Qualcomm Self-Organizing Network is the future of Wi-Fi
Published in Network


SON solves end user troubles

I still remember plugging the first 802.11a wireless card in my laptop and walking around the student’s dorm while I was streaming a movie. It was quite clear back then, more than a decade ago, that Wi-Fi would become ubiquitous. Now Qualcomm has solved a problem that has bothered people for a long time, they came out with a SON, a network that will self-organize and bring  real plug and play to homes and offices.

Samsung working on 10nm SoC
Published in Mobiles


Leak optimistically suggest Exynos 8895 at 4GHz

Of course, it is that time of the year. Apple, Qualcomm, MediaTek and now Samsung will have 10nm SoCs ready for  phones in early 2017. Of course Samsung wants to use its own 10nm SoC in the Galaxy S8 that is expected in late February 2017, but probably with a mix of 10nm Snapdragon too. 

Helio X30 has 10 cores in 10nm
Published in Mobiles


Shipping in 2017

MediaTek has revealed that its 10nm processor will be manufactured by TSMC and that it should start shipping in early 2017. 

iPhone 7 mock ups caught on video
Published in Mobiles


No 3.5-mm audio

We are roughly just a month away from the iPhone 7/iPhone 7 Plus launch. The iPhone 6SE seems like a more appropriate name since we don’t expect any big upgrade from these phones,  but then again, maybe we'll be surprised. 

Asus Zenfone 3 ships to Malaysia
Published in Mobiles


First Snapdragon 821 to ship soon 

Since early June, we have been closing windows on our summer advent calendar waiting for the Snapdragon 821 based Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe. Now it seems that the Asus Santa Claws is visting Malaysia first.

Snapdragon 820 could be in the 2016 Nexus
Published in Mobiles


Made by HTC

Google is preparing to refresh the 2016 Nexus codenamed Marlin and Sailfish. Someone tested this phone on the GFXbench and revealed that the Sailfish is a 5.0-inch phone with Snapdragon 820.

Xiaomi VR Play is out
Published in Mobiles


No pricing but comes with Leopard

Xiaomi VR Play is the official name for the VR from the Apple of China. The company aims to support 4.7 to 5.7 inch phones and comes with unique two way zip designed VR glasses.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 starts at €849
Published in Mobiles


Pre-orders on August 16

The Exynos powered Samsung Galaxy Note 7 starts at € 849 in the German market. This is not really cheap, but at least the phone comes with 64GB storage which should be more than enough for most people. 

Intel Basis wearable killed off
Published in Wearables


Overheating problems

Back in March 2014 Intel  acquired Basis, a smartwatch manufacturer, and integrated this company in its wearable / IoT dream. Now, just two years later Intel has decided to recall all Basis watches due to overheating problems.

Windows anniversary update farks Fudzilla
Published in News


Facelift creates bundle of issues

I am a big supporter of Windows 10 and the operating system works quite well. I didn’t complain that it took me more than 10 tries to update to Windows 10 as it didn’t like some of the gazillion USB drivers I had on my machine.