AMD Launches Ryzen: 52% More IPC, Eight Cores for Under $330, Pre-order Today, On Sale March 2nd

AMD Launches Ryzen: 52% More IPC, Eight Cores for Under $330, Pre-order Today, On Sale March 2nd

The biggest x86 launch for AMD in five years is today: Ryzen is here. As always before a major launch, AMD gives a ‘Tech Day’ for relevant press and analysts, and through this event AMD’s CEO, Dr. Lisa Su lifted the lid on one of the most anticipated products in the semiconductor industry. AMD knows how to control the level of enthusiasm for its fans, and today

Chromebook Pixels, Google SVP suggests

Chromebook Pixels, Google SVP suggests

When you hear Google and Pixel in the same sentence you probably would think of either the smartphone series or the Chromebooks. Well from now on, the Chromebook Pixel wont be a thing anymore. Google SVP Rick Osterloh was asked by journalists about any plans for the Pixel laptop, and his answer surprised everyone – the company has no plans in the future for Google-branded laptops. Rick Osterloh, Senior VP at Google,

LG Watch Sport with LTE, NFC, GPS, and heart rate monitor to cost $349, $100 more than the Watch Style

LG Watch Sport with LTE, NFC, GPS, and heart rate monitor to cost $349, $100 more than the Watch Style

LG and Google are set to introduce the first two watches running Android Wear 2.0 on February 9, according to past rumors. The LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style have been co-developed by the two companies in a Nexus-like collaboration, despite the lack of co-branding. The Watch Style has already received the leaked press render treatment, but unfortunately all we have to show you the bigger Watch Sport is the blurry image below, which surfaced last month (it’s on the left). Now a new rumor claims that the Watch Sport will be priced at $349 in the US, which is exactly…

Intel Core i5-7600K (91W) Review: The More Amenable Mainstream Performer

Intel Core i5-7600K (91W) Review: The More Amenable Mainstream Performer

The Core i5-7600K, launched today, is the other unlocked processor from Intel’s 7th Generation line of Kaby Lake Processors. Kaby Lake is Intel’s third set of processors at 14nm, using the new 14+ process variant, which aims to give processors with a better frequency / voltage curve that translates into more performance, better efficiency, and the potential to push the silicon

Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 images leak

Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 images leak

As you might already know, the successor to last year’s Samsung Galaxy Folder – allegedly dubbed Galaxy Folder 2 – has already been the subject of several image leaks so far. But that, apparently, hasn’t stopped more leaked images of the device from surfacing online. Following is the latest set of leaked images: Specs-wise, the phone –

OnePlus 3: sRGB, Memory Management, & More

OnePlus 3: sRGB, Memory Management, & More

Last week I published my review of the OnePlus 3. I reviewed the OnePlus 2 for AnandTech, and given that the OnePlus 2 had many problems it seemed appropriate that I should examine the improvements that OnePlus made with their latest smartphone. As I used the phone, I was glad to see that OnePlus had clearly taken feedback from the reviews of the OnePlus 2 to heart and spent the year

Moto Z backs to add X-like class with leather, wood and more

Moto Z backs to add X-like class with leather, wood and more

Lenovo is doing a major rebrand of Motorola – from dropping the “Motorola” name itself (in favor of “Lenovo Moto”) to dropping the Moto X as a flagship. The new Moto Z will feature a modular design, which among other things will be used to easily customize the back. Several backs were photographed – from “ballistic nylon” (like the Moto X Force) through leather and a couple of wood options. Motorola’s

Samsung Galaxy C5 photos leak

Samsung Galaxy C5 photos leak

Just a day after the Samsung Galaxy C5 leaked in pictures for the first time (showing off its metal body), a new set of images – alleged to be of the same device – has leaked online. Take a look: Giving a more eye-pleasing view, these new images also confirm a metal body (something that has already been rumored before). As for the device’s specs, rumors

Samsung and Oculus announce new, more affordable Gear VR headset

Samsung and Oculus announce new, more affordable Gear VR headset

Samsung and Oculus took the wraps off an updated and more affordable Gear VR headset. The virtual reality accessory will begin shipping in the United States in November with a $99 price tag. The latest Gear VR will be compatible with Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy Note5, as well as the Galaxy S6 edge+ via microUSB connection. At 310 grams, the headset is also lighter and more comfortable to enjoy than

Lenovo K3 Note: Getting More for Less

Lenovo K3 Note: Getting More for Less

When manufacturers get into price wars with each other, it’s customers who win the most. Lenovo has fired the latest salvo, bringing full-HD 1080p screens to the sub-Rs. 10,000 market. The Lenovo K3 Note is a 5.5-inch smartphone with specifications that would have been pretty much top tier not more than two years ago. The company is breaking new ground in terms of value for money, but not so much in terms of strategy.

BlackBerry Venice: more live photos

BlackBerry Venice: more live photos

Another set of live photos showcasing the unannounced BlackBerry Venice made the rounds online. The high-end Android smartphone is expected to launch at some point in November on all major carriers in the United States. The latest batch of images falls right in line with past leaks. It confirms that BlackBerry Venice features slide-out QWERTY keyboard, slightly curved display, and main camera with dual-LED flash.

AMD Releases Catalyst 15.7 WHQL Drivers: Crossfire Freesync, Win10 Support, & More

AMD Releases Catalyst 15.7 WHQL Drivers: Crossfire Freesync, Win10 Support, & More

After a brief detour for AMD’s driver team where they diverged their drivers for the Radeon 300 series and R9 Fury X launch, AMD has reunified their drivers with the release of Catalyst 15.7. The WHQL release, the first such release from AMD since Catalyst 14.12 in December, includes a number of major feature additions and performance improvements relative to both the previous 15.6