If you haven’t heard, Android TV is coming and one of the features many people are looking forward to is the ability to play Android games on a nice large TV in your living room. There will be a standalone Android TV box that will ship with a game controller.
With the rumors swirling about Apple getting ready to launch a new iPhone in the coming months, it seems that many places have been cutting the price of the device, making it very affordable. The biggest markdown has been by Walmart.
AMD’s upcoming Tonga GPU is a name that you should have heard of by now. New details about the GPU have been revealed. The first and most important news is that the GPU is slated to be released sometime in August. The GPU will replace the Tahiti PRO GPU (R9 280) for the mid-range spectrum. The performance of the chip is supposed to be between the Tahiti PRO and Tahiti XT GPUs.
Intel is expected to launch Skylake, which will be a completely new x86 microarchitecture at some point in 2015. Skylake will come after Broadwell and will be the “tock” in Intel’s tick-tock model. Skylake will be fabricated on the 14 nm process.
This summer Intel is collaborating with GoodGame Agency (of Team Evil Genius fame) to bring the gaming community a reality web series, ‘Intel’s Next Top Live-Streamer’ (INTL), where many of the most entertaining streamers on Twitch.tv will compete in hilarious and exciting weekly challenges to become an official member of the Intel Stream Team. The grand champion will also get the ultimate makeover of his/her streaming studio, decked out with the latest 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 gaming/streaming system.
Micron is working on a new Hybrid Memory Cube that will be available as soon as the first quarter of next year. The Hybrid Memory Cube will provide 15 times more bandwidth than traditional DDR3 memory that you can purchase today. Even with newer DDR4 the Hybrid Memory Cube will still provide five times more bandwidth.
It looks like the NVIDIA-styled Gigabyte BRIX that was spotted at Computex actually is coming out. Gigabyte is calling it the BRIX Gaming and the DIY PC kit will feature professional CPU performance of the Intel Core i5 4200H processor matched with the visually stunning graphics of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760.
Just a few days ago AMD’s Roy Taylor posted a little teaser image on his twitter account which did show an upcoming processor that came with an included liquid cooling system. The guys over at Hardware Canucks have confirmed that this is not a new processors, but AMD will be relaunching their current flagship FX-9590 processors with an included liquid cooling system.
Lian Li has just announced a new case in their vast lineup, the PC-Q01. This new brushed aluminum case is designed for small office / home environments and features a tool-lessly removable L-shaped cover that makes installations effortless in space-confined ITX systems.
KFA2 has just launched an updated version of their factory overclocked GeForce GTX 780 HOF (hall of fame) graphics card. This new card is the GeForce GTX 780 HOF OC+ and is based on the same board design as the original.
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