Global smartphone shipments to grow 4.5 percent in 2017
Published in Mobiles


AMOLED will be big hardware focus next year

Next year, smartphone production volume is expected to grow by 4.5 percent to reach 1.4 billion units, according to the latest market forecast.

Zen pricing document shows four SKUs under $500
Published in Processors


Over the past few days, more information has been revealed regarding AMD’s pricing and performance configurations for its Zen desktop processors, codenamed Summit Ridge.

"Black Friday" online sales hit record $3.34 billion
Published in News


Lower unemployment rates fuel consumer confidence

Online sales during Black Friday, the busiest shopping day in November and often the entire year, reached $3.34 billion in the United States by the day’s close, surpassing $3 billion in e-commerce transactions for the very first time.

Intel unlocked Kaby Lake Core i3 benchmarks have leaked
Published in Processors


The Core i3-7350K looks impressive

Already leaked online with a price of US $177, Intel's first unlocked and overclocking-friendly Core i3 CPU, the Kaby Lake Core i3-7350K, might be quite a buy as its leaked performance shows a lot of promise.

HIS is first with a single-slot Radeon RX 460
Published in Graphics


The RX 460 Slim-iCooler OC 4GB

While it isn't a low profile graphics card, some buyers are still looking for a decent single slot graphics card and the  HIS RX 460 Slim-iCooler could be the best they can get.

Asus unveils cheaper GTX 1080 STRIX A8G graphics card
Published in Graphics


Lower clocks and cheaper price but same features

Asus has rather quietly introduced a new Geforce GTX 1080 STRIX A8G graphics card that should end up with somewhat lower clocks but still feature the same custom PCB and excellent DirectCU III cooler with Asus Aura RGB LED lighting.

Japan plans to build the world's largest super computer
Published in News


130 petaflops 

Japan's government  plans to build the world’s fastest-known supercomputer for developing and improving AI, driverless cars, robotics and medical diagnostics.

Apple planning new 10.5-inch iPads
Published in Mobiles


Bigger tablets are more popular with enterprises 

Apple looks set to launch a 10.5-inch iPad in 2017, because businesses and schools want them – apparently.

Nintendo Switch price set at £198.50 in UK
Published in Games


233.49 in real money


The Nintendo Switch price will be £198.50, according to the website of the UK retailer Gameseek.

AMD investors allowed class action over Llano
Published in Processors


This could get messy


A US court has allowed AMD investors to carry out a class action against the company over its Llano antics.