Snapdragon 821 launched
Published in Mobiles


Maximum clock 2.4GHz

Qualcomm has received an order from big clients for a faster iteration of Snapdragon and, guess what? The Snapdragon 821 is born and its Kryo core frequency has jumped from a previous 2.15GHz to 2.4Ghz. 

Intel shrinks the IDF die
Published in News


Opinion
 Don't say who farted


Reports suggest that Intel will only have two so-called “keynote speeches” at its Developer Forum this year - one from CEO Brian Krzanich and the other with Data Centre manager Diane Bryant.

Microsoft slashes Lumia prices in UK
Published in Mobiles


650 costs £119.99 SIM-free

Microsoft has been slashing the costs of its Lumia 550 and 650 to silly money without really telling anyone.

Intel leaks show it might drop the Core m5/m7 name
Published in Processors


Along with USB 3.1 generation 2 support and improved GPU

The dark satanic rumour mill has suggested that Skylake's successor, Kaby Lake, with its 14nm goodness might be responsible for the death of the Core m5/m7 name.

Tsar Putin wants backdoors on everything
Published in News


Two weeks to get rear access

The Tsar of all the Russias,  Tsar Vladimir Putin is desperate to investigate the back doors of western software makers and has ordered them to grant access to his mighty spooks.

AI comes up with something vital
Published in News


Beer

It seems that AI is finally doing something useful, rather than mucking around winning gameshows and pretending to be women on cheesy dating sites.

16 Zen core Opteron is Snowy Owl
Published in Processors


SP4 BGA in mid-2017

Naples is, as Fudzilla exclusively reported, a 32 Zen core Opteron with 64 threads. The 16 core Zen version with a BGA socket is codenamed Snowy Owl. AMD thinks that Snowy Owl will be a great match for the communication and network markets that needs a high performance 64-bit X86 CPU.

Waterproof Samsung isn’t
Published in Mobiles


Whoops

If you look at adverts for Samsung’s new Galaxy you would be forgiven for thinking that the smartphone is waterproof. Unfortunately according to US consumer reports, it isn’t.

Nvidia GTX 1060 be priced at €234 in Europe
Published in Graphics


€319 priced Founders Edition to be sold by Nvidia

According to the latest report which suggests that Nvidia partners will not sell the €319 priced GTX 1060 Founders Edition, Nvidia has finally announced the European MSRP for the Geforce GTX 1060, set at €234 exc. VAT. 

Asus preparing three custom GTX 1060 graphics cards
Published in Graphics


Turbo, Dual and Strix Gaming

Following Nvidia's official announcement of the mid-range Pascal-based GTX 1060 graphics card, Asus is tempting us with  no less than three upcoming custom GTX 1060 graphics cards.