The Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma USB headphones are Razer’s latest addition into the gaming peripheral company’s line of gaming headphones. Bearing the exact same specifications as its predecessor, the Razer Kraken 7.1, the only difference between the Chroma and standard edition are the addition of Razer’s new Chroma multi-coloured lighting system which is also featured in the Razer Blackwidow Ultimate and Razer Deathadder.
In addition to the announcement of the new AMD Carrizo mobile APU that will be released in 2015, here comes yet another important revelation from the on-going AMD’s Future of Compute press event in Singapore:Samsung has announced that Ultra HD (UHD) monitors that the company will be releasing in 2015 will come standard with the support for AMD FreeSync technology.
Non-profit development board community Gizmosphere has released a new iteration of the Gizmo development board. Called the Gizmo 2, it features an AMD GX-210HA dual-core processor that runs a 1GHz CPU and 300MHz GPU. It is not as compact or as cheap as the popular Raspberry Pi, but it does provide a lot more computing power.
Three people that were suspected to have ties with the development of the Wirelurker virus, a malware that originated from China which was targeted towards iOS and OS X devices, have been arrested by the local authorities. Apple has also stifled the spread of the virus after it affected an estimated 350,000 users.
The recently announced Oppo R5 currently holds the title of “thinnest smartphone in the world”, but it won’t for long if Vivo has anything to say about it. The Vivo X5 Max will apparently be only 3.75mm thick according to promotional materials, putting it at the extreme limit of how thin smartphones can go.
The Oculus powered Samsung Gear VR is coming soon; or at least the Innovator Edition is. Much like the Oculus Rift Developer Kit, this version of Samsung’s virtual reality headset is meant for enthusiasts and developers to get a head start on messing around with an early build of the hardware.
@Kalars07 We plan to upgrade all Windows Phone 8 devices to Windows 10 in the future
— Lumia (@lumia) November 13, 2014
In response to a user’s question, Microsoft has confirmed that the all Windows Phone 8 devices will be getting free upgrades to the software giant’s upcoming operating system, Windows 10. Details regarding the upcoming OS are scarce as Microsoft is currently working on Windows 10 for computers.
As far as gaming laptops go, the Aorus X7 v2 wanders dangerously close to overkill territory. It packs a pair of NVIDIA GeForce GTX860M in an SLI configuration, which isn’t too common on laptops of any type. Less common still is the X7 v2′s design: matte black all over and seriously mean-looking vents around the chassis, and a rear that looks like a luxury sports car. Clearly, this gaming laptop means business. But does it walk the talk?