Alibaba invests $590m in Meizu
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 09 February 2015 08:51

Alibaba invests $590m in Meizu


Let's show Amazon how it's done?


Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is investing $590m in Meizu, one of China’s up-and-coming smartphone outfits.

Archos 80 Cesium sports tiny bezels, Bay Trail SoC
Published in Notebooks


Archos finally joins the Windows 8.1 club

The Archos 80 Cesium is the French brand’s first Windows 8.1 tablet based on Intel’s Bay Trail SoC, and it has a couple of things going for it. The tablet was showcased a few months ago, but for some reason it took Archos quite a while to get it in the channel.

$5 Allwinner A64 can power 4K tablets
Published in Processors
Friday, 06 February 2015 09:57

$5 Allwinner A64 can power 4K tablets


Four Cortex-A53 cores

Chinese SoC designer Allwinner has announced a new $5 chip that should bring 64-bit computing and support for high resolution panels to low-end tablets.

Qualcomm reportedly tweaks Snapdragon 810
Published in Processors
Friday, 06 February 2015 08:39

Qualcomm reportedly tweaks Snapdragon 810


Overheating issue resolved, or so they say

Qualcomm and TSMC have reportedly worked out overheating issues on the Snapdragon 810. 

MediaTek Labs announces new IoT dev platform
Published in Processors
Thursday, 05 February 2015 09:51

MediaTek Labs announces new IoT dev platform


LinkIt Connect MT7681 sports low cost WiFi SoC

MediaTek had announced a new development platform, as part of its MediaTek Labs initiative.

Google silently confirms Android 5.1 Lollipop
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 05 February 2015 07:33

Google silently confirms Android 5.1 Lollipop


Android One nods

Google has quietly confirmed the existence of Android 5.1 on one of its websites.

Asus Wireless Duo drive offers brains and good looks
Published in Memory


SD card slot on board, IPX4 certification

Asus has introduced a new series of wireless drives with a couple of unique features and they are about to ship in Europe.

HP Z27s brings IPS 4K to professionals on a budget
Published in Graphics


Shipping later this month

HP’s new Z27s high resolution monitor is about to start shipping on the old continent, and it offers a decent spec at a price.

Zotac ZBOX MN321 gets discrete graphics on the cheap
Published in News


Haswell Celeron backed by Geforce GT720M

Zotac already has a couple of ZBOX models designed around relatively powerful mobile GPUs, but the new ZBOX MN321 Plus is a bit different.

Acer Aspire Revo One dazzles with minimal design
Published in News


Possibly the best looking mini PC out there

Acer’s new Aspire Revo One series of mini PCs comes in a futuristic white chassis, but does not sacrifice functionality for the sake of design.