AOC unveils new AGON AG352QCX gaming curved monitor
Published in News


With 35-inch MVA panel and 2000mm curvature

AOC has unveiled its newest AGON branded gaming monitor, the 35-inch 2560x1080 resolution AGON AG352QCX which will have a 2000mm curvature and 200Hz refresh rate with support for Adaptive-Sync technology.

Computer solves Rubik’s Cube in 637 milliseconds
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Crunch that!

Infineon said that a machine called Sub1 Reloaded solved Rubik’s Cube in 637 milliseconds - the fastest recorded time for a human to solve the puzzle in 4.9 seconds.

Samsung has got 85 percent of its Note 7s back
Published in Mobiles


But 15 percent of owners  will not let them go


Samsung has said that it has replaced nearly 85 percent of Galaxy Note 7 devices through the company’s exchange program, with most customers opting to receive another Samsung smartphone.

Supermicro shows off new Kaby Lake boards
Published in Motherboards


Next-gen Z270

The first motherboards to run the new Kaby Lake architecture are starting to be teased by Supermicro on its website.

Lenovo will use the Moto brand after-all
Published in Mobiles


Life in the old brand yet

When Lenovo wrote a cheque for Motorola mobility to by the outfit from Google in 2014, it had been widely assumed that the branding would be something that Lenovo would toss in the bin. However, now it appears that Lenovo is about to place all its mobile phones under the Moto brand.

GoPro recalls 2,500 drones
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Karma police


GoPro must be wondering wondered what it did in a previous life after it has been forced to recall about 2,500 of its recently introduced Karma drones because they lost power during use.

Aussies build a better Qubit
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Step closer to cat-friendly quantum computers

Australian boffins have come up with a better qubit which makes quantum computers more likely.

Immigrate to Canada site falls over
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Escaping the Orange revolution

The Canadian government’s immigration website crashed as thousands of Americans fearing the nation’s decision to elect its first Orange president tried to escape across the northern border to escape the new tyranny.

Radeon RX 480 4GB drops below US $199.99
Published in Graphics


Powercolor has the goods

While checking out an offer over at Newegg.com, we stumbled on a rather neat offer of a Radeon RX 480 4GB graphics card on pre-order for US $189.99, which is actually the first time that we have seen it below AMD's MSRP of US $199.99.

Intel’s use of lasers could change chips
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Laser chips could be the next big thing

Analyst outfit Susquehanna Financial Group gave Intel the thumbs up for its newly developed "laser chips" saying the development could be a game changer that will give the company the data centre chip market for years.