Acer and Asustek will not be killed off
Published in News
Friday, 13 November 2015 11:26

Acer and Asustek will not be killed off


Chairman hits back at IDC’s doom predictions


Acer boss Stan Shih has dismissed IDC predictions that Acer, Asustek might be killed off by the declining PC market.

Samsung unveils second generation FinFET Exynos 8890
Published in Processors


Octa core 14nm Cat 12 LTE modem

Samsung has officially unveiled its second generation FinFET processor and dubbed it Exynos 8890.

Qualcomm is in trouble
Published in Processors
Monday, 09 November 2015 13:52

Qualcomm is in trouble


Sinking as Mediatek grows  

Last week’s Qualcomm results confirmed what Wall Street had suspected for a while – Qualcomm is in trouble.

Samsung in a Spin
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 05 November 2015 12:38

Samsung in a Spin


Two Ultra HD notebooks

After not doing much on the notebook front this year, Samsung has just released two ultra-hd models.

Jim Keller was not a big fan of K12
Published in Processors
Thursday, 05 November 2015 10:50

Jim Keller was not a big fan of K12


Exclusive: Zen drive more important

Legendary, now ex AMD chief engineer Jim Keller was not a fan of the ARM-based K12 and sidelined it in favour of Zen development.

Tablet venders try to get specific
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 02 November 2015 13:05

Tablet venders try to get specific


Might save the Tablet industry

Tablet venders are rethinking the model away from the law laid down by Steve Jobs which decreed they needed to be big smartphones which cannot make a call.

Smartphone sales growth drops to six year low
Published in Mobiles


Strategy Analytics says it has not been this bad since 2009.


Global smartphone sales are slowing down and while the Tame Apple Press is ignoring that even Jobs’ Mob is being effected, it seems that the industry is as bad as it was in 2009.

Galaxy 5 is the Dutch police’s new weapon of choice
Published in Mobiles


Can tap police database

Dutch coppers have been issued Galaxy S5’s as part of their basic kit.

Chinese foundries developing FinFET rival
Published in Processors
Friday, 30 October 2015 10:14

Chinese foundries developing FinFET rival


Slimming down with Ultra-Thin Body processes

Chinese foundries are ignoring FinFET technology and are developing Fully Depleted Silicon-on-Insulator (FD-SOI), or also called Ultra-Thin Body (UTB), processes for wafer production.

Samsung officially announces 18.4-inch Galaxy View tablet
Published in Mobiles


18.4-inch tablet with low pixel density

After plenty of rumors, Samsung has now officially announced its 18.4-inch Galaxy View tablet.