HiSilicon Kirin 930 SoC points to a new trend
Published in Processors

Huawei’s first 16nm part has potential

Huawei launched the oversized MediaPad X2 at the Mobile World Congress, and while we’re not sold on the idea of tablet phones, we are impressed by what’s under the bonnet. 

MediaTek to reap benefits of Chinese smartphone push
Published in Mobiles

More brands expanding westward, using MT products

MediaTek stands to gain big if Chinese phonemakers gain a foothold in western markets. 

China’s console policy should help AMD
Published in News
Thursday, 12 March 2015 08:18

China’s console policy should help AMD

In the long run at least

China’s decision to lift an age old ban on the sale of game consoles is bound to benefit AMD in the long run. 

ZTE and Huawei jump value phablet bandwagon
Published in Mobiles

Cheap 5.5-inchers are the new black

A number of phonemakers have rolled out very affordable phablets over the past couple of months, and the trend is spearheaded by Chinese brands. 

Cringe worthy Apple Watch pricing is official
Published in Wearables

Five figures for edition models

The Apple Watch is officially coming on April 24th, with prices starting at $349 and going up to, uhm, $17,000. 

Alcatel and Wiko bring some French charm to MWC
Published in Mobiles

Affordable yet stylish mid-rangers

Alcatel OneTouch and Wiko may not be premium brands eager to take on heavyweights in the high-end segment, but they did introduce a number of compelling mid-range products at MWC. 

AMD LiquidVR to deliver new virtual reality capabilities
Published in Graphics

More about software than hardware?

AMD Liquid VR is not a retail product – it is an initiative to develop and deliver the best Virtual Reality (VR) experience in the industry.

Huawei to aggressively target US market
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 07:50

Huawei to aggressively target US market

Gloves off

Huawei is planning to win over the hearts and minds of US consumers with a big marketing campaign this year. 

Cyanogen announces partnership with Qualcomm
Published in Mobiles

Coming to Qualcomm reference designs

While it may have been overshadowed by MWC product announcements, Cyanogen’s partnership with Qualcomm could be a big deal in the long run. 

Sony rolls out Xperia M4 Aqua
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 02 March 2015 09:16

Sony rolls out Xperia M4 Aqua

Water resistant mid-ranger

Sony has launched the Xperia M4 Aqua, a slim and stylish mid-range smartphone with IP68 certification.