomm


One of the things that did not get noticed in Apple’s release notes for its rebadged iPhone5S is that the modem was not from Intel.

PCB suppliers reject smartwatches
Published in Motherboards


Apple proved that they can’t be a new business driver

It seems that Apple’s “super, cool, game-changing” smartwatch has convinced PCB suppliers that the technology will not be a new driver for their industry.

Nvidia GeForce GTX  1080, 1070 cooler shrouds leaked
Published in Graphics


For those who can’t wait

A pair of pictures claiming to be the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080, 1070 cooler shrouds have been leaked online.

HoloLens might look cool but it overheats
Published in Wearables


Microsoft still has work to do


Microsoft's HoloLens system is pretty cool, but unfortunately it could turn you into a flaming Michael Jackson, according to one developer.

Foxconn buys Sharp
Published in News


Reduced the price

After much messing around, Foxconn has finally agreed to buy Sharp at a 20 per cent discount.

Tablet slide faster than expected
Published in Notebooks


Will sink below 140 million global shipments in 2021

Tablet shipment volumes are tumbling faster than expected and beancounters at ABI Research think that it will have fallen to 140 million by 2021.

Sony to release 4K streaming
Published in Graphics


Ultra good to go

Sony is launching its 4K movie streaming service which will mean consumers of its tellies can buy movies from the service, and stream to supported Sony 4K TV sets.