30 million copies of Minecraft: Pocket Edition sold
Published in Games
14 January 2015


Name changes to go live on February 4th

Another new impressive milestone has been reached for Minecraft. The Minecaft: Pocket Edition has sold over 30 million copies across the three mobile platforms on which it has been released. That’s right – the iOS, Android, and Windows Phone versions of Minecraft: Pocket Edition have been able to rack up a combined 30 million in sales.

Samsung 850 EVO spotted at CES 2015 in mSATA and M.2 form-factors
Published in Memory
13 January 2015


Still no availability date

While the 2.5-inch form-factor 850 EVO SSD from Samsung is already available and quite popular, it appears that Samsung is also working on a couple of other form-factors, including mSATA and M.2, based on the same design.

G.Skill hits 4255MHz record with DDR4
Published in Memory
13 January 2015


On Asus Rampage V Extreme motherboard

G.Skill was quite keen to announced that its DDR4 module managed to set a new frequency DDR4 memory record with a 4255MHz frequency at CL 18-18-18 latencies.

Cherry unveils MX Board 6.0 at CES 2015
Published in News
13 January 2015


With RealKey Technology

Cherry, the company best known for its wide choice of mechanical keyboard switches which are now pretty much in every gaming keyboard on the market, has unveiled its latest keyboard under its own brand, the MX Board 6.0, which will use the latest keyboard switches from the company, an all-metal design as well as the new RealKey Technology.

Samsung officially unveils metal unibody Galaxy A7
Published in Mobiles
13 January 2015


With 64-bit Snapdragon 615 or 32-bit Exynos 5430

Samsung has now finally and officially unveiled its Galaxy A7 which comes with 6.3mm thick metal unibody and will be available in two different versions, with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC or a 32-bit Exynos 5430 SoC.

AMD executive reshuffle raises questions
Published in News
13 January 2015


As chipmaker looks forward to 2016

Just weeks after he made a splashing video and comments about the upcoming Carrizo APU, John Byrne is leaving AMD. He has been working as Senior Vice President and new General Manager of AMD Computing & Graphics Business Unit, reporting directly to the Lisa Su, the new CEO.

MediaTek to launch 10- and 12-core SoCs
Published in Processors
13 January 2015


Chinese whispers

Rumours from China suggest that the chip designer Mediatek is apparently on the verge of launching 10- and 12-core system on chips.

EE cleaning up in the UK
Published in News
13 January 2015


4G king of Blighty

EE strengthened its position as the leading 4G network in the UK in 2014 after gaining 5.7 million customers over the year.

Huawei has a 17 per cent increase in profit
Published in News
13 January 2015


4G doing rather well

Huawei is set to record a 17 percent increase in operating profit as worldwide adoption of fourth-generation (4G) mobile technology sharply increased.

Isis takes down US Military You Tube and Twitter
Published in News
13 January 2015


Not the greatest hack all time

The Twitter and YouTube accounts for the US military command that oversee operations in the Middle East were hacked by a hacker group sympathetic to ISIS.