HTC One X10 packs a Helio P10
Published in Mobiles


MediaTek has another design win in the 5.5-inch format

MediaTek had some success in the 5.5-inch market with HTC and it looks like the partnership will continue with HTC One X10 which will launch soon with the Helio P10 under the bonnet. 

Pressure building for 5G to use 28GHz band as the standard
Published in News


South Korea, US and Japan have agreed to back it


A row is brewing over which frequency will be used for 5G.

Vega architecture will bring multiple cards
Published in Graphics


Not just at the high end

Vega architecture will be introduced into the complete range of AMD's graphics cards. Our knowledgeable industry friends have told us that you can expect top to bottom designs based on Vega architecture arriving soon.. 

Lenovo launches ZUK Edge
Published in Mobiles


Looks rather nice 

Lenovo has quietly released its ZUK Edge smartphone which shows it coming up with its own designs rather than borrowing from someone else.

Mario’s smartphone title is an own goal
Published in Mobiles


Too expensive


The former maker of playing cards, Nintendo, appears to have dealt itself a duff hand when it came to issuing its first Mario game for the smartphone.

Apple CEO was spinning like crazy over PCs
Published in News


Insiders say Job’s Mob does not care about Macintosh any more

Yesterday the Tame Apple Press was full of stories about how Tim Cook really loved the Macintosh and was going to release new and important hardware updates in the future.

Apple’s Airbuds are a liability
Published in Wearables


Not worth the wait


Apple’s overpriced Airbuds might have shipped before Christmas after all but they are proving to be a disaster for users and the environment.

Facebook announces Live Audio broadcast feature
Published in News


Telling stories using words without video


Last December, Facebook introduced a mildly revolutionary, culture-changing feature called Live Video allowing users to broadcast their whereabouts in real-time from any place at any time, with the side of effect of having everyone on the network receiving pesky notifications.

AT&T's new Call Protect app blocks spam calls
Published in News


Only works in VoLTE coverage areas

On Tuesday, AT&T introduced a new smartphone app called Call Protect that it claims will warn subscribers before answering their phones if an incoming call could be a spam dialer.

G.Skill unveils new Trident Z RGB series memory
Published in Memory


Full-length light bar

G.Skill has announced its newest Trident Z RGB DDR4 memory modules and kits that will combine a full-length RGB light bar with its recognizable Trident Z heatspreader design.