Seagate Archive HDD v2 8TB ships soon
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 10:36

Seagate Archive HDD v2 8TB ships soon


Seagate's Biggest desktop drive 

Back in December Seagate announced what it dubbed the biggest desktop hard drive to date.  The Seagate Archive HDD v2 8TB is bigger than the competition and it doesn’t cost arm or leg.

 

BenQ asks $580.99 for 24 inch monitor
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 09:38

BenQ asks $580.99 for 24 inch monitor


Reality check needed

BenQ  is having problems with reality. We were happy to see yet another G-Sync capable monitor shipping but we were shocked by the price of it. 

Skylake chipset supports three M.2 / PCIe SSDs
Published in Motherboards
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 08:40

Skylake chipset supports three M.2 / PCIe SSDs


Coming this year

For those who came in late, Intel has a Tick - Tock strategy happening for the last few years, although lately there has been more tocking than ticking.

Super Bowl 2015 movie trailers all 1080p
Published in News
Monday, 02 February 2015 11:02

Super Bowl 2015 movie trailers all 1080p


Hollywood, ever hear of 2160p, 4K?

Last night was marked by one of the biggest sports events in the world and for people outside the US that probably weren't even aware that it's going on, it is called Super Bowl 2015. 

MediaTek scores HTC Desire A55 design win
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 02 February 2015 10:23

MediaTek scores HTC Desire A55 design win


5.5-inch phone with a nice spec

All eyes are on HTC's event scheduled for March 1, just a day before the kick of Mobile World Congeries 2015. 

Windows 10 gets Cortana, new Start menu
Published in News
Friday, 30 January 2015 15:01

Windows 10 gets Cortana, new Start menu


New Preview Release 9926 tested

After Windows 8's lack of success and Windows 8.1 being a bandaid on a slit throat, Microsoft seems to have come back with something rather good for Windows 10.. 

Intel Wireless Dock in action
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 30 January 2015 13:48

Intel Wireless Dock in action


Small box makes work easier

Part of the Intel's 5th generation Core vPro announcement was its Intel Wireless Docking technology. 

MediaTek officially launched MT6753 octa-core
Published in Mobiles


Eight Cortex-A53 and CDMA for China

MediaTek is definitely shaping up to become a serious competitor in the smartphone SoC market. The company started the octa-core thing last year, with a frugal Cortex-A7 chip and in 2015 most players are following with big.LITTLE chips.

AMD Kaveri refresh is Godavari
Published in Processors
Thursday, 29 January 2015 10:57

AMD Kaveri refresh is Godavari


100 MHz faster, Computex-ish launch

We have reported that Kaveri gets a desktop refresh but apparently due to ambient noise at the noisy CES, we didn’t catch the right name. 

SWYP aims to replace credit cards
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 29 January 2015 10:26

SWYP aims to replace credit cards


One card to replace them all

The western hemisphere faces with a constant first-world problem of having too many plastic cards.