Qualcomm has will be switching suppliers for its Snapdragon 820 processor away from Taiwan Semiconductor, which is better known as TSMC. Problem with the Snapdragon 810 have made the company rethink its strategy, and it will be engaging Samsung for the next generation processor.
After introducing the Helio X and Helio P family of processors, Mediatek has unveiled a new addition to the X series, the Helio X20. What makes this processor particularly interesting is the fact that it is a 10-core chipset, something that is unheard-of until now. While quad-core processors are slowly being replaced by octa-core chips, 10-core processors will probably be the norm in the coming future.
A note to Apple investors has revealed that Cupertino is shifting more production of its upcoming A9 processors to TSMC. This was done at the last minute following concerns that the other contracted manufacturers, which include Samsung, would not be able to meet demand in time.
Apple’s new MacBook is now available to purchase from the company’s online store. However, if users were thinking of skimping on the AppleCare Protection Plan and fixing the MacBook themselves, then tough luck because iFixit has given the new Retina MacBook 2015 a horrific repairability score of one out of ten.
Nokia has agreed to buy French competitor Alcatel-Lucent for €15.6 billion; a move that comes barely 24 hours after the two companies said they were in “advanced talks” for a merger. The new combined company will still bear the Nokia name, although it expects to retain the Bell Labs brand from Alcatel for its network R&D activities.
Corsair recently rebranded their gaming division, bringing along a new logo and a more straightforward name – Corsair Gaming. The Corsair Gaming Sabre Laser RGB Gaming Mouse is one of the new products spawned under the redesigned Corsair Gaming division.
It is a gaming mouse with an 8,200 dpi laser sensor, Omron switches, 8-programmable buttons, sold for RM269 inclusive of GST. Is it a gaming mouse that is worth the bang for buck, or is it just another overpriced gaming product?
It turns out that using certain LG monitors for their split screen capabilities may be opening users to security problems. This stems from the fact that the drivers for the monitors disable Windows User Account Controls, which were put in place to ensure that unwanted software doesn’t install itself on computers.
So, the day has finally come for us to announce the winners for our GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 960 4GB G1 Gaming graphics cards giveaway. As promised, there are three winners for this giveaway with each of them will receive the brand new graphics card from GIGABYTE which is powered by NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 GPU with 4GB GDDR5 of RAM and features the mighty Windforce 3X thermal solution.
Without further delay, read more below to see if you are one of three lucky winners.
The Intel Developer Forum has brought to light some interesting details about the future of Intel’s Atom x3 processor, as well as a first look at the Realsense camera on a smartphone. The IDF theme for this year appears to centre on mobile devices, with the Atom family of processors playing a big role for Intel’s plans.