Samsung to begin production of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820
Published in News


Using new second-gen 14nm FinFET low-power plus (LPP) process

On Thursday, Samsung announced it has begun mass production of the company’s second-generation 14nm 3D FinFET low-power plus (LPP) process technology.

TP-Link unveils 802.11ad Talon AD7200 router at CES 2016
Published in Network


7200Mbps over 2.4GHz, 5GHz and 60GHz

TP-Link brought the world's first 802.11ad WiGig router to CES 2016 show floor, the TP-Link Talon AD7200, which looks rather interesting with its eight foldable antennas.

Mother of Snapdragons choses Samsung
Published in Processors
Thursday, 14 January 2016 11:13

Mother of Snapdragons choses Samsung


Qualcomm knifes TSMC

Qualcomm's long running partnership with TSMC appears to be grinding to a halt after the chipmaker chose rival Samsung to make its coming flagship mobile chip.

Qualcomm & TDK team up on wireless compontents
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 12:57

Qualcomm & TDK team up on wireless compontents


Spending $3 billion

Chipmaker Qualcomm and TDK have formed a $3 billion joint venture to supply key components and modules used to communicate wirelessly with devices like smartphones, drones, robots and Internet of things.

Qualcomm wants to know which rat squealed to the watchdogs
Published in Processors


Applies for court documents

Qualcomm is very interested who ratted it out to the Korean anti-trust authroities and has asked seven of its major customers and rivals to hand over the paperwork of what they told the watchdogs.

Qualcomm announces a Snapdragon for cars
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 06 January 2016 11:04

Qualcomm announces a Snapdragon for cars


Snapdragon 820 Automotive family puts mobile under your bonnet

Qualcomm has told the assorted throngs at CES about a new Snapdragon 820 Automotive family of products. It will come in two flavours – a standard 820A and an 820Am that adds an LTE modem.

Snapdragon 820 Successor drops its custom core
Published in Processors


Exclusive: It will use ARM Cortex

Fudzilla has confirmed that the Kryo core might be the last custom developed CPU core from Qualcomm, at least for now.

Xiaomi rumoured to make its own processors
Published in Processors
Thursday, 31 December 2015 12:14

Xiaomi rumoured to make its own processors


We can't see why

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Xiaomi is about to make its own processors.

Samsung, LG and Xiaomi gets Snapdragon 820
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 25 December 2015 10:33

Samsung, LG and Xiaomi gets Snapdragon 820


Others to follow

Our industry sources are certain that Samsung, LG and Xiaomi will drive the most volume to its Snapdragon 820 sales. 

Nvidia loses out in court cases
Published in Processors
Thursday, 24 December 2015 11:26

Nvidia loses out in court cases


Should not have really tried it

Nvidia is probably regretting its moves to turn into a patent troll last year as they appear to have backfired terribly.