Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition will arrive on March 6
Published in Games


System requirements revealed

Square Enix gave the release date for Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition as well as providing some more details regarding system requirements and new features that, it appears, will be unique to the PC version.

Samsung unveils its mid-range Exynos 7872 SoC
Published in Processors


14nm SoC with hexa-core Cortex-A73 and Cortex-A53 CPU cores

Samsung announced its newest SoC built on 14nm FinFET manufacturing process and aimed at mid-range devices, the Exynos 7872 SoC.

Undersupply of 200mm wafers will hit industry hard
Published in News


Firms pay a premium because of shortages

Another chip nightmare will hit us in 2018.

Meizu announces the M6s with Exynos 7872 SoC
Published in Mobiles


With 5.7-inch HD+ screen and side fingerprint sensor

After a couple of rumors and leaks, Meizu has now officially unveiled its M6s smartphone that brings 18:9 tall screen and a couple of other neat features to the entry/mid-range smartphone market.

Four horsemen of the Apocalypse rescue chip market
Published in News


Things are getting better

A chief analyst at freethinking semiconductor firm Future Horizons has warned that an upswing in the market has caught the industry by surprise because of the swift nature of the recovery, which it could have anticipated, but didn't.

Samsung's 860 Pro 4TB shows up at its site
Published in Memory


With US $1,899 price tag

Samsung has released some of the first information regarding its upcoming 860 Pro SSD lineup, in the form of a 4TB model listed on its own website.

There's Chery news for Nvidia
Published in Graphics


Chinese will use its self-driving tech

Nvidia said  China’s Chery Automobile would use its self-driving technology that it has developed with Baidu and Friedrichshafen.

IBM shares rise as suits make a return
Published in News


Making a recovery

For those who had written off Big Blue as an outfit which could no longer be as successful as it was in its pre-millennial days, it seems that the suits are making a comeback – thanks to the cloud and Intel's security stuff ups.

Apple still can’t improve supply chain working conditions
Published in Mobiles


iPhone and Macbooks made in harsh conditions


Despite its best efforts, the fruity cargo cult Apple is still making its iPhones and Macs in poor conditions for workers.

French want new words for “smartphone”
Published in Mobiles


Something a little more French

The French always have a problem when it comes to English words entering their language and have been desperately coming up with something to replace those nasty roast-beef eating words which come from the world of tech.