Verizon claims it will offer 5G this year
Published in News
Thursday, 23 February 2017 12:06

Verizon claims it will offer 5G this year


Jumping the gun

Verizon Communications claims it will be offering its high-speed wireless 5G network to certain customers in 11 U.S. cities in the first half of 2017.

Xiaomi to release its own chip next week
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 12:02

Xiaomi to release its own chip next week


Pinecone ready


Xiaomi has sent out invitations for the product launch for its in-house developed Pinecone CPUs and  entry-level to mid-range smartphones.

3G phones piling up
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 13:44

3G phones piling up


Can’t shift them any more


It is starting to look like customers are giving up on 3G phones, even in India where they are cheap reliable work horses which normally get a signal.

Nintendo returns to profit
Published in News
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 10:55

Nintendo returns to profit


But sees trouble ahead


Former playing card maker Nintendo has managed to make its first profit in four quarters thanks to its mobile gaming division.

Android Super Mario Run available in March
Published in Games
Thursday, 19 January 2017 12:09

Android Super Mario Run available in March


Still as expensive as the iOS version

The former maker of playing cards and consoles with a urine branding theme, Nintendo, has told the Android world that they will get a version of Super Mario Run in March.

Nvidia goes official with mobile GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti
Published in Graphics


Coming to notebooks with higher clocks

Although we have already had most of the details thanks to an earlier leak, Nvidia has now officially unveiled its new mainstream notebook GPUs, the Geforce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile and the GTX 1050 Mobile.

Oculus splits into Mobile and PC
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 12:00

Oculus splits into Mobile and PC


Co-founder heads to PC

Brendan Iribe, co-founder of Oculus, is no longer the CEO of the company he created with Palmer Luckey four years ago.

Nvidia GTX 1050 Mobile coming at CES 2017
Published in Graphics
Friday, 02 December 2016 14:29

Nvidia GTX 1050 Mobile coming at CES 2017


Notebooks with GP107 GPU

According to the latest reports, Nvidia might unveil its new GTX 1050 Mobile graphics card at CES 2017.

Qualcomm leads mobile industry to 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 20 November 2016 14:08

Qualcomm leads mobile industry to 10nm


CPUs and GPUs are on 14/16 nm

Keith Kressin, a Qualcomm senior vice president, product management, reminded us how the world changed in the last ten years and that the mobile industry leads the transition to smaller manufacturing nodess. With Snapdragon 835 being the first 10nm, the mobile SoC with Qualcomm on helm takes the lead beating CPU and GPU industry to a new manufacturing node.

OnePlus 3T will get Snapdragon 821
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 12:35

OnePlus 3T will get Snapdragon 821


OnePlus 3 will not be the first after all


While there have been suggestions that OnePlus will release an updated version of the OnePlus 3 smartphone with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, it looks like it has launched with the less interesting 820.