MediaTek Labs Partners with Startupbootcamp
Published in Wearables

Helping IoT and Smart Data Startups

MediaTek labs and Startupbootcamp Internet of Things and Data will help others make a next-gen Internet of Things (IoT) products including demoing, prototyping, production, creating business models and investors for it.

HTC A9 phone revealed
Published in Mobiles

Probably contains MediaTek Helio P10  

The first pictures of HTC's new Hero, which is expected in October, have been leaked onto the web and we have good reasons to think it might have a MediaTek chip under the bonnet.

MediaTek has IoT, automotive aspirations
Published in Wearables

Acquisitions possible, seeking Japanese partners 

The market is definitely changing. MediaTek made a lot of money on its smartphone SoC sales, but the company is looking beyond that. They now have clear IoT and Automotive market aspirations.

Pre-rooted UMI Emax Rootjoy phablet reviewed
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Review: Good battery, nice spec, unimpressive software 

Chinese smartphone maker UMI has been around for a few years, and some westerners may be familiar with the company’s ultrathin Zero handset, or some of its fancy accessories, like stylish headphones.

LinkIt smart home enables inexpensive home automation
Published in Wearables

Monitor and see everything in the cloud

During the last few quarters, we heard repeatedly how everything has to be connected and that the Internet of Things (IoT) might become a $36 billon market by 2020. Home automation has to be a big part of that cake.

MediaTek labs' autonomous robots track objects
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Inexpensive solution for Makers robots

Everything is about Robots these days and Intel, MediaTek and many platform manufacturers are trying to find a way into the market.

Why the HTC One M9+ was pulled from Holland
Published in Mobiles

Lack of 4G 20 band affected two carriers

Last week the HTC One M9+ was pulled from sales in the Netherlands, but not from rest of the Europe leaving many people puzzled.

Mlais M7 Plus has better hardware
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5.5 inch 1.7GHz Octa core and a great camera for $179.99

Mlais is a company that brought a few extremely good phones for the price which we accidently discovered. It turns out that the company plans a successor to M7, simply called Mlais M7 Plus. 

MediaTek says Helio P10 to thinner 5000 mAh phones
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Helio is it MAh you are looking for?

MediaTek has announced a P10 mainstream chip with the original title "Helio P10" which runs on a thinner 5000 mAh battery than any mainstream phone near you. 

Lenovo K3 Note review exposes excellent all-rounder
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Review: If only Lenovo would market phones in the West…

The Lenovo K3 Note is yet another budget phablet designed for Asian markets, but like many of its competitors, it certainly has a lot of appeal worldwide.