Meizu MX5 officially out
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 12:17

Meizu MX5 officially out

MediaTek Helio X10, fingertip sensor, pay, 5.5 full Amoled

This has been known for a while - one of the hottest design wins for MediaTek's octa-core Helio X10 processor is the Meizu MX5. The phone just launched, so let's take a closer look. 

Windows 10 Preview Build 10158 is out
Published in News
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 11:44

Windows 10 Preview Build 10158 is out

Many updates, Edge browser, Cortana and improved design

We are now less than a month away from the Windows 10 launch. The latest update is available for beta testers who chose the fast update option. 

Intel IDF 2015 to take place on August 18th
Published in Processors

Expect Skylake and more

It has been a public secret that Intel was planning to pull in the Intel Developers Forum to August 2015. 

Cortana on Windows 10 will affect battery life
Published in Notebooks

Notebooks affected

It is just over a month until Microsoft introduces Windows 10, and as you should know by now, Cortana is one of the key elements of the new OS. 

Microsoft wants to give beta testers free Windows 10
Published in News

Even if you used clean install

Microsoft has said that the update from Windows 7 or 8.1 to Windows 10 is free but you have to own a legal version of the Windows. 

AMD claims its R390 series is a new chip -- but it's not
Published in Graphics

It looks the same

We don’t know what do you need to do to call a chip a new architecture but are suspicious about some comments about the R390 series

MediaTek's Internet of Things scooter
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 09:22

MediaTek's Internet of Things scooter

Skuro Moto uses LinkIt One

Skuro Moto has created an Internet connected scooter based around MediaTek's LinkIt ™ One Internet of Things system board.  

Oculus CV1 doesn't feel polished
Published in Graphics
Monday, 22 June 2015 10:03

Oculus CV1 doesn't feel polished

We got to tried it at E3

One of the emerging players in the industry is definitely Oculus Rift, a potential leader of the whole Virtual Reality niche.

Star Wars Battlefront feels like a blockbuster
Published in Games

EA knows what it's doing

We had a chance to play Star Wars Battlefront PlayStation 4 edition. We saw a short demo of Battlefront on PC at the AMD Fury X, Radeon 300-series event, too.

AMD Fiji GPU has 8.9 billion transistors
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 19:50

AMD Fiji GPU has 8.9 billion transistors

With HBM chips it goes over 10 billion

The Fiji GPU behind the AMD Radeon Fury line of graphics cards is definitely a one big chip with 8.9 billion transistors, but during our short chat with, Raja Koduri, Corporate Vice President and CTO, Visual Computing at AMD and we learned that the number is even higher.