Blackberry Android praised
Published in Mobiles

Costs too much to spend a penny in Blackberry Priv

BlackBerry’s first Android-based device and those privy to the launch praised its design but dumped on it is heavy price tag.

Bethesda releases official Fallout 4 launch trailer
Published in Games

Just a few more days to go

Bethesda has finally released the official launch trailer for the upcoming and anticipated Fallout 4 game.

Tame Apple Press spins Apple watch disaster
Published in Wearables

Claims Apple is the King of Smartwatches

The Tame Apple Press is doing its best to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat over the failure of the iWatch to meet the hype.

MediaTek posts record results
Published in News

Richtek acquisition was a good deal

MediaTek posted record quarterly results yesterday thanks partly to its purchase of analogue IC specialist Richtek Technology.

AMD Radeon R9 380X launches on 15 November
Published in Graphics

Packing the full Tonga/ Antigua GPU

The long awaited AMD Radeon R9 380X will launch on 15th November with a full Tonga/Antigua GPU, with 2048 Stream Processors, plus 4GB GDDR5 memory and a 256-bit memory interface.

AMD says GloFlo has 14nm FinFET success
Published in Processors

Pretty sure it is talking about Zen

AMD said that Globalfoundaries has demonstrated silicon success on the first AMD products using GloFlo’s 14nm FinFET process technology.

Dodgy cheap USB-C cables hit the market
Published in News

Google engineer warns that not all are created equal

For ages now there have been cable makers who have been ripping off people with more money than sense by charging them an arm and a leg for wires which really are not much different from anything cheap. But a Google engineer has warned that some cheaper cables are not fit for the purpose.

Mlais MediaTek MT2601 smartwatch listed
Published in Wearables

Commoditised Android Wear coming soon

Remember Mlais? The Hong Kong smartphone startup is back with its first Android Wear watch, based on MediaTek’s new MT2601 platform. 

Nvidia has a record $1.305 billion quarter
Published in News

Thanks to VR, gaming, deep learning, cloud, automotive and AMD snoozing 

Nvidia has announced record revenues in the third quarter for fiscal 2016 as a few long play strategies are starting to work out. Nvidia is diversifying beyond PC gaming . 

Intel tweaks its Atoms
Published in Processors

Nothing nuclear

Chipmaker Intel has made a small update to its low-power Atom chip lineup.