Samsung's in-house modem developed over 7 years
Published in Mobiles
10 March 2015


San Diego born and raised

Samsung's Exynos 7240 is a little miracle, and being the first mobile 14nm SoC in the market has its own benefits. 

ZTE and Huawei jump value phablet bandwagon
Published in Mobiles
10 March 2015


Cheap 5.5-inchers are the new black

A number of phonemakers have rolled out very affordable phablets over the past couple of months, and the trend is spearheaded by Chinese brands. 

Cringe worthy Apple Watch pricing is official
Published in Wearables
10 March 2015


Five figures for edition models

The Apple Watch is officially coming on April 24th, with prices starting at $349 and going up to, uhm, $17,000. 

Microsoft asks for Kyocera phone ban
Published in Mobiles
09 March 2015


Knock, Nokia on heaven's door

Microsoft has asked a court in Seattle to ban Kyocera’s DuraForce, Hydro and Brigadier lines of cellular phones.

WiGig expected soon
Published in News
09 March 2015


Qualcomm, Broadcom, Panasonic, Intel and Nitero signed up

WiGig (Wireless Gigabit Alliance) chips are expected to appear in high-end smartphones in the second half of 2015, accoring to Digitimes Research. 

Samsung has record pre-orders
Published in Mobiles
09 March 2015


Just after announcement

A few days after announcing its new Galaxy S smartphones, Samsung claims it has more than 20 million pre-orders.

LG set to release super flagship
Published in Mobiles
09 March 2015


Dreadnaught of phones

The Korean Press is reporting that LG executives want to launch a “super flagship” phone in the second half of this year.

Sony Walkman has $1,200 price tag
Published in News
09 March 2015


Shesh could buy a laptop for that

Sony's new NW-ZX2 Walkman will be hitting the shops for $1,200 which makes it the Rolls Royce of portable players.

BitTorrent denies mining issues
Published in News
09 March 2015


Cryptocurrency is there at your requests

BitTorrent has confirmed that if you install its software you could end up with a cryptocurrency miner with a recent update, but has denied that it did so on the quiet.

New Chrome removes X11 dependence
Published in News
09 March 2015


Freon graphics stack gets an airing

Chrome OS 41 has been been updated to Google's new "Freon" graphics stack and removes X11 dependencies from Google's world.