Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments see first on-year decline in 2016, says IDC

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market decreased 18% on year to 8.74 million units in 2016, the first year-on-year decline in Taiwan's smartphone market, according to data compiled by IDC......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMar 20th, 2017

HBO renews veteran comedies ‘Silicon Valley’ and ‘Veep’ for another year

No surprises here: Silicon Valley and Veep are both set to return in 2018. HBO has officially renewed the veteran comedy series, ordering Silicon Valley's fifth season and Veep's seventh. The post HBO renews veteran comedies ‘Silicon ValleyR.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News35 min. ago

The Bloom Foam in these Vivobarefoot sneakers is made with real algae

London-based Vivobarefoot announced a partnership with San Diego-based Bloom to create the first shoes made with algae. More precisely, the shoes use EVA foams made out of harvested algae biomass. The post The Bloom Foam in these Vivobarefoot sneaker.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News35 min. ago

Here"s how to watch the WWDC 2017 live-stream on June 5

WWDC 2017 will be televised... or, live-streamed to be more exact.Apple has confirmed that you will be able to live-stream the keynote for the Worldwide Developers Conference. Apple’s first event of the year is scheduled to kick off with a keyno.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News42 min. ago

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 review

Is this perhaps the best value Ryzen processor available on the market? We test and benchmark the six-core Ryzen 5 1600 (without the X). The 1600 will be tested and overclocked to see how much value you can squeeze out of this six-core and.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

Apple"s Jonathan Ive Says Immigration Vital For UK Firms

The UK must keep its doors open to top talent from around the world if its technology firms are to thrive, Apple's chief designer has told the BBC. An anonymous reader shares the article: Sir Jonathan Ive, who has just been appointed Chancellor of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Bits: Daily Report: AlphaGo Wins Again

In the second match of a three-game series on Thursday, the computer program beat the 19-year-old Chinese prodigy Ke Jie in the strategy board game Go......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Microsoft’s new live gaming channel Mixer takes aim at Twitch

Also today: DJI's new drone is extra handy, and some movie you may have heard of first came out 40 years ago today. The post Microsoft’s new live gaming channel Mixer takes aim at Twitch appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

GeForce GTX 970 & Radeon R9 390

Earlier this year we decided to dust off the venerable GTX 980 Ti along with the Radeon R9 Fury X to see how they were getting on it modern titles and what, if anything, had changed. Since then we've had loads of requests to create a simila.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

EwinRacing Champion Series Gaming Chair Review

Since reviewing our first gaming chair we’ve come to the realization that these things are not just hype. They actually are comfortable, offer better support than normal offer chairs, and let’s face it look pretty damn awesome too! Today.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

Asus Strix RX 570 @ LanOC Reviews

Well the Strix RX 570 isn’t the first RX 570 that has come into the office but it is the first Asus video card that we have had in a while. Today I want to check out what Asus is doing to set themselves apart from everyone else, compare th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

G.Skill"s KM570

G.Skill's KM570 puts an everything-you-need, nothing-you-don't board in the company's gaming-keyboard quiver. We tried out this distilled gaming board to see whether it has what it takes to stand out in a crowded field. ... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

HyperX Pulsefire FPS Mouse Review

Over the last few months, we have seen HyperX gradually enlarging its scope and manufacturing new products not typically associated with its brand. First was the award-winning Alloy FPS keyboard, and today we are looking at the company’s f.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

‘Dead Cells’: Our first take

‘Dead Cells’ is a Castlevania-inspired roguelike action platformer with a pinch of progression dash of ‘Dark Souls.’ Can it stand on its own or drown in its influences? The post ‘Dead Cells’: Our first take appeared first on Digit.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 54 min. ago

‘The New Mutants’ will be ‘horror movie’ set in X-Men universe, director says

The New Mutants director Josh Boone says the X-Men spinoff movie will be a horror film set within the same universe and we have an unconfirmed synopsis for the film now that hints at some of its scary elements. The post ‘The New Mutants’.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 54 min. ago

Bigfacebox, a Simple Way to Gigantify Your Head

Turn a box, a plastic lens, and some LEDs into a goofy-fun head magnifier. Read more on MAKE The post Bigfacebox, a Simple Way to Gigantify Your Head appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

Does the type of device you use affect your problem-solving skills? Study says yes

Research indicates using a smartphone instead of a computer makes us more utilitarian and less emotional in our decision-making, according to a recently published study in the journal Computers in Human Behavior. The post Does the type of device you.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 10 min. ago

First data from Juno shows strong magnetic field, massive polar storms

Unexpected features of gravity and magnetic fields provide new hints of interior. Enlarge / Jupiter's chaotic, cyclone-filled poles. (credit: J.E.P. Connerney et al., Science) It's hard to imagine that the Solar System's biggest planet, which.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 18 min. ago

Nvidia"s new generation of powerful GeForce GTX Battlebox PCs finally embraces AMD

Nvidia’s taking another stab at its “GeForce GTX Battlebox” PC concept, and for the first time, AMD’s finally inside—though obviously not Radeon.Boutique system builders craft Battlebox PCs to minimum specifications laid out by Nvidia. T.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News4 hr. 10 min. ago

Apple hires New York Magazine executive editor to aid war on fake news

The fight against fake news is causing social networking sites and news aggregators to develop practices to keep their users better informed. Apple has strengthened its efforts by hiring Lauren Kern as its first editor-in-chief. The post Apple hires.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 10 min. ago

‘The Culling’ brings ‘Battle Royale’-style action to the Xbox One on June 2

The Culling, a survival multiplayer game similar to the film Battle Royale, will hit Xbox One for the first time through Xbox One Preview on June 2. The game was previously only available on PC. The post ‘The Culling’ brings ‘Battle.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 10 min. ago