Xiaomi Mi6 gets top GeekBench score
Published in Mobiles
Saturday, 15 April 2017 12:48

Xiaomi Mi6 gets top GeekBench score


Beats Samsung Galaxy S8

Xiaomi Mi6 is launching in the coming week and the most of the details about the new  Snapdragon 835 based phone have  been revealed. 

T-Mobile US spent $8 billion on 4G network
Published in Network
Saturday, 15 April 2017 12:16

T-Mobile US spent $8 billion on 4G network


Buys you 1,500 wireless licenses

It is not a big secret that Verizon is the biggest network in the US, followed by AT&T and T-Mobile, but T-Mobile is doing a great job in catching up and now the outfit has announced that it plans to spend $8 billion to improve its 4G network.  

Blackberry wins arbitration case against Qualcomm
Published in Mobiles


Claims it was overcharged.

BlackBerry shares surged 18 per cent after the troubled phone maker won a $815 million award from Qualcomm.

Qualcomm files counterclaims to Apple lawsuit
Published in Mobiles


Fight fire with fire   

Qualcomm’s executives were untraditionally vocal after the Apple lawsuit. Now they've came up with counterclaims and answers to back up their case against Apple. 

MediaTek in trouble
Published in Processors
Friday, 07 April 2017 13:17

MediaTek in trouble


MediaTek expects a poor first quarter

MediaTek thinks that its smartphone chip shipments will fall below 100 million units in the first quarter of 2017 and rebound only slightly to 110-120 million in the second quarter.

Competition in AI platform market to heat up in 2017
Published in News


Intel, Qualcomm, Nvidia, AMD vying for customers in AI-fueled markets


Major component manufacturers in the artificial intelligence (AI) market have all increased their efforts to develop more aggressive processors for AI-fueled markets in 2017 including autonomous vehicles, enterprise drones, medical care, smart factories, image recognition, and general neural network research and development.

Asustek misses Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 31 March 2017 12:35

Asustek misses Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835


ZenFone will be delayed


Asustek will be delaying its its fourth-generation ZenFone until June or July after failing to get its paws on Qualcomm's 10nm Snapdragon 835 processor and not wanting to use the older-generation Snapdragon 821.

GigabitLTE is all about average speeds
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 30 March 2017 09:43

GigabitLTE is all about average speeds


Average speeds can double


We had a chance to see the GigabitLTE working at speeds up to 930 Mbps and upload speeds of 127.5 Mbps which is definitely the fastest that we’ve ever seen. But despite the fascination with the top speed, it is more important that GigabitLTE will significantly increase  average speeds. 

South Korean watchdog bites Qualcomm
Published in News
Monday, 27 March 2017 12:39

South Korean watchdog bites Qualcomm


Qualcomm blocked Samsung from flogging Exynos


The South Korea Trade Commission has decided that Qualcomm prevented Samsung from selling its Exynos processors to various third-party phone manufacturers.

Qualcomm brings 4G to feature phones
Published in News
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 11:00

Qualcomm brings 4G to feature phones


Spicing up the lower end


In a bid to improve its bottom line, Qualcomm has developed 4G modems for lower end smartphones and feature phones.