MediaTek MT6753 is a new "WorldMode” smartphone SoC
Published in Processors


64-bit octa-core for entry LTE phones

MediaTek has officially launched the MT6753, an affordable octa-core SoC with LTE support for the global market. 

Philips BDM3470UP monitor sports 21:9 AH-IPS display
Published in Graphics


Who said anything about innuendo and BDSM jokes?

The Philips BDM3470UP is a new 21:9 monitor in 3440x1440, but unlike most ultrawides, it’s designed for content creation rather than content consumption. 

2015 may be the year of commoditised Android phones
Published in Mobiles


Opinion: Tablets were just the first step

The Android smartphone space may be on the verge of becoming highly commoditised, following in the footsteps of the Android tablet market. 

Intel eyes Chinese smartphones, custom cloud chips
Published in Processors


CFO upbeat on PC vs. tablet front

Intel CFO Stacy Smith expects the PC to continue rebounding versus tablets in 2016 and says an Intel partner is being set up to be a major force in the Chinese smartphone SoC market.

ARM announces 2016 SoC line-up
Published in Processors


Cortex-A72 leads the way

ARM has announced a number of new products slated for 2016, so this is what we can expect from next-gen flagship phones.

Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 barebones vs Sphere Plus review
Published in Reviews

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Review: DIY makes perfect sense, Plus SKU not so much

Mid-range 32-bit parts still make sense

Lollipop is the biggest Android update in years

Samsung SSD 850 EVO series priced in Europe
Published in Memory


3D V-NAND goes mainstream

It’s no secret that Samsung has been working on a new series of EVO solid-state drives.



Coming in 2015 models