Remember Facebook Home? It was one of the most ambitious projects Facebook has ever done, a way to make Facebook the centre of your Android experience. That didn’t work out too well for them though, and it seems that the team behind the project has been dismantled: I think the whole project (plus the introduction of the Facebook Phone by HTC back then) was doomed from the start; the whole idea never caught on with the public. Some ideas did manage to spill to other projects, like the chat heads featured on Facebook Messenger at the moment, but don’t expect...
Ah, the world of graphics… never a dull moment. AMD’s Mantle shook up the PC gaming platform when it was introduced some time ago, and since then more and more developers (right now 47 of them) are pledging support to the API. Now it seems Intel itself wants to see what the fuss is about.
Graphene is considered to be the wonder super material of the future; it’s unique properties are exciting and will change our everyday lives in many ways. Scientists are still actively working on its properties, mind you; so things are optimistic about its usage.
When NVIDIA introduced the Geforce GTX TITAN-Z, everyone gasped at their price – after all, $3000 consumer graphics cards are not a sight you see every day. Media coverage has been a bit sparse, since NVIDIA didn’t actually have many review samples available.
The new version of Surface was announced to much fanfare a few weeks ago, but Surface 2 is still a very capable tablet / PC with less than a year on its back. It’s getting cheaper too.