Two AMD Fiji cards coming in June
Published in Graphics
Monday, 20 April 2015 12:55

Two AMD Fiji cards coming in June


Fiji XT and Fiji VR dual-chip 

We have an update on AMD’s highly anticipated flagship GPU, codenamed Fiji. 

The next generation Opteron has 32 Zen x86 cores
Published in Processors


No APU, 16MB L2, 64MB L3 cache

We recently showed you a new 16 Zen core next generation processor with Greenland integrated graphics and DDR4 support. 

AMD x86 16-core Zen APU detailed
Published in Processors
Friday, 10 April 2015 08:45

AMD x86 16-core Zen APU detailed


Has integrated Greenland HBM GPU

We have mentioned both AMD's Zen core processors, as well as Greenland HBM memory powered graphics in the past, but now we have a few more details. 

Skylake 15W mobile SKUs getting Iris graphics
Published in Notebooks


Now starts with 28W Broadwell-U

It looks like Intel has managed to squeeze Iris graphics inside 15W Skylake processors. 

After Haswell Refresh business users get Skylake-S
Published in Processors


No Broadwell for desktop business customers

Currently the fastest Core i7 for business customers that supports Intel vPro is the Core i7 4790. 

Fiji XT can support HBM2 memory
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 08:58

Fiji XT can support HBM2 memory


A few tweaks required 

Fiji XT is AMD's next generation GPU core and many end-users have very high hopes for this product. It looks like Fiji XT based cards are launching in June, and they will give Nvidia's Geforce GTX 980 a run for its money. 

iFixit forces HTC One M9 open
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 06 April 2015 16:21

iFixit forces HTC One M9 open


Still as difficult to fix as the One M8

HTC has one of the most expensive / luxurious looking Android phones on the market, and the fact that One flagships have a gorgeous all-metal body comes at a price. 

OnePlus One gets custom Android OxygenOS 1.0
Published in Mobiles


Moving away from stock UI

OnePlus One is a young mobile company that made a big deal about a phone with great specs that most people can't buy. They generated a lot of buzz through their invitation only program and ended up with a lot of media coverage. 

Galaxy S6 gutted, plenty of chips inside
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 06 April 2015 12:08

Galaxy S6 gutted, plenty of chips inside


Samsung 333 modem too

It was just a matter of time before we saw Samsung's Galaxy S6 inside out, to find what are the parts that are powering the latest Korean flagship. 

HTC Vive VR glasses need to be wired to PC
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 02 April 2015 09:28

HTC Vive VR glasses need to be wired to PC


But lasers, controllers to get wireless in final

HTC has showcased its Re Vive VR glasses that they are bringing to market with Valve, the creator of Half Life and the steam game distribution. We knew that Valve has been working on a VR headset for a while, but we didn’t see them partnering with HTC.