Nvidia officially announces the Tesla V100 card
Published in Graphics


12nm FinFET, PCIe interface, and 5120 CUDA cores

After talking about the new Volta GPU at the GPU Technology Conference earlier last month, Nvidia has now officially unveiled the PCIe-based Tesla V100 GPU accelerator, based on the GV100 GPU and offering 14 TFLOPs of single-precision compute performance.

Skype suffers problems in Europe
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 14:28

Skype suffers problems in Europe


Not working as of last night

Skype users in Europe, including us, are reporting massive connectivity issues with the client as of last night.

Intel unveils DC P4501 SSD series
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 17:12

Intel unveils DC P4501 SSD series


Datacenter-oriented NVMe SSDs

Intel has introduced its new datacenter-oriented P4501 SSD series based on its second-generation NVMe controller, 3D TLC NAND and either M.2 or 2.5-inch U.2 form-factors.

ZTE Nubia Z17 sold out in under a minute
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 16:38

ZTE Nubia Z17 sold out in under a minute


All three versions

According to a report, the first batch of 10,000 ZTE Nubia Z17 units sold out in just 51 seconds at a Chinese online store.

Xiaomi Mi 6 suffers from shortages
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 12 May 2017 11:43

Xiaomi Mi 6 suffers from shortages


Big demand, ceramic and SoC to blame

Xiaomi's latest flagship, the Mi 6, is already sold-out in all flash and pre-order sales but it appears that it never came in high volume due to ceramic and SoC shortages.

Fractal Design unveils new Celsius series AiO coolers
Published in News


The Celsius S24 and Celsius S36

Fractal Design has announced the new Celsius series of all-in-one (AiO) liquid CPU coolers that will be available in two models, Celsius S24 and Celsius S36.

Umidigi making a bezel-less Crystal smartphone
Published in Mobiles


Impressive looks with US $99 price tag

Bezel-less smartphones are pretty much the next big thing apparently as after Xiaomi launched its Mi Mix smartphone, there have been plenty of announcements for a similar smartphone design, and Umidigi is also making one that will cost US $99.

Samsung caught using different storage chips on Galaxy S8/S8+
Published in Mobiles


UFS 2.1 storage quietly removed from spec

After Huawei has been caught using different RAM and storage chips on its flagship smartphones, it appears that the time has come for Samsung's latest Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, which have been spotted with both UFS 2.0 and UFS 2.1 storage chips.

OnePlus 5 specifications leak online
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 05 May 2017 12:00

OnePlus 5 specifications leak online


Snapdragon 835 SoC and 6GB of RAM

Just a few days after the OnePlus 5 was teased by the company's CEO and the first specifications were leaked online, a retailer has pretty much confirmed all those specifications, including the 5.5-inch QHD screen, Snapdragon 835 SoC and 6GB of RAM.

Microsoft Surface laptop is inadequate
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 23:19

Microsoft Surface laptop is inadequate


Competition has more to offer

Microsoft made a rather surprising move by unveiling its Surface Laptop at the #MicrosoftEDU event in New York but at that price, it faces some rather stiff competition.