Intel attended the Game Developers Conference this year with a new Broadwell based CPU. A socketed and unlocked 65W desktop processor is on the way, which is good news enough for overclockers everywhere. The microprocessor manufacturer has also equipped this processor with Iris Pro graphics, just because it wants people to mess around with that as well.
It’s been quite some time since we’ve heard of anything from Oppo, and just when MWC 2015 has ended, a global launch date for the Oppo R1C has been announced. Oddly enough, outside of China, Oppo will be calling it the Oppo R1x instead. Other than a slightly different name, the R1x should be identical to the R1C.
Screenshots of Microsoft’s Project Spartan have surfaced online through an early review by a Russian tech site. It’s currently unclear which build of the browser is being used, but it does provide an interesting peek at what Microsoft is bringing to the table; and perhaps help answer the question of whether it is another Internet Explorer.
The Cupertino giant, Apple has submitted a patent application back in 2014 and it has now been officially published on the US Patent and Trademark Office’s website. The patent details on the company’s method of making devices water-resistant by applying a hydrophobic coating. Could this mean that a water-resistant iPhone is in the works?
Microsoft has released the official preview for Office 2016 for Mac, and users do not need to have an Office 365 subscription to try it out. This preview is slightly different from the Windows version in that it includes improved support for Retina displays and iCloud syncing.
Steam Machines will finally be arriving later this year, and Valve has decided to reveal just what to expect. A listing of the PC/console hybrids has appeared on the Steam store, and to say that the information is surprising is and understatement. While Valve has always maintained that the price of the machines would be comparable to current generation consoles, that doesn’t seem to be the case. When Alienware is considered a cheap option, something has gone horribly wrong.
It can only be one of those “Only in China” things. On the final day of MWC 2015, while trawling through the smaller exhibition booths I did a double take; literally walking backwards to see if I really was seeing what was in front of me: a Pierre Cardin booth showcasing its smartphones, tablets and yes, even smartwatches.