Qualcomm demonstrates 1Gbps X16 modem
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 25 February 2016 12:07

Qualcomm demonstrates 1Gbps X16 modem


Reaches 980 Mbps+ speeds

Qualcomm is having a good year when it comes to the high end products with both Samung and LG basing their Flagships on Snapdragon 820 and 600 Mbps X12 modem.Now the company has demonstrated its X16 modem that can reach 1Gbps speeds

MediaTek introduces Helio P20
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 10:38

MediaTek introduces Helio P20


16nm PDDR4X and eight A53 at 2.3GHz


Sony showcased its zero bezel Xperia XA with Helio P10 at the Mobile World Congress today along with its next generation mainstream processor the Helio P20.

Vevo launching a video subscription service
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Friday, 19 February 2016 10:27

Vevo launching a video subscription service


Waving a fist at YouTube Red

Vevo is completely ad supported, but according to Vevo's CEO Erik Huggers this is about to change as the outfit launches a video subscription service.

Samsung to launch phone upgrade plan on March 11
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Calls it Galaxy Club

Whatever Apple has in its latest model and Samsung Galaxy is missing, will be present in the next generation of Galaxy smartphones and the launch of the Galaxy Club phone upgrade service just confirms this.

Nvidia has 20 to 25 million powered cars in the pipeline
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Nvidia's automotive future is bright

After 23 and a half years of trying, Nvidia finally became a 5 billion dollar revenue company. This is a great result considering that all PC-oriented companies are suffering from the PC market decline. Now the company has 20 to 25 million cars that will ship with Nvidia technology inside.

Dual Pascal-based self-driving car coming from Volvo next year
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DRIVE PX 2 test driven in Sweden in 2017

Buried deep in Nvidia's financial Q4 2016 earnings call was a brief referecmce to the company's Automotive division, which made Nvidia a record $93 million in Q4, up 18 percent sequentially, and up 68 percent year-over-year. There is also a mention that Volvo will be the first manufacturer to take Nvidia's dual Pascal-based DRIVE PX 2 platform for a ride in Sweden.

Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu goes global
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Thursday, 18 February 2016 10:23

Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu goes global


Fastest Ubuntu based phone

The Meizu PRO 5, which already had powerful hardware including the Samsung Exynos 7420 octa-core processor, now comes in what is being billed as the fastest Ubuntu flavour.

Sony's Exmor RS IMX318 sensor launched
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Wednesday, 17 February 2016 09:32

Sony's Exmor RS IMX318 sensor launched


Provides the industry's smallest unit pixel at 1.0 µm

Sony has announced its new Exmor RS IMX318 sensor and claims it is the world's first sensor with a unit cell size of 1.0 µm × 1.0 µm. At the same time it is small at 6.858mm (1/2.6") and supports 22.5 megapixels.

Zopo Speed 8 to launch at MWC 2016
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Tuesday, 16 February 2016 10:35

Zopo Speed 8 to launch at MWC 2016


Helio X20 with 4GB RAM

With the Mobile World Congress is just around the corner, word has leaked out that some Chinese manufacturers are planning to launch a clutch of Helio X20 phones at the show.

Huawei P9 phone has Kirin 955
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Tuesday, 16 February 2016 10:06

Huawei P9 phone has Kirin 955


16nm FinFet plus 2.5Ghz 5.2 inch phone

Huawei is working on a Huawei P9 flagship phone that has a 5.2 Full HD 1920x1980 display and 2.5Ghz Kirin 955 SoC.