Amazon's tablet shipments grew 99.4 percent in 2016
Published in Mobiles


Shipments double to 11 million units


While research groups like IDC and Gartner have shown an overall 15.6 decrease in worldwide tablet shipments in 2016, the market has not gone entirely belly-up, as Amazon continues to pull ahead with a phenomenal 99.4 percent increase in annual tablet growth during the same period.

Oppo is the new leader in China
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 10 February 2017 08:37

Oppo is the new leader in China


Beating Huawei, Apple and Xiaomi

Oppo managed a small miracle in 2016. The company achieved 122.2 Year over a Year growth increasing its market share from last year’s 8.2 percent to 16.8 percent, according to IDC beancounters.

ASUS, HTC, Acer fall short of smartphone shipment targets
Published in Mobiles


Shipment delays, price competition, slower sales


According to the latest claims from industry sources, the three leading Taiwan-based smartphone vendors Asustek, HTC and Acer have all missed their target smartphone shipments for 2016 due to price competition and lower-than-expected sales in certain countries.

Google to announce new smartphones October 4th
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 05:29

Google to announce new smartphones October 4th


Built by HTC, launching with Android 7.1

Google recently released a short preview on YouTube indicating it will be launching two new flagship smartphone devices on October 4th in San Francisco.

Siggraph 2016 surveyed
Published in News
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 20:55

Siggraph 2016 surveyed


It's intelligence, but not as we know it, Jim 

SIGGRAPH 2016 is now in its third day. For those of you not in the loop, SIGGRAPH is the annual conference on computer graphics convened by the ACM SIGGRAPH organization.

Apple 2016 laptops will have AMD GPUs
Published in Graphics
Monday, 06 June 2016 13:13

Apple 2016 laptops will have AMD GPUs


Exclusive:
Nvidia snubbed as Apple goes AMD

It looks like Nvidia is not getting a look inside the marketing powerhouse which is the Apple Walled Garden of Delights .

MediaTek talks about 4K and HDR
Published in News
Monday, 16 May 2016 08:04

MediaTek talks about 4K and HDR


In 2016, streaming Ultra HD is the key

On Thursday, MediaTek executives took part in a 2016 Futuresource New Content Horizons conference together with Samsung, Sony and DTS in the heart of the entertainment industry, in West Hollywood, California.

Industrial PC market should stabilize in 2018
Published in News


Robotics lead industry, forecast to hit $4.3 billion in 2019

The global market for industrial PCs, those typically used in automation industrial control tasks, is expected to experience short-term growth in 2016 and will begin to stabilize in 2018, according to a new analysis from IHS. The continued use of these PCs in situations outside of traditional automation tasks is cited as the reason for market growth, while robotics continues to be the fastest growing industrial sector for PCs.

Meizu to launch seven phones this year
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 13:28

Meizu to launch seven phones this year


Most with MediaTek SoCs

A recent leak has revealed that there will be seven phones from Meizu this year and all of them should have a MediaTek powered Helio SoC.

Razer announces the new Blade 2016 Edition notebook
Published in Notebooks


Updates it with Skylake CPU, Chroma keyboard and Thunderbolt 3

Razer has released a new and updated version of its 14-inch Razer Blade notebook, refreshing the hardware with a Skylake CPU, better storage, USB Type-C Thunderbolt 3 port and a lower price.