MOBILE NEWS

July 1st, 2013, 8:35 PM

MSI GX70 Gaming Notebook Review; AMD A10-5750M Tested

An A10-5750M APU within a gaming notebook may seem like an oxymoron but MSI’s GX70 makes it work by harnessing the graphics power of an HD 8970M.  This is packed into a 17.3″ notebook that costs just $1300.

June 26th, 2013, 10:56 AM

Verizon Jumps the Border, Offers $700 Million for Wind Mobile

After long claiming that it was interested in entering the Canadian market, Verizon has offered $700 million for Wind Mobile and is supposedly in talks with Mobilicity When the Canadian government began a wireless spectrum auction in 2008, many were hopeful that new competition would emerge, giving Canadian subscribers more options in our overpriced cell [...]

June 26th, 2013, 9:00 AM

NVIDIA SHIELD Hands-On Preview

SHIELD is a grand experiment to integrate various elements of NVIDIA’s product stack into a single cohesive device that transcends previous handheld gaming devices.  It does this by integrating  ecosystems from Android, the PC and online HD streaming  in new and interesting ways.

June 6th, 2013, 6:48 AM

Where is Windows RT at Computex?

Much like the Computexes of the past two years, tablets have been in the spotlight at Computex 2013. The event’s keynotes, from the likes of ASUS, AMD, and Intel have all been focused on outlining the respective company’s plans to conquer the mobile space. As such, virtually every company that has the mandate and capability [...]

June 4th, 2013, 7:41 AM

Taking on ARM Defines Intel’s Announcements at Computex 2013

There once was a time when Intel was in crisis mode. While it could make a damn fine processor that ran circles around its competition in speed tests, growth in that sector is non-existent thanks to the market shifting towards a mobile centric growth structure. If Intel didn’t move with the market, it wouldn’t necessarily [...]

June 3rd, 2013, 1:30 PM

ASUS Brings New 7 and 10 inch Tablets to Computex

Coming off the success of last year’s Nexus 7, ASUS came to Computex 2013 with a strong lineup of 7 and 10 inch tablets.  These are meant to be strong follow-ups to last year’s products while also providing competition for Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Tab 3 which will be available in 8″ and 10.1″ sizes. ASUS [...]

June 3rd, 2013, 6:31 AM

ASUS Bets Big on Tegra 4 with Transformer Pad Infinity Refresh

For a while it looked as if Tegra 4 was going to be dead on arrival. While NVIDIA put on an impressive performance when it first launched the chip earlier this year, OEMs largely said “no thanks” and most passed on putting the SoC in their gear. Fast forward to Computex in Taipei, and its [...]

June 3rd, 2013, 6:25 AM

ASUS’ Transformer Book Trio is a Desktop, Tablet and Notebook

Though Computex doesn’t officially begin until tomorrow in Taiwan, ASUS has already announced what is sure to be one of the more innovative products of the show: the Transformer Book Trio. What makes the Transformer Book Trio interesting is its hybrid nature — hyped before the show as WeTransform — as a notebook, tablet, and [...]

May 22nd, 2013, 9:17 AM

MSI Launches AMD Richland Powered Gaming Notebooks

MSI’s new GX60 and GX70 both use the Richland A10-5750M while offering affordable gaming performance for $1400 and less.   With gaming notebooks rapidly gaining ground as desktop replacement devices, MSI has partnered with AMD to offer a pair of new laptops which leverage the features of Richland alongside some impressive graphics horsepower. At the [...]

May 14th, 2013, 8:57 AM

Nokia Officially Announces Details of Lumia 925

Nokia announced its flagship Windows 8 phone, the Lumia 925, today. The phone largely has the same specs as the Lumia 920, save for the display and the camera. Nokia says the 925 will be powered by 1.5GHz dual-core processor Snapdragon S4 processor, 1GB of RAM, a 2,000 mAh battery and 16GB of storage (the [...]