Intel Atom x5-Z8500 reviewed in Teclast X98 Pro tablet
Published in Reviews


Review: Beefed up GPU trumps Bay Trail

It’s been almost two years since we reviewed our first device based on Intel’s Bay Trail Atom System-on-Chop (SoC). Obviously, it’s time for a refresh, and it comes in the form of the eagerly anticipated Cherry Trail platform. To be more precise, Atom x5- and x7-series parts, codenamed Cherryview, are the new 14nm chips, while x3 branding is reserved for SoFIA chips.

PuzzlePhone promises rival for Project Ara
Published in Mobiles


If either project does not fall to bits 

There is a new entrant in the modular smartphones game – PuzzlePhone.

Nvidia enters Game of Drones with K1
Published in Mobiles


DJI drone gets Nvidia embedded computer

Consumer drone maker DJI has announced that Nvidia’s K1 chip will be brains behind its Matrice 100 drone.

Acer releases Predator XB271HU
Published in Graphics


For those who like their bezels narrow


Acer has released a new high-end gaming monitor – the Predator XB271HU.

EQT flogs Vertu to mysterious security outfit
Published in Mobiles


Secret phone for a price 

The Bentley of phone makers Vertu has been flogged to a mysterious Hong Kong security firm by its Swedish private equity group EQT.

Google tells EU an anti-trust fine would be “inappropriate.”
Published in News


Buy us a nice sticky bun instead

Google has told EU antitrust regulators' that it is jolly unfair that they are considering a hefty fine against the search outfit and they should consider other penalties.

Huawei's Kirin 950 faster than Exynos 7420
Published in Processors


First mobile A72 to launch tomorrow

There is a big chance that Huawei is going to officially launch Kirin 950 tomorrow and the first Geekbench benchmarks have already leaked. 

AMD Zen silicon might be in good shape
Published in Processors


At least a bloke who knows ex AMD chap claims

A website based its article on one forum post claims that AMD Zen meets all expectations because he knows someone who works in AMD. So it must be true. 

Windows 7 PRO reprieved until October
Published in News


Windows 8.1 too

Windows 10 now has 120 million activations thanks mostly to the fact that Microsoft is offering for free to Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users. Now Redmond has told its OEM chums they need to prepare to stop selling Windows 7 Professional from October 31 2016.

MSI launches Z170A SLI Plus motherboard
Published in Motherboards


All black successor of the X99A SLI Plus

MSI has released its newest Intel Z170 Express chipset based motherboard that will be a part of its Pro Series motherboard lineup, the all black Z170A SLI Plus motherboard.