Qualcomm has 40 automotive modem designs
Published in News


President Derek Aberle confirms

Qualcomm had an IoT event in San Francisco yesterday and the company wanted to talk a bit more about IoT, also known as Internet of Things. They started off with a catchy phrase - Internet of Hype to Internet of Everything. 

MediaTek Helio X20 is a 20nm deca-core chip
Published in Processors


Samples in Q3, products in early 2016

MediaTek is definitely becoming a major player that managed to change quite a few things in the smartphone SoC market. 

AMD testing FinFET chips
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 07 May 2015 10:38

AMD testing FinFET chips


GPU and CPU 
Production in 2016 

When AMD's Fiji GPU launches shortly after Computex and before the end of Q2 2015, we should see a bit more details regarding AMD's FinFET chips.

AMD's Greenland gets FinFET
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 07 May 2015 10:38

AMD's Greenland gets FinFET


Will be ready by 2016

Greenland, which will succeed the soon to be launched Fiji GPU, will be served up with FinFET technology next year. 

Oculus Rift CV1 consumer comes in Q1 2016
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 21:58

Oculus Rift CV1 consumer comes in Q1 2016


Company sets the date

Facebook Oculus has finally set the date for its Oculus Rift Consumer Version 1. It will be shipping to retail/e-tail in Q1 2016.

AMD's  HBM still a bit of a mystery
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 21:30

AMD's HBM still a bit of a mystery


Next year HBM 2.0 but no name yet 

AMD teases its audience with the new HBM High Bandwidth Memory product that is supposed to come soon.

Zen is 40 percent faster than Excavator
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 21:04

Zen is 40 percent faster than Excavator


2016, FinFET 14nm product

AMD is in the middle of the financial conference call and update where Lisa Su, Mark Papermaster and a few others are talking about AMD between now and 2017. 

Nvidia winds down Icera modem business
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 11:54

Nvidia winds down Icera modem business


Leaving the LTE business

Nvidia is winding down its Icera modem operation in the second quarter of fiscal 2016 and exiting the LTE business.

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro launches tomorrow
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 11:32

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro launches tomorrow


Snapdragon 810 with 5.7" 2560 x 1440 IPS LCD

Xiaomi is China's biggest phone manufacturer and the company is growing at the incredible rate. So are its phones.

MediaTek CorePilot 2.0 speaks CPU, GPU too
Published in Processors


Maximizes device performance and power efficiency

MediaTek became definitely a breath of fresh air in the mobile SoC arena a few years back.