Sony releases Android 5.1.1 for TVs
Published in News


MediaTek SoC pushes HDR picture

We spent some time with Sony X9005C TV which is the first TV to be powered with the Android 5.0. The latest updated version was released yesterday and upgraded this model and a few other Android TV's from Sony to Android 5.1.1

AMD releases Catalyst 15.10 Beta drivers
Published in Graphics


DirectX 12 optimisations for Ashes of the Singularity

AMD has released its latest Catalyst 15.10 Beta drivers which, among other fixes and improvements, brings DirectX 12 optimisations to the Ashes of the Singularity game.

Apple faces costly damages bill after nicking chip designs
Published in Processors


Insistance that it invented everything could cost billions

Fruity cargo cult Apple hoped to save a bundle by creating its own version of the ARM chip for its over-priced shiny toys the iPhone and the iPad. But it might have ended up costing it  more than a billion.

Australia bucks PC trend
Published in Notebooks


Two-in-ones show the way


While the rest of the world is experiencing a downturn in PC sales, it appears that Australia is bucking the trend.

EK Water Blocks launches new Intel SSD 750 water block
Published in News


Keeps the Intel 750 SSD cool

EK Water Blocks, liquid cooling specialist from Slovenia, has unveiled its first ever solid-state drive (SSD) water block, the EK-FC I750 SSD.

Blackberry will be an expensive privy
Published in Mobiles


Lots to spend a penny

Blackberry appears to think that so many people will want to use its Priv it can charge them a pretty penny.

Nvidia testing GP100 and GP104 chips
Published in Graphics


Dotting the last semi-colon in Pascal

Nvidia appears to be on track to launch its new Pascal architecture in 2016.

Intel has strong earnings result
Published in Processors


Even if data centre business slumping

Intel beat Wall Street's revenue and earnings targets but is predicting trouble ahead.

AMD loses top brain to Nvidia
Published in Processors


Phil Rogers defects

AMD is reeling after the high profile exit of one its top CPU brains Phil to rival Nvidia.

Acer sticks its elbows out
Published in Notebooks


Looking at gaming as a way out

Acer has said it wants to get away from price competition and has launched products such as gaming tablets and PCs.