Pirate Bay still accessible
Published in News
18 March 2015


UK blocking failure

The British Empire's attempt to crush piracy using the power of the Internet has been about as successful as its 19th century invasion of Afghanistan.

America dismisses Apple Pay
Published in News
18 March 2015


Only greenbacks in the Land of the Fee

It seems that the artificial hype generated by the Tame Apple Press about Apple Pay is failing to interest the man on the street.

More ZTE Nubia Z9 pictures leak
Published in Mobiles
18 March 2015


Tiny bezels, all-metal build

ZTE may be about to surprise the market with a very sleek flagship phone, with extremely thin bezels. 

Lenovo to launch Windows phones, Xiaomi in talks
Published in Mobiles
18 March 2015


But don’t expect them in western markets

Lenovo is said to be working on Windows 10 phones, which should launch in China later this year. 

Pascal uses 2.5D HBM memory
Published in Graphics
18 March 2015


Interposer it is

Just as it was easy to figure out from Pascal renders, Nvidia’s new GPU architecture is using the 2.5D memory approach, the same one that is expected from AMD’s upcoming Fiji card. 

Meet Nvidia’s Drive PX self-driving car computer
Published in Graphics
18 March 2015


$10,000 to selected developers in May

Nvidia has announced the Nvidia Drive PX, its self-driving computer for the automotive industry, is available as a developer kit. 

Nvidia Pascal comes in 2016
Published in Graphics
17 March 2015


GTC 2015: Volta back in roadmap, due in 2018

Pascal is Nvidia’s next generation architecture and it is coming after Maxwell of course. The company says it will launch next year, but details are still sketchy.

Nvidia officially launches the GTX Titan X
Published in Graphics
17 March 2015


GTC 2015: GM200 GPU, 3072 CUDA cores and US $999 price tag

After a few teases at the Game Developers Conference earlier this year, Nvidia has now formally unveiled its new Geforce GTX Titan X graphics card based on the 28nm GM200 Maxwell GPU.

Radeon R9 390X up to 60 percent faster than R9 290X
Published in Graphics
17 March 2015


According to leaked slides

According to a new set of leaked slides, which show both the rumored specifications and performance of the upcoming Fiji XT-based Radeon R9 390X graphics card, it appears that AMD might have quite a performer on its hands.

Huawei calls for Google to let it off the leash
Published in Wearables
17 March 2015


Free up Android Wear

Huawei has called for Google to free up its Android Wear software and allow it to be more customisable.