AMD announces good Q2 2017
Published in Processors


Stocks jumps 9.85 percent

AMD has announced its Q2 2017 results and they are a bit better than Wall Street expected with $1.22 billion revenue versus an expected $1.16 billion.

AMD selling MXM GPUs to miners
Published in Graphics


At the right quality and price

There is no doubt that AMD GPU profits are coming from bitcoin miners and AMD is taking advantage of this sudden interest. 

Snapdragon 836 to debut with Pixel 2
Published in Mobiles


About 10 percent faster

A few chaps are implying that Note 8 might be the first phone to have an updated and faster Snapdragon 836, but we learned that Pixel 2 is more likely the one. 

San Marino to get 5G in late 2018
Published in Mobiles


Europe’s first

Telecom Italia is promising that the Republic of San Marino is going to be the first 5G State in Europe. The plan will increase the power of the infrastructure, and the first “small cells” will be installed in the principal streets and piazzas around San Marino's historical centre.

Radeon 500 GPU shortage continues
Published in Graphics


Ethereum mining craze is still on

The GPU shortage currently mainly affects the Radeon 500 series and especially the 580 and 570 cards. These are the best for mining Ethereum right now with Geforce GTX 1060 as a good alternative. 

Apple looking to increase Qualcomm modem orders
Published in Mobiles


Intel missing Gigabit secret sauce in 2017

Our well-informed sources are whispering that Apple might order more Qualcomm 4G modems for the upcoming iPhone compared to the orders for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. 

Roaming in EU is dead and works great
Published in Mobiles


First hand experience

It took EU and its legislators years to get rid of roaming charges and today, we can say that EU is one of the biggest mobile markets in the world connecting close to 512 million people. 

Snapdragon 450 gets 14 nm to the mid tier
Published in Mobiles


Dual camera, faster A53 and Adreno 506

Qualcomm has four different phone tiers - the Snapdragon 800 as a premium tier, Snapdragon 600 for a high-end tier, Snapdragon 400 for a mid-tier and Qualcomm 200 mobile platform as an entry level tier. 

New Geforce will be incremental
Published in Graphics


Clock is tocking not ticking 

The upcoming Geforce GPU architecture will be more incremental than revolutionary as Nvidia appears to be using Intel’s tick-tock strategy. 

AMD's Zen 2 and Zen 3 7nm are in the pipe
Published in Processors


Mark Papermaster confirms

One thing that you need to think about after the launch of the Zen and EPYC is that the company's CTO is claiming that Zen 2 will continue as a success story.