Home / Matthew Wilson (page 220)

Matthew Wilson

Nvidia GTX 1000 series tipped to show up at Computex

There has been a lot of talk surrounding Pascal recently, Nvidia even announced the specifications for its ‘Big Pascal’ GP100 GPU and while we have yet to see Nvidia’s upcoming GTX 1000-series cards, that could change soon as we may end up seeing the GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 appear …

Read More »

HTC speaks out on issues during Vive EU launch

The launch of the first virtual reality consumer headsets has not been without its issues. HTC had some problems with pre-orders being mistakenly cancelled and a few other problems have arisen but the company is working hard to resolve them and has spoken out to explain things to its customers. …

Read More »

Corsair launches Carbide SPEC-Alpha mid-tower case

Corsair is well-known in the PC hardware world for its cases and today, the company is switching things up a bit with a bold new angular design for the Carbide SPEC-Alpha case. This is a mid-tower case packed with features to make builds clean with plenty of airflow for cooling. …

Read More »

AMD Radeon R9 490 and R9 490x may launch in June

The rumour mill has been spinning this week and today, it churned out some information on AMD’s next series of graphics cards. Apparently, we may see AMD launch the Radeon R9 490 and R9 490x at the end of June this year, following on from a preview at Computex, which …

Read More »

Oculus responds to Rift privacy policy concerns

When Oculus was first bought by Facebook, the reaction was fairly negative and while things have settled down a lot since then, recently the Oculus Rift began shipping and unfortunately, not everyone is happy with the Oculus privacy policy. The policy says that Oculus can collect user data ranging from …

Read More »

iOS users may soon be able to hide stock apps

Over the years, Apple has added a lot to iOS and now we are at a point where there are quite a few pre-installed ‘stock’ apps that come on every iPhone and iPad. However, Apple may soon allow iOS users to escape these apps entirely. This has been talked about …

Read More »

Microsoft to release three Surface phones next year

While Microsoft did initially buy Nokia to bolster its smartphone efforts with Lumia Windows Phones, the company has since moved away from the Lumia brand and will be expanding its Surface line of devices with smartphones. While the first Surface phones were expected this year, it looks like they won’t …

Read More »

Seasonic Easter Giveaway winners announced

Over the Easter break, we teamed up with Seasonic to give away 13 prizes including a Platinum 850W, an X-750 and a G-550 power supply alongside ten mystery goody bags. We received a lot of entries for this but today we are happy to announce the list of winners! Congratulations …

Read More »

Samsung begins mass production of 10nm-class DRAM

Samsung has become the first company to begin mass producing 10nm-class DRAM, using a new process known as argon fluoride immersion lithography, which takes over from the previous extreme ultraviolet process. Samsung will be releasing 8GB DDR4 RAM using these new chips, which offer improved data rates and power efficiency …

Read More »

Nvidia unveils Pascal GP100 GPU specifications

Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) kicked off today and the company’s opening keynote brought several announcements. Amongst all of the talk of VR and development tools, Nvidia also spoke a bit about the specifications for its GP100 graphics chip, otherwise known as ‘Big Pascal’. This could be the chip that we …

Read More »

PS4 to PC remote play is arriving tomorrow

Earlier this year, Sony announced that it would be bringing its PlayStation Remote Play feature to the PC, allowing PC owners to stream their PS4 titles. Now, we know that this feature is arriving tomorrow in the PS4 3.50 update but there are a few limitations in place. The PS4 …

Read More »

Intel’s 10-core i7-6950x Extreme Edition CPU outed early

It looks like details of Intel’s upcoming flagship Extreme Edition processor have hit the web a little earlier than intended as the Intel Core i7-6950X has been spotted on the change-log for Intel’s latest management engine software on its support site. The change-log entry gives away a few key details, …

Read More »

Apple may launch 5.8-inch OLED iPhone next year

We have been hearing a lot about Apple’s future iPhone 7 and iPhone 7S plans recently, with the company reportedly assigning Samsung with the task of supplying a percentage of future OLED displays. On top of that, companies like LG and Foxconn/Sharp are in the running to supply the rest. …

Read More »

Microsoft has officially begun shipping the Hololens

Microsoft’s Hololens is one of the most interesting pieces of tech that the company is currently working on. While the likes of Sony, Oculus and Valve are chasing virtual reality, Microsoft is focussing on an augmented reality experience. The company announced that the Hololens would be selling to developers earlier this …

Read More »