OPPO R15 follows the notch
Published in Mobiles

Official images

Oppo is about to launch its Oppo R15 and Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition phones and yes, they will have a notch. The company has already started taking pre-orders and has a website that reveals a lot, including the final design.

AMD announces 7nm Vega
Published in Graphics
08 January 2018

AMD announces 7nm Vega

Instinct, artificial intelligence first

Lisa Su has announced Vega 7nm as a machine learning "instinct part" first. AMD is quite clear that this is for machine learning first and don’t want to comment on our curiosity whether Vega 7nm can make it to the market as a gaming product soon.

AMD Linux driver GPU is not Navi
Published in Graphics

Way too early for that

Sorry to disappoint AMD fans but the new_chip.gfx10.mmSUPER_SECRET.enable [0: 0] is not Navi, as that is unlikely to show in 2018.

Snapdragon 845's guts revealed
Published in Mobiles

Adreno 630 and Kryo 385

Keith Kresin and Tim Leland just gave us a first glimpse of the inside of the Snapdragon 845.

TSMC lands chip orders for 12nm process
Published in News

Nvidia, MediaTek, Silicon Motion and HiSilicon for now

TSMC has just landed several chip orders for its 12-nanometer half-node process, a smaller version of its existing 16nm FinFET technology that will allow it to compete against Samsung and GlobalFoundries at a lower cost than its existing lineup.

Why Qualcomm settled on the Snapdragon 835 name
Published in Mobiles

Sounds better than 830

Some might be interested how Qualcomm chose the name Snapdragon 835, especially as most people expected to see the Snapdragon 830 replacing last year’s champion, the Snapdragon 820.

Industrial PC market should stabilize in 2018
Published in News

Robotics lead industry, forecast to hit $4.3 billion in 2019

The global market for industrial PCs, those typically used in automation industrial control tasks, is expected to experience short-term growth in 2016 and will begin to stabilize in 2018, according to a new analysis from IHS. The continued use of these PCs in situations outside of traditional automation tasks is cited as the reason for market growth, while robotics continues to be the fastest growing industrial sector for PCs.


Will be the video game home till at least 2018