Xioami Mi 6 could come in two versions
Published in Mobiles


With FHD and WQHD screens

Xiaomi's upcoming Mi 6 smartphone has been rumored for quite some time but now it appears that it will be available in two versions, with FHD and WQHD screens.

HTC gives up on budget Android phones
Published in Mobiles


Too much competition and low margins


HTC has confirmed that it is giving up on budget Android phones beginning this year. Instead, the company will focus on premium devices, which have a higher profit margin.

SAP works out way to screw more cash from customers
Published in News


Starts charging their customers too


The expensive management software outfit which no one is really sure what it does has worked out a way of screwing more cash out of its customers by forcing them to charge THEIR customers.

HAARP goes back online
Published in News


Tinfoil hat wearers rejoice


The HAARP antenna array is being brought back into service in a move that will make conspiracy nuts very happy.

Linux gets virtual GPU support
Published in News


Kernel approved


Open source’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds announced the general availability of the Linux 4.10 kernel series, which includes virtual GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) support.

More details on Japanese HPC star in Nvidia’s universe
Published in Graphics


Not a Polaris at all


Details are coming out about the Global Scientific Information and Computing Center at the Tokyo Institute of Technology’s new supercomputer which is based around Nvidia GPUs.

AMD shows off die shots of Ryzen cores
Published in Processors


And selfies of core complex modules


AMD has released some selfies of the upcoming Ryzen CPU line.

MediaTek’s Helio X30 10nm suffers lower demand
Published in Mobiles


Key customers were not interested

MediaTek is planning a Helio X30 in 10nm later this year but news from Taiwan indicates that some key customers didn’t order the new flagship 10 core chip. 

Nvidia Shield 5.1 software appears
Published in Games


Spruces up 2015 and 2017 Shield console

Another day brings another OTA update for Shield 2015 and 2017 consoles and making the software "Shield Experience upgrade 5.1."

FCC man wants carriers to activate FM radios in US smartphones
Published in News


Allows reception of emergency broadcasts in spotty coverage areas


Most smartphones sold in the United States contain a built-in FM receiver inside of their SoCs and LTE modems, but unlike their counterpart models sold in developing countries, most of them remain disabled or inactive.