Going cheap, very cheap
Intel officially announced the first batch of SoFIA products earlier this year, promising to deliver them sometime in the second quarter. The first products appear to be trickling out, with no fanfare or hype.
Tim Cook, we salute you
The Apple Watch has a bill of material (BOM) cost of just over $80, which is not bad for a device retailing at $350+.
Fire-breathing Snapdragon fails to keep up
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 became a subject of controversy even before it shipped in commercial devices, and new research illustrates what caused the issues.
50% more efficient than Cortex-A15 on same node
ARM has revealed a few interesting figures about the upcoming Cortex-A72 core, promising to deliver exceptional efficiency and performance.
China fine to blame
Qualcomm’s quarterly profit is down 46% and the chipmaker has missed analysts’ already pessimistic forecasts.
New sources confirm old rumour
It appears that rumours of Qualcomm’s plans to ditch TSMC in favour of Samsung were spot on.
Worse than expected
TSMC has released Q2 sales guidance, missing the mark and disappointing many analysts.
Ultraslim, all-metal design
Huawei’s new Ascend P8 is official, with a 6.4mm thin metal body and chamfered edges.
Thanks but no thanks
Qualcomm has issued a statement in response to an idea floated by Jana Partners a couple of days ago.