AMD AGESA 1002a BIOS update fixes Raven Ridge bugs
Published in PC Hardware


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.

AMD's Ryzen 2000 series CPU gets delidded
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 20:38

AMD's Ryzen 2000 series CPU gets delidded


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.

Xiaomi Mi 6X specs and looks are out
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 16:22

Xiaomi Mi 6X specs and looks are out


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.

Asus may be working on a gaming smartphone as well
Published in Mobiles


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.

Meizu sets a date
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 20:50

Meizu sets a date


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.

Sony shows Xperia XZ2 Premium with 4K HDR screen
Published in Mobiles


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.

HP announces its own detachable Chrome OS tablet
Published in AI


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.

Some of Samsung's 2018 TVs will support 120Hz FreeSync and VRR
Published in News


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.

ADATA announces new XPG GAMMIX S11 M.2 SSD
Published in Cloud


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.

Xiaomi's 5.99-inch Mi Mix 2S comes to pass
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 03:07

Xiaomi's 5.99-inch Mi Mix 2S comes to pass


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.