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GIGABYTE Launches X99M-Gaming 5: Micro-ATX for Haswell-E

One noted trend in computing is the desire for more compute in a smaller space. Imagine mixing High Performance Computing with Small Form Factors, if such a thing could be possible without tons of heat or extreme fan noise/cooling. Haswell-E...Show More Summary

Nokia's N1 fondleslab's HIDDEN BRILLIANCE: The 'Z Launcher'

Sugarcoating Android's Lollipop makes tab easier to swallow The Nokia Z launcher is what makes its new N1 tablet special.…

YIKES: Combination of LIVING WOMAN and MACHINE sighted in NYC

Intel 'Mica'. At least it isn't pink Intel has announced the release of a new smartwatch slash bracelet thing-a-ma-jig aimed at "fashion forward women".…

NOKIA - Not FINNished yet! BEHOLD the somewhat DULL MYSTERY DEVICE!

N1 mini-'slab to plop into crowded pond next year Nokia is back in consumer electronics with and iPad rival, the new N1 tablet, just six months after Microsoft snorked up its phone division. The Finnish firm has said that many more devices will follow.…

The Nokia ENIGMA THING and its SECRET, TERRIBLE purpose

Finnish firm coyly exposes mystery product – and WE NO what it is Ever since Nokia sold its Devices'n'Services unit to Microsoft, fans of the one-time Finnish titan have been wondering whether it will be able to regain its position as one of the world's biggest tech names. But with its surprise tweet of a mystery product on Monday, online buzz has gone into overdrive.…

Sony SPILLS GUTS on OTT service, so far for PlayStations only

Cloudy streaming media service Analysis  Sony has unveiled its widely expected PlayStation Vue OTT TV service, telling us everything we need to know except the most important part: the price. At present it is just a US phenomenon, which makes sense – if it can make it there it can make it anywhere.…

Intel's Xeon Phi: After Knights Landing Comes Knights Hill

As SC’14 rolls on this week, taking part in the show’s events is Intel, who was at the show to deliver an update on the Xeon Phi lineup. As Intel already delivered a sizable update on Xeon Phi at ISC 2014 earlier this year, their SC’14...Show More Summary

Space Commanders rebel as Elite:Dangerous kills offline mode

Frontier cops an epic kicking in its own forums ahead of December revival Elite:Dangerous, the revival of classic eight-bit space trading game Elite, won't have a single-player offline mode and space commanders are mad as hell.…

NVIDIA 344.75 Drivers - MFAA Arrives for Maxwell

When NVIDIA initially briefed us on their new GM204 GPUs (aka Maxwell 2.0), there were several new features discussed. Most of these are now publicly available – Dynamic Scalable Resolution (DSR) was initially available only on GM204 GPUs but it was later enabled on Kepler and even Fermi GPUs. Show More Summary

Kindle, meet my partner. Darling, play nice with Kindle, please

Amazon update lets Kindle owners share ebooks with family members has made a small-but-significant enhancement to its Kindle ebook ecosystem, as it now allows sharing ebooks among family members.…

Nokia Announces N1 Tablet: 7.9” & Powered By Android

Since selling their mobile device division to Microsoft, much contemplation has been had over the future of Nokia. As it slowly turns out, their future is not all that different from the past. Except perhaps that there’s a lot more Android...Show More Summary

BAD SANTA: Don't get ripped off this Christmas

Caveat emptor and then some Feature  The season of horror and expense will soon be upon us, and with it lots of gift guides telling you what you should be forking out for. But before we get stuck into that, how you should buy it is just as important.…

Synology DS1815+ 8-bay Intel Rangeley SMB NAS Review

Synology started the roll-out of their SMB-targeted NAS units based on Intel's latest Atom platform (Rangeley) in September 2014. We have already looked at the 4-bay DS415+ in detail. Today, the 5-bay and 8-bay versions are being officially launched. Read on for our review to find out how Intel's Rangeley platform and Synology's DSM perform in a 8-bay configuration.

Jony Ive: Apple isn't here to make money. And students shouldn't use computers so much

Also finds 'careless' design 'offensive' Cupertino design don Jony Ive has claimed that Apple is not out to make money - even though it does happen to be the most valuable company in the world.…

Intel Plans Merger Of Mobile And PC Divisions

According to a report this evening from the Wall Street Journal, in an email sent to employees by Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, Intel has announced plans to merge their struggling Mobile division with the PC Division. The newly created Client Computing Group would be led by Kirk Skaugen, who currently heads the PC division for Intel. Show More Summary

Assassin's Creed bugs shift setting to LSD-drenched 1960s Paris

Punched into Hell through a grave by an epileptic +Vids  Shares in the French games developer Ubisoft have dipped after its new game Assassin's Creed: Unity shipped with huge numbers of crippling glitches.…

NVIDIA Launches Tesla K80, GK210 GPU

Kicking off today is the annual International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis, better known as SC. For NVIDIA, next to their annual GPU Technology Conference, SC is their second biggest GPU compute conference, and is typically the venue for NVIDIA’s summer/fall announcements. Show More Summary

Corsair Neutron XT (240GB, 480GB & 960GB) SSD Review: Phison S10 Debuts

The ugly truth is that the SSD market has been tough for almost all the typical PC component vendors lately. With Samsung, SanDisk, and Micron/Crucial being serious about the client market, it's not easy for the rest to find a way to provide any substantial advantage over the big brands. Show More Summary

NVIDIA Volta, IBM POWER9 Land Contracts For New US Government Supercomputers

The launch of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan Supercomputer was in many ways a turning point for NVIDIA’s GPU compute business. Though already into their third generation of Tesla products by that time, getting Tesla into the world’s most powerful supercomputer is as much of a singular mark of “making it” as there can be. Show More Summary

Exploring Performance Consistency in USB 3.0 Flash Drives

SSD technology has advanced to a stage where it is possible to have flash drives with bona-fide SSD controllers. The addition of a SATA to USB 3.0 bridge provides an ubiquitous high-speed direct attached storage interface. We have already looked at the Phison S9-based Corsair Flash Voyager GTX and the SandForce SF2281-based Mushkin Ventura Ultra. Show More Summary

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