HTC 10 now available in the U.S. on Verizon
Published in News


Limited quantities for walk-in customers


HTC’s flagship tenth-generation smartphone, the HTC 10, is now available in the U.S. starting today Verizon’s network. We walked into a local retail store this afternoon here in California and were told that aside from the display model, the store only had one unit in stock on launch day for walk-in customers.

Intel flagship Broadwell-E Core i7-6950X tested as well
Published in Processors


Compared with the Core i7-5960X

It is obvious that Intel's Broadwell-E HEDT launch is drawing near as with all the previous leaks we now have some of the first benchmarks of the flagship ten-core Core i7-6950X.

Alleged Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 benchmarks spotted
Published in Graphics


Scores higher than overclocked GTX 980 Ti 

Just a day ahead of the rumored May 6 event where Nvidia is expected to unveil its first Geforce graphics cards based on the Pascal architecture, alleged 3DMark benchmarks of the GTX 1080 have been spotted and it performance quite well.

China using Beidou to track people
Published in News


Taiwan government warns employees not to use it

The Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology is warning government employees to avoid using phones that use China's GPS system Beidou to prevent ‘targeted attacks’

iPhone is a leather case in China
Published in News


Apple didn’t invent the name

Fruity cargo cult Apple has been told by a Chinese court that a leather goods maker invented the name “iPhone” and it can’t kill off the business simply because its iPhone product did rather well.

Oculus COO quits
Published in News


FitBit’s COO headhunted


Oculus VR’s CEO, Brendan Iribe has announced that Laird Malamed is no longer the company Chief Operating Officer. Instead Hans Hartmann will be leaving FitBit, where he is currently COO, to take over.

VR could cure paranoia
Published in Wearables


But that is what they want you to think

Researchers at Oxford University think that virtual reality could soon be being used to treat psychological disorders such as paranoia.

Nintendo NX will mean a return to the cartridge
Published in Games


Like the 3DS


We have suspected that the Nintendo NX rumours was going to abandon optical discs for game storage, but we thought it would move to download only.

Ulefone has Helio P10 smartphone for $199
Published in Mobiles


Full HD bezel-less screen, 4GB RAM, 32GB ROM

Ulefone Future is an interesting smartphone that is currently selling for $199 to $239, and you get quite a lot including Helio P10 SoC, 5.5-inch bezel-less Full HD screen, Android 6.0 out of the box, Gorilla Glass 3 and 16-megapixel camera.

Acer to release two more ultra-thins in September
Published in Notebooks


Undercutting the market

Acer's new ultra-thin Aspire S 13 raised a few eyebrows by charging $699 for what many other manufacturers would charge more than $1000. Now it is planning two more which will appear in September.