Microsoft to improve its networking
Published in News


Will put BitTorrent tech to work

Software King of the World Microsoft is about to tweak the TCP stack on its Windows 10 Anniversary update and Windows Server 2016 including some torrenting technology.

ARM deal was all about the internet of things
Published in Processors


But the rest of SoftBank’s logic is bizzare

Japan’s SoftBank surprise buy out of British chip designer ARM was all about getting its foot in the door into the internet of things.

Blackberry punished for winning security software contracts
Published in Mobiles


Damned if it does, damned if it doesn’t

Troubled smartphone maker, Blackberry had some good news today, but it is fair to say its shareholders reacted rather badly.

SAP software makes loads of money
Published in News


High-margin and classy packaging

The maker of expensive esoteric business software, which no one really understands, is continuing to make loads of money.

Microsoft making a bomb on the cloud
Published in News


Office 360 doing well too

Microsoft has done better than the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street predicted, thanks mostly to making rather a lot of dosh on the back of its commercial cloud business.

MediaTek P20 powered Coolpad A9S-9 spotted
Published in Mobiles


Shaping a 16nm FinFET part

The Coolpad A9S-9 is the first phone spotted in the GFX Bench database and what makes this phone special is the fact that this is the first time we've seen a 16nm FinFET Plus based Helio P20 in the wild. 

Meizu MX 6 is 5.5 inches tall
Published in Mobiles


Helio X20 costs Yuan 1999 (270 Eur, $299)

After Meizu MX5 came the MX6 and yet again the company chose the deca-core Helio X20 processor and packed it in a 5.5 inch phone that is 7.25 millimeters thin. Let’s not forget that the Helio X20 also brings the Cat 6. modem in play with support for carrier aggregation. 

Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 reviews are out
Published in Graphics


Faster than Radeon RX 480

As announced earlier, Nvidia has officially lifted the NDA off its Geforce GTX 1060 allowing sites to publish reviews which also means that retailers/e-tailers now have the green light to start selling the new graphics card.

Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 previewed
Published in Reviews


Preview: Another great Pascal graphics card

Nvidia is addressing higher mid-range segment with this card and with its $249 price tag it may become your next graphics card for 1080p gaming.

XFX custom RX 480 Double Dissipation detailed
Published in Graphics


Should be coming later this week

While AMD Radeon RX 480 has been selling for quite some time, we are yet to see some of the first custom versions and although there should be plenty of them soon, we now have more details regarding XFX's own Double Dissipation version which will feature a custom PCB, hefty factory-overclock and dual-slot, dual-fan cooler.