Kingston starts shipping new UV400 SSD series
Published in Memory


Marvell controller with TLC NAND

Kingston Digital, the flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, has announced that it has started to ship its new "ultra value" UV400 SSD series.

Sony forecasts 60 million PS4 by April 2017
Published in Games


20 million units in fiscal 2016

Sony has quite an aggressive forecast as the company plans to sell 20 million PlayStation 4 units in fiscal 2016. This should represent a healthy 8.3 percent increase year over year. 

Spotify makes $15 Family plan
Published in News


To match Apple and Google’s offering

Spotify is the last of big streaming names to finally settle for a US $15 plan that will cover all of your family, or at last up to five people. 

Red Hat is better investment than the ponies
Published in News


Revenue rose 46 percent

The Open Saucy software outfit Red Hat is probably a better investment than putting all your cash on a sure bet with a sheepskin bridle for the 2.30 at Ascot.

Five tech companies sit on most of the world's cash
Published in News


$1.68 trillion Apple, Microsoft, Google, Cisco and Oracle

The Wall Street have rushed from their executive toilets screaming that five technology outfits are sitting on most of the world's cash.

Moto G4 Plus to get Android O
Published in Mobiles


That one comes in 2017 after Android 7.0

A nice picture of a flyer for the Moto G4 Plus has hinted that the Moto G4 might have the support for two new Android OS’, the Android N that comes this fall and Android O that comes in late 2017.

Apple requests up to 78 million iPhone 7 units by year's end
Published in Mobiles


Last year Apple requested between 85 and 90 milion


According to a new report from Taiwan’s Economic Daily Times, fruit-themed giant Apple may be ordering several million more units of its tenth-generation iPhone units than previously expected by Wall Street investors. Asian news outlets are claiming this is the highest production target the company has set since the initial shipments iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units were manufactured in 2014.

Conexant introduces USB Type-C Digital Audio chips
Published in Mobiles

Aims to replace 3.5mm audio jack in smartphones and tablets

Last month at Intel’s 2016 Developer Forum in Shenzhen, China, the chip giant proposed a broad market transition to remove all 3.5mm audio jacks from the phone and tablet industry and gradually replace them with USB-based audio solutions and Conexant has become the first partner company to embrace the standard with its announcement of two new audio chips, the CX20985 and the CX20899.

Apple's next iPhone will include 256GB storage option
Published in News


16GB, 64GB and 256GB SanDisk NAND flash options

On Monday, some new images surfaced of the dual-lens rear camera and various NAND flash storage modules that Apple intends to use in its tenth-generation iPhone lineup. Previous rumors have suggested that the company would be migrating to a 256GB storage option on its flagship iPhone 7, and the new images now appear to confirm this transition.

MSI unveils new Z170A MPower Gaming Titanium motherboard
Published in Motherboards


Vanilla version of the Z170A XPower Gaming Titanium

MSI has unveiled a new addition to its Gaming Titanium motherboard lineup, the Z170A MPower Gaming Titanium.