Atari gets into the Internet of Things
Published in News


There is a pong in the Internet fridge

Legendary games maker Atari is getting into the Internet of Things.

Microsoft sells 1,500 patents to Xiaomi
Published in Mobiles


A long term partnership

Microsoft is flogging off 1,500 of its patents to Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi which will give the Chinese maker a foot in the door into Western markets.

Apple carries out bizarre financial manoeuvres in the dark
Published in News


Raises a billion in Taiwan

The fruity cargo cult Apple, which is sitting on a cash mountain larger than Mount Everest is flogging off a billion dollars of bonds in Taiwan to raise money.

AMD Radeon begins its tenth-generation with Radeon RX 480
Published in Graphics


Polaris 10, available June 29th

Ahead of its evening keynote at Computex 2016, AMD graphics chief Raja Koduri has just introduced what we used to call "Polaris". The company has decided on branding its tenth-generation graphics lineup the Radeon RX 400 Series, beginning first with the Radeon RX 480.

Zen comes to desktops first
Published in Processors


Server follows, then notebook


At the Q and A session after AMD's press conference, company CEO Lisa Su just confirmed that desktop Zen x86 chips are the first products to arrive for consumers. These will be followed by a server lineup, then a notebook lineup.

AMD CEO Lisa SU shows Zen at Computex 2016
Published in Processors


It runs Windows, renders 4K videos and samples

AMD has just announced its upcoming Zen x86 core that delivers 40 percent more IPC from the current generation.
Company CEO Lisa Su pointed out that Summit Ridge is the new core codename, and that Zen is alive, on track and the introduction video played was rendered on a Zen processor.

AMD Computex 2016 event stream is live
Published in News


Updated: Polaris GPU, Bristol Ridge APU and possible Zen

The live stream for AMD's Computex 2016 event has just gone live and we are certainly looking forward to see what AMD has prepared.

Alleged AMD Radeon RX 480 slide leaks
Published in Graphics


Reports suggest US $199 price tag

Just a couple of hours ahead of AMD's Polaris Computex 2016 event an alleged Radeon RX 480 slide has found its way online as well as some more information suggesting that the first Polaris-based graphics card could launch with a rather surprising US $199 price tag.

EVGA shows custom GTX 1070 cards at Computex 2016
Published in Graphics


Should be similar to the GTX 1080 lineup

EVGA has decided to showcase both its custom GTX 1080 as well as a few custom GTX 1070 graphics cards at Computex 2016 show, hinting that both lineups could be similar.

Powercolor shows its new LCS cooler at Computex 2016
Published in Graphics


Does not have a graphics card to show it on

While AMD Polaris-based graphics cards are nowhere to be seen at Computex 2016 show, this did not stop Powercolor to showcased its next-generation LCS (Liquid Cooling System) coolers.