Yet another delay from Intel puts Broadwell-E behind schedule

Intel is having major troubles in keeping up with the launch schedule for Broadwell. The company is already a year behind for the desktop launch and now new reports from VR-Zone link to delays in mass production for Broadwell-E as well. Intel is finding it hard to keep up with its Tick Tock strategy resulting in mixed launches of Skylake and Broadwell in 2015 and 2016 as well.

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NVIDIA drops GeForce GTX Titan Z to $1500

NVIDIA launched their top-end GeForce GTX Titan Z earlier this year. It was their most expensive graphics card ever at $3000. That price is outrageous for gamers by any standard however the GTX Titan Z was not really made for gamers. NVIDIA’s actual market for this beast was CUDA developers who could use the horsepower. However, being a GeForce GTX series graphics card, it was often weighed in the gamer’s scale where the $1500 AMD Radeon R9 295X2 was a much better choice.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan Z

Mobilink reaches 1 million 3G subcribers; fastest growing network in Pakistan

Mobilink 3G customers have reached 1 million mark rendering it as the fasted growing 3G service in Pakistan. Mobilink hit the 1 million mark within 90 days of commercial launch which is the fastest uptake of 3G services of any cellular operator in Pakistan. Mobilink’s 3G services were launched in July this year and continue to provide high-speed internet to customers in 12 cities of Pakistan and counting.

President and CEO Mobilink, Jeffrey Hedberg (right) with senior management of Mobilink celebrating 1 Million 3G Customers

Samsung intros Galaxy Note 4 & Galaxy Note Edge

Press Release – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the expansion of its flagship Galaxy Note series with the new Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. Blending an evolved S Pen with a superior viewing experience, the Galaxy Note 4 provides users with the most unique and powerful mobile experience on the market.

Nokia Lumia 730 now available in Pakistan

Press Release – Microsoft Devices Pakistan announced the availability of the Lumia 730 Dual SIM in Pakistan. With a wide angle front facing camera, affordable price tag, and sleek, pocketable style featured alongside integrated Microsoft experiences, Lumia 730 lets people easily capture and share more of what they want.

The Lumia 730 combines a slim, vibrant style with powerful performance to create an uncompromised smartphone experience. Alongside Dual SIM 3G support, the Lumia 730 provides outstanding personalization brought by Windows Phone 8.1 to deliver memorable Skype video calls with the wide-angle front-facing camera. People can share more of the world around them, or bring more family and friends into a call. People can also take unbeatable selfies with the Full HD 5MP front facing camera, and quickly and easily share to social networks like Facebook and Instagram. With a focal length of 24mm, Lumia 730 front facing camera captures more of the scene, ensuring people never cut out another member of the group or miss an unbelievable background during a selfie.

Nokia Lumia 730

Intel Skylake IGP specifications surface

Intel is expected to release the Skylake architecture sometime in 2015 however their details have already started slipping out. We don’t know much about the upcoming architecture apart from the fact that it will be based on 14nm manufacturing process and will launch with new socket (LGA 1151) as well as new chipsets codenamed Sunrise Point (Z170/H170). We’ve had knowledge about the integrated graphics of Skylake as well as the fact that Intel will introduce GT4e IGP with eDRAM however we did not know specifications of the new IGPs which are now leaked.

Intel Skylake IGP