First spotted at Computex 2014 last June, the X99 Extreme4 motherboard is now the world's first Windows 8.1-certified motherboard with Intel X99 chipset, according to ASRock's claim. The board is compatible with Intel Haswell-E CPUs and DDR4 RAMs.
In anticipation of the arrival of Intel Haswell-E CPUs and X99-based motherboards, ADATA launched the Premier series of DDR4 2133 Unbuffered memory modules. ADATA previously demonstrated its DDR4 memory modules at Computex 2014 in June.
A new addition to Alcatel's growing line of Android smartphones, the 5-inch OneTouch Idol X+ boasts an eight-core processor within its 7.9mm-thin profile.
NVIDIA, in partnership with Cherry Mobile, launched the Tegra Note 7 tablet in the Philippines. The event that happened last Saturday was open to the public at the Cyberzone activity area of SM City North EDSA.
MediaTek announced its next-generation octa-core chip, namely the MT6795. It uses a 64-bit computing architecture and readily supports 4G LTE and 2K displays. Smartphones and tablets using the MT6795 are expected to arrive by the end of 2014.
Oracle's new Sun Server X4-4 and Sun Server X4-8 are powered by Intel's Xeon E7-8895 v2 processor. These x86 servers are designed to optimally run Oracle Database, Oracle Linux, and Oracle Solaris, making them ideal for data analytics and virtualization deployments.
Samsung revealed its newest processors - an Exynos ModAP integrates the LTE modem into a single chipset and an advanced image signal processor. It seems like these processors might be features on the upcoming Galaxy Note 4.
The ASUS VivoPC M40 and M60 are now available in the Philippines through Octagon and Villman. These minimalist PCs come with a stylish casing, support Wi-Fi 802.11ac, and feature ASUS SonicMaster audio technology.
Gigabyte has expanded its Brix lineup of Mini-PCs by introducing the Brix Gaming PC kit. Equipped with a 4th generation Intel Core processor and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 GPU, this PC system promises to deliver powerful computing performance in spite of its small size.
Xiaomi's flagship Mi3 smartphone is anticipated to arrive in the country soon. But apart from the Mi 3, another Mi product which consumers should look at is the Redmi Note. With an SRP of CNY 999 (approx. PhP 7,030), it might be the next most affordable octa-core smartphone in the market.