Samsung PM971 SSD M.2 spotted in the wild
Published in Memory
Thursday, 26 October 2017 13:53

Samsung PM971 SSD M.2 spotted in the wild


512GB of V-NAND on a 22x16mm chip

Samsung PM971 SSD has now been pictured, suggesting that we will soon see the launch of the Samsung 970, next to the earlier leaked Samsung PM981 SSDs, which is expected to hit the market as the Samsung 980 SSD.

Wink brings new smart home security kit
Published in News
Thursday, 26 October 2017 12:52

Wink brings new smart home security kit


Wink Lookout is subscription-free

Wink has announced its newest Wink Lookout smart home security kit which brings all the usual features but does not require a subscription, making it cheaper than some other kits on the market.

Zotac will make factory-overclocked GTX 1070 Ti
Published in Graphics


AMP!, AMP! Extreme and Mini versions pictured

It appears that at least some partners will be making factory-overclocked versions of the upcoming GTX 1070 Ti graphics card and according to leaked pictures, Zotac will be one of them with AMP!, AMP! Extreme and Mini versions.

Samsung 850 120GB model listed online
Published in Memory
Thursday, 26 October 2017 11:52

Samsung 850 120GB model listed online


Based on MGX controller and MLC V-NAND

It appears that the previous rumor saying Samsung could drop the Pro/Evo naming scheme is true after all, as the 120GB Samsung 850 SSD model has been spotted online.

HTC is such a tease
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 23:19

HTC is such a tease


Possible U11 Plus, U11 Life, or both

HTC has published yet another teaser on its official Twitter page, showing a glimpse of its  smartphone that will be "revealed" on the 2nd of November.

Android 8.1 Developer Preview is, er, previewed
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 22:39

Android 8.1 Developer Preview is, er, previewed


Only for Pixel and Nexus devices

As rumored earlier, Google has now officially launched the first Developer Preview for Android 8.1 which activates the Pixel Visual Core as well as bringing several new features, mostly aimed at developers.

AOC unveils cheap 31.5-inch 1440p display
Published in News
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 22:16

AOC unveils cheap 31.5-inch 1440p display


Even comes with AMD FreeSync

AOC has shown off what could easily be the cheapest large display with 1440p resolution and AMD FreeSync support, the Q3279VWF.

AMD releases Radeon Software 17.10.2 driver
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 00:45

AMD releases Radeon Software 17.10.2 driver


Optimizations for a couple of games and new features

AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.10.2 graphics driver which includes optimizations for Destiny 2, Assassin's Creed: Origins and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus games, initial support for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update as well as a couple of bug fixes.

Colorful unveils iGame Z370 Vulcan X motherboard
Published in Motherboards


One for gamers and overclockers

Colorful has officially unveiled its latest motherboard based on Intel's Z370 chipset and with support for Intel's 8th generation Coffee Lake CPUs, the iGame Z370 Vulcan X.

Nvidia releases Geforce 388.00 Game Ready driver
Published in Graphics


One to have for Destiny 2 and Assassin's Creed: Origins

Nvidia has released its latest Geforce 388.00 Game Ready WHQL-certified driver which brings all the necessary day-one optimizations for the upcoming Destiny 2 and Assassin's Creed: Origins games.