Top staff flee Apple
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Do they know something the Tame Apple Press doesn’t?

Apple is suffering from a brain drain as its top engineering talent jumps ship.

MediaTek revenues jump 29 percent in 2016
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Strategy this year is to sell high-end smartphone SoCs


MediaTek, the fabless semiconductor company from Taiwan that provides SoCs for HDTVs, Blu-ray players and wireless products, saw its revenues jump by 29.2 percent year-over-year to a record high of $8.6 billion (¥$275.51 billion), according to the latest industry reports.

Google brings Tango augmented reality to museums
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Just pick up a Lenovo Phab 2 Pro at front desk


Google’s augmented reality platform, Tango, is set to appear in museums later this year for visitors to interact with a variety of exhibitions and cultural artifacts using their smartphones, according to the company’s latest blog post.

LG G6 flagship to be announced at MWC 2017
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Released in March

According to a report coming from South Korea, LG's upcoming G6 flagship smartphone will be announced at Mobile World Congress 2017 and available in March.

Nvidia rolls out Geforce 376.60 Hotfix driver
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Fixes some bugs in Battlefield 1

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 376.60 Hotfix driver which fixes some problems seen in Battlefield 1 and DOTA 2 games.

Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 Ti launches in March
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At PAX East 2017 show

Although the Geforce GTX 1080 Ti was expected at the CES 2017 show, Nvidia has apparently decided to slightly delay it and, according to latest reports, the card is expected to launch at the PAX East 2017 show which starts on March 10th in Boston.

4GB DDR3 module prices increase
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Up by nearly a third

Beancounters at DRAMeXchange have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that contract prices for 4GB DDR3 modules have risen by nearly a third.

HTC releases phone with three-year-old chip
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Cutting edge it isn’t

HTC has released its Desire 650 which has nearly identical specs to the Desire 630 that it announced in February 2016 and has a three-year-old same Snapdragon 400 chipset.

Notebooks set to return as tablets die
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So much for game changing

Notebooks, which had been written off by the Tame Apple Press after Steve Jobs showed off his tablets, are now back.

Foxconn profits took a dive in December
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Nothing to do with the iPhone 7

Apple’s number one partner Foxconn saw its profits take a dive in December coincidently at the same time as Jobs' Mob is rumoured to have slashed production on its iPhone 7 because no one wants it.