Samsung beats Wall Street estimates
Published in News


It is actually selling smartphones

While its rivals, like Apple, are suffering, Samsung is doing rather well – in fact much better than the cocaine nose-jobs of Wall Street have predicted.

The world’s first Xeon Processor D Module released
Published in Processors


16 cores to play with

Advantech has released of its new COM Express Basic Module which is designed around the Intel Xeon Processor D-1500 family.

AMD details Radeon RX 480 driver  fixes
Published in Graphics


Fixes the problem and increases performance by 3 percent

AMD has an update for everyone who has a Radeon RX 480 and is afraid that the card might fry the PCIe slot on the motherboard. The new driver, that solves the problem and increases performance by up to 3 percent should be out today, July 7th. 

MSI's fastest GTX 1080 Gaming Z detailed
Published in Graphics


Higher GPU clock and RGB LED backplate

MSI had plenty of custom GTX 1080 graphics cards at launch but it appears the company is not finished yet as its highest-clocked GTX 1080 Gaming Z has just been described.

G.Skill releases software update for KM780/KM780R keyboards
Published in News


Brings new features and more color options

G.Skill has released a major software update for its Ripjaws KM780 and KM780R RGB series mechanical gaming keyboards which bring plenty of new features including more color customization options.

EU votes for new cyber security laws
Published in News


Major changes afoot

The European Parliament voted to spruce up the EU’s cyber security laws in a move which will have many companies tearing their hare (sic) and stamping on their rabbits.

AMD improves its Linux drivers
Published in Graphics


Day one support for Radeon RX 480

It looks like AMD has finally got the memo when it comes to Linux machines. Its new AMDGPU-PRO 16.30 driver offers day-one support for its new Radeon RX 480 from day one.

Microsoft wants to get into this PC lark
Published in Notebooks


It has heard it is a money spinner

Software giant Microsoft is not the best at picking where the industry is going, it missed the Internet and failed to get into mobile so the news that it is thinking of getting into the PC hardware business just as it is dying is not surprising.

Edge screen Meizu might be coming soon
Published in Mobiles

While CEO questions Meizu MX6 purpose 

Meizu Pro 7 might be the flagship Meizu phone with a curved screen that goes directly after the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and similar edged devices. The picture of the rear surface appeared and at the same time someone leaked an internal mail from Meizu's CEO expressing concerns that MX6 is too similar to Meizu 6 Pro. 

Leaked GTX 1060 benchmarks show it cleans RX 480’s clock
Published in News


Spoilers

I had a small wager sitting on the fact that when the RX 480 was released that there would be a mysterious leak of benchmarks that proved that Nvidia’s Pascal-based GTX 1060 was much better even when it had not been released.