Xiaomi Pinecone SoC is called Surge S1
Published in Mobiles


Mainstreamish

After years of whispers, Xiaomi finally announced its processor codenamed Pinecone and decided to call it the Surge S1. After Apple, Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi also goes for an in-house processor, but it is positioning itself it to the mainstream market. The first phone to get it is the Xiaomi 5c. 

EVGA teases its upcoming GTX 1080 Ti FTW3
Published in Graphics


With new triple-fan iCX Technology cooler

EVGA has sent out neat teasers about its upcoming custom GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 graphics card which will use the new iCX cooler.

LG gets gongs for its G6
Published in Mobiles


Impressive smartphone

LG was quite keen to brag about all the credit its flagship LG G6 smartphone managed to get at the MWC 2017 show and it is quite an impressive list.

AMD Ryzen processors flood the market
Published in Processors


In both the US, the UK and Europe

It seems that AMD's hard launch is paying off as the Ryzen 7 lineup has a "healthy availability" in major markets.

LG G6 up for pre-order in Europe and the UK
Published in Mobiles


Starting at €769 and £699

LG's newest flagship G6 smartphone with the 18:9 FullVision display has finally started to appear for pre-order in Europe and the UK.

Biostar shows first mini-ITX X370 AM4 mobo
Published in Motherboards


High end chipset in a small form-factor

Biostar has shown off what appears to be the first socket AM4 motherboard based on the mini-ITX form-factor and the high-end X370 chipset - the Biostar Racing X370-GTN.

G.Skill unveils its AMD Ryzen-ready DDR4 memory
Published in Memory


The Flare X and Fortis series DDR4 memory

Following the launch of AMD's Zen-based Ryzen 7 CPUs, G.Skill has announced two new DDR4 memory series, designed and tested specifically for the  AM4 socket platform, the G.Skill Flare X and Fortis DDR4 memory series.

Nvidia partners preparing custom GTX 1080 Ti
Published in Graphics


Asus, MSI, Inno3D and others

It did not take long for Nvidia AIC partners, like Asus, MSI, Inno3D and others to start showing and teasing its upcoming custom versions of the recently announced Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti graphics card.

Notebook sales only dropped 1.2 percent in the last quarter
Published in News


Not as bad as expected


Beancounters at Digitimes Research have added up some numbers and divided by their shoesize and reacted the conclusion that worldwide notebook shipments (not including 2-in-1 devices) dropped only 1.2 percent.

AMD says that developers need to get a better handle on Ryzen
Published in Processors


Performance differences  are more of a software issue


As the reviews of Ryzen came out, it is pretty clear that there are some test scenarios where Intel chips work slightly better, and AMD claims that is due to coding problems.