$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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.