Kids kept awake by smartphones
Published in Mobiles


Even when they are turned off

Parents who allow their kids to have smartphones and tablets might end up rewarding their kids with sleepless nights.

Qualcomm confirms a 10nm Snapdragon
Published in Processors


Executive Vice president previews 2017 chip

Qualcomm’s executive vice President Cristiano Amon has confirmed, on the record, the existence of a premium tier 10nm Snapdragon.

Qualcomm wows Wall Street with $6.2 biillion revenue
Published in Mobiles


Strong Chinese licensing and chipset shipments

Qualcomm is having a great day. Not only has the outfit acquired NXP for $47 billion it also announced that it made $6.2 billion revenue in this quarter – an increase of 13 per cent year-over-year.

Geforce GTX 1050 Ti for notebooks will replace 960M/965M
Published in Graphics


Up to 10 percent faster than GTX 970M

It seems that Nvidia is preparing yet another mobile GPU and according to early details, it could be up to 10 percent faster than GTX 970M. Well, good so far.

EVGA has problems with GTX 1080/1070 FTW
Published in Graphics


Will be offering VBIOS update and free thermal pads

EVGA has issued an official update regarding recent VRM bugs on GTX 1080 FTW and GTX 1070 FTW graphics cards with the ACX 3.0 cooler.

Macs will have 10nm Intel in late 2017
Published in Processors


Trouble with intel’s 10nm continues

KGI Securities and world’s leading Apple leaking analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, shared that Cannon Lake 10nm is likely to debut in 2H 2017 in new, 32GB capable Macbook Pros. The transition to LPDDR4 could result in 15-25 percent less power consumption over the current LPDDR3. 

Broadcom buys Brocade
Published in News

For quite a lot of cash

Broadcom has bought Brocade for $5.9 billion, further underlining the consolidation in the IT sector.

September good for Euro chip sales
Published in News

On the rise

The European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) issued its sales figures for semiconductors in September, and they’re clearly on the up and up

Huawei Mate 9 coming tomorrow
Published in Mobiles

16nm Kirin 960 inside

Huawei is happily shipping its Kirin 950 and 955 based phones and it looks like we soon might have a Huawei Mate 9 featuring a new Kirin 960 chipset. 

Apple AirPods delayed to 2017
Published in Mobiles


Inventec confirms January shipping

Apple has boldly removed a 3.5-inch audio connector and called it a feature on the iPhone 7. At the same time, the same company failed to fulfil its own promises and ship the AirPods wireless headphones in October, pushing them towards early next year.