MediaTek Cortex-A72 quad scores 50k+ in Antutu
Published in Processors


MT8173 runs Android 5.1

MediaTek first Cortex-A72 with two Cortex-A53 cores will perform quite nicely, at least in AnTutu. 

Google announces Android M
Published in Mobiles


Polish, quality, pay, app search and USB Type-C

It has become a custom that Google announces the next iteration of its mobile operating system at its Google I/O conference, and this year was no exception.  

Tegra console launched as Shield Android TV
Published in Graphics


$199 for 16GB, $299 for 500GB Android TV Pro

Nvidia just launched a product that we use to know as the Shield Console. These are Tegra X1 based products developed under the Shield Console codename. They launched as Shield Android TV in the US. 

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.