Oculus Go is out in 23 countries
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 09:43

Oculus Go is out in 23 countries

$199 in the US, €219 in Europe

the Facebook  announced Oculus Go standalone VR back in October and yesterday, at the F8 conference, the company announced that it started shipping it to 23 countries.

Qualcomm, ARM and Windows change the shape of notebooks
Published in Reviews

Asus NovaGo with Snapdragon 835 - it's a hands on review

Hi my name is Fudo and I am an X86 addict. For most of my life I have been using X86 for productivity and I have flirted with Intel, AMD and even VIA (all caps). Now, the new player in town, Qualcomm, offers an ARM instruction, Snapdragon 835 based PC that runs Windows 10. We spent a few days with an Asus NovaGo 2-in-1 machine, and guess what, it works like a charm. You simply cannot tell that this is not based on a traditional Intel Core M X86, based CPU.  

Windows 10 RS4 April update launches today
Published in News

Looking forward to the timeline

The April Update or the Windows Version 1803 is launching today, 30 April, ahead of May Day.  It was supposed to launch earlier but had a rather severe bug which delayed things a bit. To make it the April update, they had to launch it today and they managed it.  This is the one  codenamed  Red Stone 4.

Essential phones available in parts of Europe
Published in Mobiles

UK, France, Japan, and Canada

We got a note from the nice people at Essential  that PH1 phone and accessories are swarming over some parts of Europe, Canada and Japan too.

Ex AMD bloke Roy Taylor moves to Cubic Motion
Published in Gaming

Moving in real time

Cubic Motion,  which makes real-time model-based computer vision and facial animation, has appointed Roy Taylor to its Advisory Board. There is a video below showing what Cubic Motion is up too and it looks like that it has interesting motion capture tech for usie in the movie and gaming (unreal engine) industries.

Chris Hook joins Intel
Published in Graphics
Sunday, 29 April 2018 20:54

Chris Hook joins Intel

Leading marketing for visual and dGFX

Chris Hook departed AMD after 17 years with ATI – AMD (DAMMIT) and  will start on the Mayday at Intel.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 in works
Published in Mobiles
Saturday, 28 April 2018 13:02

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 in works

Snapdragon 660 inside

It was rumored that Xiaomi is working on the fourth edition of its Mi Pad tabled and now XDA developers managed to score a file that confirms the existence of the new tablet.

Intel promises volume production of 10nm in 2019
Published in PC Hardware

Low volume 10nm this year

Intel announced its Q1 2018 results where the company claimed it did rather well, increasing its revenue by13 percent to $16.1 billion. It expects 10 percent better in the second quarter compared to the same quarter last year.

Qualcomm generated $5.3 billion revenue in Q2 18
Published in Mobiles

To improve performance in fiscal 2019

Qualcomm has released its financial results for the second quarter of  2018 and the company generated $5.3 billion, a five percent year over year positive change.

Apple man in Tesla's self-driving car seat
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 26 April 2018 09:48

Apple man in Tesla's self-driving car seat

Pete Bannon takes Keller's driving wheel

Now that Jim Keller left Tesla for Intel, the new chap in control of Tesla's self-driving car is former PA Semi and Apple apostate Pete Bannon.