Better power management for smoother gaming
It appears that AMD AGESA 1002a BIOS update has started to show up for some motherboards and that it fixes power management problems seen with the Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G APUs, providing both better performance and smoother gameplay - in some games.
Not worth doing
One of AMD's recently released Ryzen 2000 series CPUs, codename Pinnacle Ridge, has had its top taken off by Der8auer showing that these are still soldered to the IHS and that such a process is simply not worth doing due to small temperature differences.
Snapdragon 660 and Android 8.1
Xiaomi MI 6X is likely to launch tomorrow and the phone might well be a performance/mainstream winner. Google leaked the phone with some of its key features, including Android 8.1.
No confirmation on when it is coming
It appears that Razer's Phone and Xiaomi's Black Shark could be getting some competition in the gaming smartphone market from Asus as the company's CEO, Jerry Shen, hinted at such a possibility.
Rumored to announce three smartphones on April 22nd
Meizu has now officially announced the date for its Meizu 15 event which will be held in Wuzhen, China on April 22nd, where the company is rumored to unveil a total of three smartphones in the new Meizu 15 lineup.
Snapdragon 845 SoC and dual cameras with high ISO
Sony has unveiled its newest flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ2 Premium, with a 4K screen, a high end dual rear camera setup and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 SoC with 6GB of RAM.
The Chromebook x2 with 12.3-inch screen and US $599.99 price tag
HP has decided there is a market for a Chrome OS-based tablet and has announced its own US $599.99-priced "detachable" tablet running on Intel's 7th generation m3-series CPU and powering that Google OS on a 12.3-inch QHD resolution IPS screen, the Chromebook X2.
Bring lower input lag in gaming mode as well
According to a fresh report it appears that at least some Samsung 2018 TVs will have support for HDMI 2.1 VRR (variable refresh rate) and AMD's FreeSync at up to 120Hz, as well have a significantly reduced input lag, something that will work well with Microsoft's recent announcement that Xbox One will be getting FreeSync support.
SMI controller, 3D TLC NAND and PCIe interface
ADATA has announced yet another M.2 PCIe SSD which will be a part of its gaming-oriented XPG GAMMIX lineup, and come in 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB capacities - the XPG GAMMIX S11.
No notch, AI, and Snapdragon 845 SoC
After a plethora of leaks and misleading pictures, Xiaomi has raised the curtain on its new Mi Mix 2S flagship smartphone, revealing the 5.99-inch high end smartphone in all its glory, without the famous notch and with an AI dual-camera setup at the rear.