Foxconn primary iPhone manufacturing plant goes up in flames
Published in News


Fire is contained for now

Last night at Foxconn’s main manufacturing plant in Zhengzhou, east-central China, a large fire broke out spanning several floors of the building and prompting an emergency evacuation procedure.

Qualcomm denies Snapdragon 820 breathes fire
Published in Processors
Thursday, 12 November 2015 08:03

Qualcomm denies Snapdragon 820 breathes fire


Executives firefight a hot-topic

Four Qualcomm VPs and execs absolutely denied that its new Snapdragon 820 was suffering from any thermal issues.

Amazon's US $49.99 Fire tablet launched
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 17 September 2015 17:28

Amazon's US $49.99 Fire tablet launched


7-inch tablet with quad-core 1.3GHz SoC

In addition to the two new Fire HD tablets, Amazon has unveiled its newest budget tablet, the 7-inch Amazon Fire.

Qualcomm wants Snapdragons in drones
Published in Processors
Friday, 11 September 2015 12:28

Qualcomm wants Snapdragons in drones


Firebreathing flying snapdragons

Chipmaker Qualcomm has created a board designed for consumer drones and robotics applications.

Snapdragon 820 chipset does not have heat problem
Published in Processors


Its mother had it tested

A research director at IHS Technology has found the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset does not have the same heating problems as the 810.

Thursday, 11 October 2012 11:12

Nintendo claims Wii U production not impacted

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Factory fire at assembly plant means nothing

Friday, 16 December 2011 12:25

Amazon claims Kindles sell like hot cakes

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1 million weekly, third week running

Wednesday, 07 December 2011 12:45

Amazon in hot water over Kindle Fire

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That should be steam

Wednesday, 16 November 2011 12:19

Amazon tablet torn down

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It has the heart of a PlayBook

Friday, 03 September 2010 11:53

Toshiba recalls 41,000 flaming laptops

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T130 Satellites have burnt two