Intel rebranding Atom processors in Core-like fashion
Published in Processors
26 February 2015


Atom x3, x5 and x7

Intel has announced plans to rebrand Atom processors, giving the whole line-up a new naming scheme similar to Core series CPUs. 

MediaTek's octa-core MT6795 SoC spotted in GeekBench
Published in Processors
25 February 2015


Neck and neck with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810

While Qualcomm's 20nm Snapdragon 810 SoC might be the star of upcoming flagship smartphones, it appears that MediaTek has its own horse for the race, the octa-core MT6795.

EKWB releases two new EVGA water blocks
Published in Graphics
25 February 2015


For EVGA GTX 970 ACX (2.0) and EVGA GTX 980 Classified

EK Water Blocks, premium liquid cooling gear gurus from Slovenia, have announced two new full-cover water blocks for EVGA's custom Geforce GTX 970 ACX (2.0) and the Geforce GTX 980 Classified graphics cards, the EK-FC970 GTX ACX and the EK-FC980 GTX Classy.

LG announces global availability of LG G Flex 2
Published in Mobiles
25 February 2015


All will have it in March

LG has announced the global availability of its second curved smartphone, the LG G Flex 2, which should be available in most, if not all, markets in the weeks following the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 in Barcelona.

EVGA offers €20 Cashback for GTX 960 SuperSC ACX 2.0+
Published in Graphics
25 February 2015


Only for Europe

EVGA is now offering a €20 Cashback program for EVGA Geforce GTX 960 SuperSC cards with ACX 2.0+ cooling in Europe.

Flash drives will be faster and more secure
Published in News
25 February 2015


It will save everyone of us

Flash drives in mobile devices are set to become faster and secure thanks to a new standard signed off by the JEDEC Solid State Technology Association.

Nvidia wins market share from AMD
Published in Graphics
25 February 2015


Year of shrinking

It would appear that the world is rushing to Nvidia to buy its latest GPU at the expense of AMD.

Why an Apple car is not going to happen
Published in News
25 February 2015


Why would it do something like that? 

It is becoming obvious that the fruity cargo cult Apple is out of ideas and it defaulting to just copying other people, but one suggestion by the Tame Apple press – that Jobs' Mob is going to make a car is too silly for words.

Samsung shows off 10nm FinFET
Published in Processors
25 February 2015


Beating the world

Samsung has shocked the tech press by showing off the world's first 10nm FinFET chip at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC).

EZchip wants a 100-Core ARM Chip
Published in News
25 February 2015


Because you can never have too many arms

Ezchip is planning to put 100 ARM-based 64-bit cores into a processor which it thinks will fill a hole in the networking market.