Qualcomm has a wireless charger for cars
Published in Wearables


3.3kW possible, like Nissan Leaf 

We had a chance to see some nice demos from Qualcomm at the IoT event and one of the most impressive one was a Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid that could charge wirelessly. This device needs more technology than a wireless mobile phone charging. . 

MediaTek Labs IoT webinar kicks off on the May 28th
Published in Wearables


Free for developers, online

MediaTek Labs is planning to host a series of webinars in order to developers to the world of MediaTek Labs and LinkIt.

Android 5.1.1 OTA hitting Nexuses
Published in Mobiles


Nexus 4, 5, 7 and 9 on the list

A 400MB update is coming to the Nexus 9 WiFi version and this update will get the tablet to Android 5.1.1. We hear that it should make this tablet a bit faster. 

Oculus has Rift event on June 11th
Published in Graphics


5 days ahead of E3

Oculus has already showed rendered pictures of the next Rift and the company even talked about a possible launch date in early 2016. 

AMD's ARM plans pushed to speed up Zen X86 introduction
Published in Processors


Zen can reboot server business for AMD

Many have noticed that AMD had pushed the plans to introduce its Skylake processors in 2015. This was supposed to unify the ARM and X86 processors from AMD in the same socket. 

VR units like Oculus, Re Vive to cost close to $1,000
Published in Wearables


Expensive technology

Now there is another player in the Virtual Reality arena and it goes under the name FOVE. 

Qualcomm claims 120 million smart connected designs
Published in Wearables


Internet of Things everywhere

Qualcomm has been trying to define  the internet of things market well beyond just smart watches.

AMD Fiji aims at $849 retail price
Published in Graphics


4GB first, 8GB to follow

Our well informed sources are telling us that Fiji is not going to be the cheapest chip on the market.  

Qualcomm to tackle car infotainment market in 2016
Published in News


Modems are not enough

We had a chance to speak with the head of Qualcomm’s automotive business unit, and we had a chance to see a prototype of a Cadillac powered with a lot of Qualcomm technology.

Oculus needs Radeon R9 290, Geforce GTX 970 or higher
Published in Graphics


Lots of GPU power needed

Oculus Rift is coming as a commercial device in 2016, and this might be one of the hottest VR products next year. However, its appeal will be limited to high-end gamers.