The fact that Samsung 14nm SoC works surprised the industry
Published in Processors
09 March 2015


No one expected such good yields

We found out one rather interesting story at the Mobile World Congress and it sheds more light on Samsung's decision to use Exynos SoCs for most markets instead of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810. 

MediaTek to license AMD graphics
Published in Graphics
09 March 2015

For high-end SoCs

One of the hottest things we learned at the Mobile World Congress is that MediaTek is working with AMD on mobile SoC graphics.

Valve adds all Steam Machines to Steam Store
Published in Games
06 March 2015


Coming in November

Although the first batch of Steam Machines is expected in November, some manufacturers have already announced their own versions and Valve has now added a full list of Steam Machines, including specifications and prices, over at its Steam site.

Valve Steam Controller now official
Published in Games
06 March 2015


Coming in November for $50

Valve has officially revealed the final design of the Steam Controller, which will go on sale in November with a price tag of $49.99.

Coppers arrest Lizard squad suspect
Published in News
06 March 2015


Hacker swoop

Coppers across the UK have arrested 56 people on suspicion of computer hacking offences.

SAP lays off more people
Published in News
06 March 2015


Still not sure what they do

SAP, which makes expensive business software which is so esoteric no one really knows what it does, is cutting some of its expensive staff members.

Intel shows off NUCs and other stuff
Published in Processors
06 March 2015


Broadwell based

Intel has been sharing a few details about its new socketed, unlocked, 65W desktop processor based on Intel’s Broadwell architecture--featuring Iris graphic.

Valve develops its own Intel graphics driver for Linux
Published in Graphics
06 March 2015


It will be open sourced

Valve has developed its own Intel Vulkan GPU graphics driver for Linux that they intend to open-source.

Fraudsters love Apple Pay
Published in News
06 March 2015


Security, they have heard of it

Apple's over hyped mobile payment system Apple Pay has been hit by a wave of fraudulent transactions using stolen credit-card data.

Cambridge Consultants ready Digital radio
Published in News
06 March 2015


Does not need analogue

Boffins working for Cambridge Consultants have successfully completed trials of the world’s first fully digital radio transmitter.