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.

Humans likely to revolt over robot job loses
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Revolution cries Virgin


A senior director for Virgin Australia has warned business leaders that humans might revolt over moves to replace their jobs with robots.

Apple’s killing of the headphone jack not to be repeated
Published in Mobiles


Industry thinks it is funny

Wandering around the Mobile World Congress 2017 one thing is really clear – the industry is not rushing to copy Apple’s move to kill off the headphone jack.

Boffins store a short French railway movie on DNA
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Gotta keep the RNA amused

A team of boffins took time out from their busy schedule of sewing human ears onto mice to store a 1895 French film, "Arrival of a train at La Ciotat" onto a piece of DNA.

Snowden calls for AMD to open source
Published in Processors


Open sourced Ryzen would kick Intel into a coma

Whistle blowing spook Edward Snowden says that AMD could kick Intel to death if it open sources its PSP and firmware.

94-year-old extends battery life three-fold
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Like a Li-on in Zion


A team of engineers led by 94-year-old John Goodenough, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, and co-inventor of the lithium-ion battery, has developed solid-state battery cells that could last three times longer.

AMD Ryzen CPU reviews are in
Published in Processors


Review roundup: Has it rysen to the occasion?

AMD has officially lifted the NDA veil from its new Zen-based Ryzen CPUs and the first reviews have started to trickle in, giving us a clearer picture regarding real world performance.

AMD RX 500 series rebrands coming in April
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RX Vega won't be here before late May

According to the newest report, AMD's upcoming RX 500 series will be completely made of RX 400 series rebrands, based on Polaris 10 and Polaris 11, as well as possible new Polaris 12 GPU, while Radeon RX Vega won't launch before late May.