ON buys Fairchild semiconductor
Published in Processors

Writes a $2.4 billion cheque 

The chip industry continues to consolidate with ON Semiconductor saying it will buy Fairchild Semiconductor for $2.4 billion.

Asustek expects to make a profit
Published in Motherboards

Motherboard stands for comfort

You would expect everything in Asustek to be dire given that it makes notebooks, smartphones, tablets and desktops and these are dropping down the blackberry.

Qualcomm worries deepen
Published in Processors

Anti-trust probe in South Korea

Qualcomm can’t really get a lucky break anywhere. The chipmaker has just confirmed that it is facing an anti-trust probe in South Korea.

AMD bundles Battlefront with Fury
Published in Graphics

As said this would happen months ago

We were not surprised that AMD has officially announced its plans to bundle the Star Wars Battlefront with its Fury line of graphic cards. 

Intel’s Kaby Lake slides leaked
Published in Processors

Skylake successor will have increased Core performance

A Chinese website has got its paws on some Intel slides which talk about Skylake’s successor.

Nvidia Shield Android TV gets a free remote
Published in News

New bundle gives US $49.99 value to Android TV

Nvidia has launched a new Shield Android TV bundle, giving a free remote to the Android TV console at the same price.

Samsung develops 10nm FinFET S-RAM
Published in Memory

Ahead of Intel and TSMC

Samsung appears to have stolen a march on Intel and TSMC by coming up with a 10-nano FinFET processed S-RAM

Google and Asus release Chromebit
Published in Mobiles

Computer for $85

The Google Asus Chromebit computer stick is officially in the shops with an $85 price tag.

Kingston unveils new HyperX Savage USB 3.1 flash drive
Published in Memory

Offering up to 350/250 MB/s of performance 

HyperX, a division of Kingston Technology Company, has unveils its newest HyperX Savage USB 3.1 flash drive.

AMD releases new Catalyst 15.11.1 Beta drivers
Published in Graphics

Performance optimizations for new games

AMD has released its newest Catalyst 15.11.1 Beta drivers which bring performance optimizations for a couple of new and upcoming games.