Quad-core big.LITTLE running Android 5.0
MediaTek has struck a deal with Google to power the first UHD TV platform for Android TV. The company has some new silicon for smart tellies and plans to demonstrate Android TV at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Bringing 14nm to the masses
Intel’s Broadwell has been in the works for quite some time and the Core M series is about to be reinforced by mainstream notebook parts.
34 inches of gaming goodness
LG is wishing AMD fans a very happy New Year with a curved 34-inch monitor garnished with AMD FreeSync technology.
Higher clocks, lower voltages
AMD could use GlobalFoundries’ 28nm Super High-Performance (28SHP) node for upcoming GPUs.
Post-CES launch slated for January 22
Nvidia is expected to launch the mid-range Geforce GTX 960 next month.
North Korea was right – it’s a terrible movie
Sony Entertainment decided to release The Interview yesterday, pushing it out on several online platforms in North America. As expected, the movie quickly ended up on torrent sites.
FutureSource predicts 72% CAGR
Demand for ultra-high definition (UDH or 4K) television sets is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 72% thru 2018.
Investigating patent infringement claims
The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) is investigating complaints filed by Samsung against Nvidia.
30-40m units this year
MediaTek is expected to end the year on a high note, having shipped between 30 and 40 million LTE enabled smartphone chips.