Fiji XT PCB to end up significantly smaller than Radeon 290X
Published in Graphics
29 April 2015


Mainstream card sized

A modern high end graphics card tends to be quite big. It usually needs two slots for the cooler and is between 280 and 300 mm in the length. 

LG officially announces the G4 flagship smartphone
Published in Mobiles
28 April 2015


With Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 after all

After an endless stream of rumors, big leaks and small teasers, LG has now officially unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the LG G4.

Lenovo launches new ThinkCentre Chromebox system
Published in News
28 April 2015


Part of business-oriented ThinkCenter Tiny family

Lenovo has unveiled the newest member of its business-oriented ThinkCenter Tiny desktop family, the ThinkCenter Chromebox.

Kingston announces new HyperX Savage SSD
Published in Memory
28 April 2015


Phison S10 controller paired up with 19nm MLC NAND

Kingston has announced several new solid state drives that will be a part of its HyperX lineup, as the Savage SSD series.

UK University gets its own Fab
Published in News
28 April 2015


Students design chips instead of just living off them

The University of Westminster's Marylebone campus has opened a high tech fabrication lab in central London.

Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron call off merger
Published in News
28 April 2015


Anti-trust

The largest manufacturers of the machinery used to make semiconductors, Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron of Japan, have dumped a merger plans.

New leaked AMD Zen slide
Published in Processors
28 April 2015


High performance monster

The block diagram of the new AMD Zen core has found its way onto the Planet 3 news group.

Microsoft loses InterDigital patent battle
Published in Mobiles
28 April 2015


But will not be banned

Software giant Microsoft has lost a potentially costly patent battle against "patent holding outfit" InterDigital.

MediaTek uses 20nm to make 10 cores
Published in Processors
28 April 2015


For smartphones

While everyone is rushing to 10nm process technology for smartphones, fabless chipmaker MediaTek is about to create a 10 core SoC using TSMC's 20nm process tech.

Huawei offers cheap smartphone online
Published in Mobiles
28 April 2015


Honor 4C

Huawei has launched a new Honor 4C smartphone which is supposed to be the company's answer to Xiaomi.