Meizu's mid-range 5.2-inch M5s now official
Published in Mobiles


Octa-core SoC, 3GB of RAM and 16-megapixel camera

As expected, Meizu has now officially launched its newest mid-range M5s smartphone, featuring a 5.2-inch screen, Mediatek octa-core SoC with 3GB of RAM and a 16-megapixel rear camera.

HTC to exit entry-level smartphone market in 2017
Published in Mobiles


Will focus on "high-margin" devices, not just high-end market

During its fourth quarter earnings call, HTC announced that it plans to exit the entry-level smartphone business this year as it begins to focus on high-margin, high-profit devices.

Apple declares war on DIY
Published in News


Repairing your phone is dangerous


The fruity Tax-Dodging cargo-cult Apple is so terrified that people will discover that repairing Apple gear through its Genius bar is unnecessarily expensive that it is going to war with Nebraska.

Intel’s Atom C2000 chip flaw spreads to Juniper
Published in Processors


Cisco already admitted it


It is starting to look like Intel’s Atom C2000 chip fiasco has spread to another networking manufacturer.

Android phones out before the iPhone
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Spoilers sweetie


It looks like Android makers are rallying around to dump a spoiler on Apple’s launch of the iPhone 8.

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X flagship listed at €519 ex. VAT in Europe
Published in Processors


Points to February 28th availability

There are plenty of rumors regarding AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPUs floating around and the latest one shows some of those SKUs listed in Europe, including the flagship Ryzen 7 1800X CPU priced at €519 ex. VAT.

HTC suffers in the fourth quarter
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Is the End near?

HTC’s bottom line is getting a thorough kicking and it is hard to see if the outfit is going to pull out any rabbits from hats to save itself before it is too late.

Trump refusing to give up old handset
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Inquiry launched


Two US senators have requested details on President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s smartphone security, claiming he is still using his old handset which might leak secrets to foreign powers.

Intel supports Vulcans
Published in Processors


The needs of the many


Chipzilla has announced that it is supporting the open source Vulkan APIs.

Itanium servers sing swan-song
Published in Processors


New chip out soon which might be the last

HPE has announced that it will ship the high-end Itanium servers in the second half of the year, and the chip will be supported by HP-UX and OpenVMS.