HTC Vive ships 72 hours after order
Published in Games


Beating Oculus in shipping game

HTC has claimed that all Vive VR headsets ordered will ship within 72 hours from the time of order. This is a huge improvement considering that you have to wait weeks if not months to get the Vive delivered.  

AMD also rolls out new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.1 drivers
Published in Graphics


Mirror's Edge Catalyst support and couple of fixes

Following the launch of EA's new Mirror's Edge Catalyst game, AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.1 drivers, which, in addition to optimizations for a couple of games, also bring a couple of bug fixes.

Nvidia releases Geforce 368.39 WHQL Game Ready drivers
Published in Graphics


Fixes GTX 1080 fan issues and brings optimal experience for Mirror's Edge 

Nvidia has released its newest graphics card drivers which are not only Game Ready drivers for the new Mirror's Edge Catalyst game but also bring support for Geforce GTX 1070 which should launch in a few days and fix the GTX 1080 Founders Edition fan issues.

Intel’s HPC man clears out his desk
Published in News


Takes early retirement

Intel's HPC director James Reinders is cleaning out his desk and Intel after 27 years.

Microsoft might turn your PC into an Xbox
Published in Games


Helix is a PC/console combo

Microsoft has started to focus on combining PC gaming with its Xbox One console.

MediaTek & TSMC go full on in Taiwan again
Published in News


MT6625 shortage to end after earthquake

MediaTek and its manufacturing partner TSMC are back to being flat out in Taiwan bringing to an end the MT6625 communications chip shortage.

Chipzilla pulls the plug on wireless charging project
Published in Notebooks


So much for a world without wires

Intel appears to have given up on its wireless world project, which was based around its Core M chip.

New star-trek film is a massive advert for HPE
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HPE will boldly go if it is still here in 250 years

The former maker of expensive printer ink has said that the Star Trek Beyond, the latest in the new Star Trek movies will be a big advert for the company.

Israelis give small robots Glocks
Published in News


What could possibly go wrong?


Israel's General Robotics has developed tiny 'combat robots' that can climb stairs, traverse difficult terrain, and nail anything that moves with a nine millimetre Glock.

LeEco's Le 2 smartphone with Helio X20 now available
Published in Mobiles


Helio X20 starts at $199

Le Eco is a company that got renamed from Le TV and it looks like they are ready to ship four phones, some with Helio X20 and some with Snapdragon 820 chips inside.