Samsung loses more market share in China
Published in Mobiles
30 April 2015


Drops to fourth spot first time since 2011

Samsung is having a tough time keeping up with aggressive competitors in mainland China, and now it has lost another spot in the rankings. 

Snapdragon 810 throttling issues examined
Published in Processors
30 April 2015


Fire-breathing Snapdragon fails to keep up

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 became a subject of controversy even before it shipped in commercial devices, and new research illustrates what caused the issues. 

AMD has three new desktop 14nm parts in 2016
Published in Processors
30 April 2015


After 28/32nm comes 14nm Zen line

AMD has an update for investors and this information was supposed to get to them at the financial conference call scheduled for May. It got out a bit earlier than that and gave us some insight into AMD's plans for 2016.

Alcatel Pop Astro LTE phone lands on T-Mobile
Published in Mobiles
29 April 2015


First MediaTek LTE in USA

Alcatel has just announced that its affordable LTE-enabled Pop Astro is available at T-Mobile. 

DigiCare Do bone-conduction headphone reviewed
Published in Reviews
29 April 2015


Review:
Ambient noise all the time

Bone conduction headphones will not replace your classic headphones in terms of sound quality, but the new technology has at least two advantages.

Foxconn steered Apple to TSMC
Published in Mobiles
29 April 2015


Politics

Foxconn, Apple's main supplier, might have steered Jobs' Mob to TSMC to spite the spite Samsung and keep the money in Taiwan.

Tencent releases its new operating system
Published in Wearables
29 April 2015


TOS+, for smartphones and smart watches

Chinese outfit Tencent has released its operating system for smartphones and smartwatches as it tries to take a slice of the mobile market behind the bamboo curtain.

Samsung winning Smartphone war
Published in News
29 April 2015


Money rolling in 

Samsung Electronics is winning the Smartphone war, despite what you might be reading in the mainstream press.

First Zen Chips will be Quad Core
Published in Processors
29 April 2015


What is the sound of four cores clapping?

Some of AMD's first Zen based CPUs and APUs will be quad-core.

Windows 10 and Broadwell Powered Surface Pro 4 planned
Published in Notebooks
29 April 2015


12 inch display

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which suggests that Microsoft is gearing up to release a Broadwell powered fanless Surface Pro 4 with a 12-inch 2160x1440 display.