Can’t afford a Galaxy S6? How about a knockoff?
Published in Mobiles


Provided you don’t care about the spec…

Chinese whitebox phone churners have been building flagship knockoffs for years, but the speed at which they “designed” Samsung Galaxy S6 replicas is truly impressive. 

Shocka: Huawei uses 8 Cortex-A53 cores on high-end part
Published in Processors


Cheaper and more efficient

Huawei has dispensed with big Cortex-A57 cores in favour of tweaked Cortex-A53 cores on its new flagship SoC. 

Qualcomm and MediaTek reportedly shifting orders from TSMC
Published in Processors


Looking for cheaper 28nm alternatives?

Qualcomm and MediaTek are reportedly shifting some of their orders from TSMC, in search of better pricing.

Micron and Intel ship 256Gb 3D NAND
Published in Memory


Toshiba and SanDisk start sampling 48-layer 128Gb chips

Micron and Intel have announced the availability of 256Gb NAND, the world’s highest density flash memory, but Toshiba is hot on their heels. 

ZTE Nubia Z9 is official in Max and Mini flavours
Published in Mobiles


Aluminium build, Snapdragon 810 in flagship model

ZTE is introducing the new Nubia Z9 flagship today and so far we like what we are seeing. 

Nvidia reportedly spreading orders between TSMC and Samsung
Published in News


And may give some foundry business to Intel come 2017

Chipmaker Nvidia has reportedly moved some of its orders from its long-time partner TSMC to Samsung. 

Rumour: Samsung could move to acquire AMD
Published in Processors


To take on Intel and Qualcomm

According to South Korean media reports, Samsung is interested in acquiring AMD, all in an effort to compete with rival chipmakers Intel and Qualcomm. 

Rumour: Apple Watch manufacturing halved
Published in Wearables


Technical issues or soft demand?

A nasty rumour about the Apple Watch simply refuses to die, and now there’s a bit more info on Apple’s smartwatch blues. 

LG Android Wear watchers are cheaper than ever
Published in Wearables


$99 for first gen square, $199 for round G Watch R

Competition in the Android Wear segment is heating up, which is good news for consumers, as there are some nice deals to be had. 

Intel Compute Stick listed in Europe
Published in News


In Linux and Windows 8.1 flavours

The Intel Compute Stick is coming to Europe and retailers expect to have it in stock by mid-April, but it's a bit pricier than expected.