Imagination Technologies announces console GT7900 GPU
Published in Graphics


If only there were any Android consoles…

The new Imagination Technologies PowerVR GT7900 GPU is designed for Android consoles, but could it end up somewhere else instead? 

Broadcom announces smartwatch platform
Published in Wearables


Promises better battery life, loads of features

Broadcom has announced a new smartwatch platform, designed to cut the power consumption in Android Wear devices. 

Affordable Huawei Honor Holly coming to Europe
Published in Mobiles


Moto G killer

The Huawei Honor Holly is coming to Europe next month and early listings suggest it will be priced at £74.99 in the UK, down from the recommended retail price of £109.99. 

AMD Carrizo specs revealed at ISSCC
Published in Processors


Higher density, lower power

AMD has revealed more details about its upcoming Carrizo APU at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC).

Intel says 10nm on track, Moore’s Law alive and kicking
Published in Processors


For now, not sure after 7nm

Intel expects Moore’s Law will be around for a few more years, but after the semi industry hits 7nm, things could get a little complicated.

Japan Display announces reflective smarwatch display
Published in Wearables


0.5% of what a traditional LCD would consume

Japan Display Inc. (JDI) has announced a new smartwatch display that could lead to substantial battery life improvements.

ARM sheds more light on Mali-T880 GPU
Published in Graphics


Coming next year, 80% faster than Mali-T760

ARM’s next-generation Mali-T880 GPU is coming next year, with the new Cortex-A72 CPU core, and the company is now shedding more light on the design. 

CEO: Asus to launch smartwatch sans Android Wear
Published in Wearables


Longer battery life

It appears that Asus is planning to launch a new smartwatch, but unlike the ZenWatch WI500Q, the new device won’t rock Android Wear. 

Analysts expect strong growth in smartwatch market
Published in Wearables


67% CAGR, $32.9bn by the end of the decade

The smartwatch is still in its infancy, but analysts are already bullish, and many expect the market to take off in 2015, thanks to the upcoming Apple Watch launch, as well as new Android Wear devices.

LG gently curves 29-inch 3440x1440 panel
Published in Graphics


Affordable, sort of

The new LG Electronics 29UC97-S curved 21:9 display is slowly making its way to retail, and it offers a more sensibly priced alternative to LG’s 34-inch displays.