MediaTek adding LTE cat 6 to entry level SoCs
Published in Mobiles


Quad or octa A53 with 300 Mbit download and 50 Mbit uploads

MediaTek appears to be ready to give three more entry level processors LTE Cat 6 so they can mangage a 300 Mbit download and 50 Mbit upload.  We already knew that the high-end deca-core X20 and mainstream eight core P10 were getting LTE Cat 6.

Nvidia launches Geforce GT 710 graphics card
Published in Graphics


EVGA comes up with a couple of versions

Nvidia has now officially launched its entry-level Geforce GT 710 graphics card based on Kepler GPU, saying that it is up to 10 times faster than most integrated graphics solutions, and EVGA has a full lineup ready.

Asus unveils 970 Pro Gaming/Aura motherboard
Published in Motherboards


AMD 970 chipset motherboard with USB 3.1, M.2 and Aura RGB lighting

Asus has announced the new Asus 970 Pro Gaming/Aura motherboard which is based on AMD's well known 970 chipset but include new connectivity options like USB 3.1 and NVMe M.2 slot as well as feature Asus' recently introduced Aura RGB lighting.

SK Hynix profits fall by 40 per cent
Published in Memory


Memory sales at a snail's pace

The world's second-largest memory chipmaker,SK Hynix  posted a $822 million in operating profit for the fourth quarter last year which is down 40.7 percent. Apparently demand for memory chips is sluggish.

64-bit ARM and Intel processors get extra security
Published in Processors


Green Hill offers software solution for virtual systems

Green Hills Software is offering a real-time, fast-boot platform for securely combining consumer operating systems such as Linux, QNX, Android or Windows with safety- and security-critical software on 64-bit multicore processors.

Oculus winning the developer wars
Published in Wearables


Survey suggests it is getting more attention at least for now

When new technology arrives, much depends on developers coming up with software which will run it.

Microsoft develops one-handed keyboard for iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Knows its target market

Software king of the world Microsoft has been doing some research into the needs and wants of Apple fanboys and reached the conclusion that they need a keyboard which can be used one-handed.

Asustek thinks it can sell 30 million smartphones
Published in Mobiles


Cunning third world plan

Asustek has a cunning plan to ship 30 million smartphones and become a worldwide top-10 smartphone vendor this year by flogging its products to India, Brazil, Russia and Africa.

Snowden debunks Daesh encryption
Published in News


It is fake

Daesh’s latest propaganda that it can send encrypted messages to its members to plot fresh attacks has been debunked by Edward Snowden.

Apple iPad Air 3 may feature four speakers, rear LED flash
Published in News


Toymaker may finally be embracing tablet photography


A recent leak from the folks at French technology blog NoWhereElse.fr has shown what appears to be a rumored sketch-up illustration of Apple’s yet to be announced third-generation, ultrathin iPad Air 3.