Category: Tech

Google TV reborn as Android TV

A few days after Amazon launched its device, the Fire TV, Google is launching a new television platform called Android TV, according to documents obtained by The Verge. Android TV is described as sharing more in common with set boxes like Apple TV and Amazon’s Fire TV. The device will be compatible with gaming, and ...

Nvidia DX11 Wonder Driver Release Notes Revealed

Nvidia plans to release its newest DX11 Driver this Monday. The Wonder Driver is said to introduce DirectX optimizations which will reduce game-loading times and will increase performance across a wide variety of games. The performance increase looks to be quite significant for Total War: Rome 2, Sniper Elite v2, Aliens vs. Predator and Sleeping ...

Xbox One or PS4? Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory might help you decide

If you’re still in doubt about which next-gen console to buy don’t worry, The Big Bang Theory might help you out. During the latest episode of the popular TV series, main protagonist Sheldon Cooper is faced with the very same dilemma many console-war adepts have been debating over. The Indecision Amalgamation is the name of ...

Samsung achieves breakthrough with Graphene

Samsung researchers claim to have made a breakthrough, developing a technique for synthesizing graphene on a large scale. Graphene is an ultra-thin material of unusual strength and flexibility, it’s more conductive to electrical charge and heat than silicon. At the same time, it manages to be stronger than steel while still remaining flexible, therefore, graphene is ...

Fire TV: Amazon competes with Apple and Google

Amazon launched “Fire TV”, an internet-connected TV set-top box as it competes with Apple TV and Google’s Chromecast, to gain a share of the television market. It’s not the first time Amazon launched a hardware device, they’ve done something similar with the Amazon Kindle line. “It makes sense for Amazon to try to tie everything ...

HTC One M8 vs HTC One – New vs Old, Top-tier vs Affordable

HTC released an extremely popular and well-built phone last year in the form of the HTC One. It followed up on the model’s success this year, releasing an improved sequel, called the HTC One M8. It’s fresh out of the oven, and while the name certainly didn’t improve, the phone supposedly did. How much so, ...

Nokia Lumia 930 vs Huawei Ascend P7 – Reasonably priced underdogs

Two upcoming underdogs will try to make a dent in the smartphone market, mainly the Nokia Lumia 930, a phone targeted at European markets, and the Huawei Ascend P7, an underdog with a considerable growl. Which one of these looks better at a first glance? Nokia Lumia 930 – price  $599 (€435) The Nokia Lumia 930 ...

Nokia Lumia 1020 vs Nokia Lumia 1520 – Battle of cameras, prices and specs

Well, technically speaking, it’s more like a battle of cameras and specs, since both phones seem to cost around the same, more exactly $520-530 carrier-free. Nokia’s Lumia 1020 and Lumia 1520 are then, medium-budget phones. What do they bring to the table? Which one is worth picking up? How to they handle the competition? That’s ...

HTC One M8 vs Apple iPhone 5s vs Samsung Glaxy S5 – Comparing prices

With so many top brands releasing new phones in this period, we’re comparing the Apple iPhone 5S, the HTC One M8 and the Samsung Galaxy S5 to try and help with the shopping choices! HTC ONE M8 The HTC One M8 (or the HTC One 2, if you prefer) is one stunning looking phone. It’s ...