Android 7.0 to be released next week
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 19 August 2016 23:59

Android 7.0 to be released next week


Coming first to Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P


Google is set to officially release its forthcoming Android 7.0 mobile operating system for its flagship Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P devices early next week, according to a report from 9to5Google.

Intel Kaby Lake mainstream CPU lineup revealed
Published in Processors


All quad-core parts with increased clockspeeds


Chinese tech website Coolaler posted an extensive list of Intel’s upcoming Kaby Lake desktop processors based on Socket LGA 1151 yesterday.

MSI talks of 10  gaming notebooks
Published in News
Friday, 19 August 2016 02:32

MSI talks of 10 gaming notebooks

GS63VR Stealth Pro is lighter than Razer Blade at 3.96lbs

Following Nvidia’s launch of Geforce 10-series GPUs for gaming notebooks and facing competition from other manufacturers, MSI has just announced ten new 14-inch to 18-inch gaming notebooks featured under four product lineups – GT, GS, GE and GP. This is getting confusing, so bear with us.

TSMC secures chip orders for Apple's A11 SoC family
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Second-gen 10nm chips for iPhone lineup in 2017

On Monday, industry sources within Apple’s supply chain  confirmed that TSMC has secured orders to produce the company’s Apple’s “A11” family of chips for the eleventh-generation iPhone launch expected sometime in about a year from now, around the fall of 2017.

Apple may be planning 10.5-inch iPad Pro in 2017
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New middle option between 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch models

Over the weekend, highly reputable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a new research report claiming that the company may be planning to release a “middle-sized” 10.5-inch iPad Pro sometime in 2017 to accompany the existing 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch models.

Nvidia Geforce 10 series gaming notebooks now available
Published in Notebooks


Notebook GTX 1070 gets an upgrade from 1920 to 2048 cores

On Monday, ASUS, MSI, Gigabyte Sager and other industry players partnered with system integrator Xotic PC to announce a new lineup of 60 gaming notebooks built using Nvidia’s Geforce 10-Series Pascal GPU lineup – more specifically, Geforce GTX 1080, GTX 1070 and GTX 1060 GPUs.

Toshiba reports profit for first time in six quarters
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Recovering balance sheet remains under threat


Last Friday, Toshiba Corporation said that an extensive company restructuring effort over the past year has allowed it to produce a profit of $197 million (¥20.1 billion) for the first time in six consecutive quarters.

Apple's tenth-gen flagship iPhone to feature Smart Connector
Published in News


Simultaneous release of standard and "S" models possible


A week ago, we reported that alleged prototypes of Apple’s upcoming tenth-generation smartphones were released in a YouTube video comparing dimensions, features and aesthetics between three new devices.

Panasonic launches lower-cost Ultra HD Blu-ray player
Published in News


Lacks THX certification, analog outputs


Panasonic has just launched a lower-cost version of its flagship DMP-UB900 Ultra HD Blu-ray disc player in Japan, according to a recent listed posting on the company’s Japanese website.

EMV contactless payments are insecure
Published in News
Saturday, 13 August 2016 07:27

EMV contactless payments are insecure


US ATM owners still have time to upgrade


Contactless EMV payment cards have been making their way into the United States for over five years now, with financial services giants like Europay, Mastercard and Visa claiming they offer enhanced protection against fraud and other abuse.