Quip aims to renew cross-platform document collaboration
Published in News


An efficient yet notable editing suite based on Google's Protocol Buffers

In 2013, two bright individuals in Silicon Valley put their intuitions together and brainstormed some ideas to address the growing need for on-the-go document collaboration between mobile groups of coworkers and acquaintances. A few cross-platform services like Evernote appealed to While a few market leaders had already developed some novel open-source and proprietary methods in the past, they were often too expensive on one hand, or didn't offer real-time communication on the other.

Intel convinces Mobile boss to stay
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 11:55

Intel convinces Mobile boss to stay


Modem conspiracy theories quashed

Aicha Evans, the head of Intel's wireless group has been convinced to remain part of Chipzilla after announcing she was going to quit a week ago.

EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 13:29

EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges


Do not pass go, to not collect $200

As we expected the EU has finally waded into Google for “abusing” its dominant position in the smartphone market by forcing device makers to adopt certain apps.

Desktop use declining
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 11:16

Desktop use declining


Another reason for fewer PC sales

While many have pointed to PC sales slumping because they are lasting longer, there are some numbers which suggest that people are not using their desktops so much.

Windows 10 mobile works on Snapdragon 820
Published in Processors


No reason for any delays


Microsoft has just issued some documentation which suggests that Windows 10 Mobile already supports the Snapdragon 820 chipset and the unannounced Snapdragon 830.

Three surface phones rumoured
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 13:21

Three surface phones rumoured


But not until 2017

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which suggests that Microsoft is going to bring out three Surface smartphones, but not until 2017.

Intel releases i7-6660U
Published in Processors
Monday, 21 March 2016 13:49

Intel releases i7-6660U


Low powered Skylake-U

Chipzilla has quietly added a new mobile chip to its pricelist.

AMD has not given up on mobile GPU
Published in Graphics
Friday, 18 March 2016 13:09

AMD has not given up on mobile GPU


But only in the right circumstances


Raja Koduri, senior vice president and chief architect of AMD's Radeon Technologies Group has said that the outift is open to making a graphics processor for mobile devices but only in select circumstances.

Samsung builds 256GB embedded memory
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 11:46

Samsung builds 256GB embedded memory


Coming to a high end phone near you

Samsung has announced a 256GB embedded memory chip which is expected to provide all the storeage you smart phone can need.

Xiaomi gets on its bike
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 12:15

Xiaomi gets on its bike


Who needs mobiles?


In an unusual sideline to its make products smartphone maker Xiaomi is getting into making bicycles.