Sapphire to demonstrate AMD FirePro graphics at HMI
Published in Graphics
14 April 2015


Several customers will showcase solutions

AMD and Sapphire, which is the exclusive global distribution partner for AMD FirePro graphics, will be joining up with several customers in order to demonstrate a range of hardware and software solutions based on AMD FirePro graphics during Hannover Messe Industrial Show (HMI).

Shareholders spank Altera back to the negotiating table
Published in News
14 April 2015


Do stop mucking about

Several key Alteria shareholders have forced the company back to the negotiating table to discuss the merger with Intel.

USB C getting thumbs up from suppliers
Published in News
14 April 2015


One cable to rule them, one cable to bind them

It seems that everyone is wanting to copy Apple in putting a USB Type-C port onto their hardware.

Nvidia playing wait and see on AMD's Radeon
Published in Graphics
14 April 2015


Planning a spoiler

AMD is expected to show off its latest Radeon card at Computex, but the dark satanic rumour mill suggests that Nvidia has a GeForce GTX 980 Ti spoiler up its sleeve.

Powerchip builds Chinese fab
Published in Memory
14 April 2015


12 inch wafers

Powerchip is to set up a joint-venture fab in the capital city of China's Anhui Province with the Hefei city government the big idea is to build 12-inch wafers and provide foundry services mainly for driver ICs.

Sharp announces 4K display
Published in Graphics
14 April 2015


Sharp on the cutting edge

Sharp announced that it's going to manufacture the world's sharpest display.

Nvidia release Geforce 350.12 WHQL driver
Published in Graphics
14 April 2015


Game-ready driver for GTA V

Nvidia has released its latest WHQL-certified Geforce driver, which is also a Game Ready driver for the highly anticipated PC version of Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V game.

Qualcomm responds to spin-off proposal
Published in Processors
14 April 2015


Thanks but no thanks

Qualcomm has issued a statement in response to an idea floated by Jana Partners a couple of days ago. 

Asus VivoWatch promises 10-day battery life
Published in Wearables
14 April 2015


No Android Wear, all about fitness and health

Asus has launched a smartwatch designed for fitness buffs, but it might appeal to the average geek due to its great battery life. 

Xiaomi loses millions to counterfeits
Published in Mobiles
14 April 2015


The price of being China’s Apple

Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi is complaining about the ever-growing number of faked products.