Alienware 13 with Broadwell-U shipping
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 19 January 2015 13:53

Alienware 13 with Broadwell-U shipping


Update: External graphics as well

Alienware is at the heart of Dell's gaming strategy and these guys have been working hard on refreshed notebooks, including the Alienware 13, 15 and 17.

Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet is laggy
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 19 January 2015 13:15

Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet is laggy


Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet is laggy

Two weeks ago Dell started shipping the Venue 8 7000 tablet, marketed as the thinnest tablet in the world. 

New HTC phones to come on March 1
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 19 January 2015 08:36

New HTC phones to come on March 1


Few weeks away to the new One

HTC has sent out invitations for the Mobile World Congress event where we all expect to see the new HTC One M9 high end device. 

Dell XPS 13 to start shipping
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 16 January 2015 10:39

Dell XPS 13 to start shipping


World's smallest 13.3 inch, borderless display

Last week at CES Dell was showing off its rather nice XPS 13 inch notebook. 

Samsung starts mass producing 8 Gb GDDR5
Published in Graphics
Friday, 16 January 2015 10:13

Samsung starts mass producing 8 Gb GDDR5


16GB+ graphic cards possible 


Samsung has announced that is has started the mass production of its 8 Gb GDDR5 chips in 20nm.

NUC getting Core i7, Skylake too
Published in Motherboards
Friday, 16 January 2015 08:34

NUC getting Core i7, Skylake too


Next Unit of Computing growing up

Last week we had a chance to chat with Intel people in charge of NUC (Next Unit of Computing) small barebones desktop systems and we learned a bit about the future of this exciting concept.

Meizu MX 4 now scores 53409
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 15 January 2015 13:49

Meizu MX 4 now scores 53409


MediaTek MT6595 does even better in AnTuTu 5.6

We have created a lot of noise with Meizu MX 4 phone powered by MediaTek MT6595, a big.LITTLE SoC part with quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex A17 and quad-core 1.7GHz Cortex A7.

MediaTek powered Sony Android TV in action
Published in News
Thursday, 15 January 2015 12:37

MediaTek powered Sony Android TV in action


Lollipop Android 5.0 on a TV

Last week we saw a great smart TV powered by a MediaTek Quad Core SoC running Android 5.0.

Intel shows Broadwell NUC barebones
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 11:13

Intel shows Broadwell NUC barebones


Core i3, Core i5 now Core i7 in Q2

Intel gained quite a bit of traction with its NUC series mini-PCs. NUC stands for Next Unit of Computing and is in reality a small barebone PC with a lot of performance in top-end SKUs. The new series should be available in etail and retail in February, slightly later than what we originaly reported

USB 3.1 Type C demonstrated
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 10:45

USB 3.1 Type C demonstrated


810 MB/s speeds and up - and it flips

It feels frustrating that Apple comes out with so many great technologies and one of the last ones is the Lightning connector. You would expect that this technology would be fast, but Apple is using USB 2.0 speeds. However, it uses a reversible connector that can be plugged in from either side.