Why you should care about the iPhone 7 modem
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 06 October 2016 13:35

Why you should care about the iPhone 7 modem


Experience meets feature

In December last year Fudzilla revealed that the iPhone SE would use an Intel modem. Despite the fact that our sources were confident that iPhone 7 had an Intel modem, we sat on the story as we could not believe that Apple would be ready for such a risk after all, Jobs' Mob is not famous for being cutting edge. 

Samsung set to make 10nm Qualcomm SD 830
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 10:52

Samsung set to make 10nm Qualcomm SD 830


High end Snapdragons

Samsung Electronics has been signed on to be the sole contract manufacturer for Qualcomm 's next high-end Snapdragon chips.

iPhone 7s in Dutch Apple store are all Intel machines
Published in Mobiles


7 Plus too

Fudzilla went to the GPU Technology conference in Amsterdam and our travels took us to the Apple shop in The Hague. Of course we wanted to take a look at the latest non 3.5 inch iPhone 7 phones, and imagine our surprise to learn that all of them were based on Intel stuff.

NXP wants to sell itself to Qualcomm
Published in News
Friday, 30 September 2016 12:08

NXP wants to sell itself to Qualcomm


$30 billion deal

NXP Semiconductors is exploring selling itself to Qualcomm in a deal that could be valued at more than $30 billion.

Qualcomm ahead on 5G
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 12:27

Qualcomm ahead on 5G


Will sort out Internet of Things don’t ya know?

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf has been telling the world how it is going to win the 5G war which will bring about a bold new world based around the Internet of Things.

GloFo confirms it will skip 10nm
Published in Processors
Friday, 16 September 2016 12:35

GloFo confirms it will skip 10nm


Go directly to 7nm do not past 10nm or collect $200

Globalfoundries has announced it is ignoring 10nm and will go directly to the 7nm FinFET chip production by early 2018.

iFixit spots Qualcomm modem in iPhone 7 Plus
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 16 September 2016 10:03

iFixit spots Qualcomm modem in iPhone 7 Plus


Snapdragon X12 LT in one

Someone has finally opened up the iPhone 7 Plus and found it uses a Snapdragon X12 LT from Qualcomm. This version of the phone was headed for the Japanese market. 

European iPhone 7 has an Intel or Qualcomm modem
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 15 September 2016 12:30

European iPhone 7 has an Intel or Qualcomm modem


Exclusive: iPhone 7 Plus too

Fudzilla has already written a long article on the iPhone 7 with Intel and Qualcomm chipset that affects  USA customers but it turns out that at least some parts of the European Union will get an Intel and Qualcomm based iPhone 7 too. We recommend you to read that earlier piece as the modem performance will affect your overall iPhone 7 experience.  

iPhone 7 with Intel doesn’t support CDMA
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 15 September 2016 11:41

iPhone 7 with Intel doesn’t support CDMA


Confirmed by Apple.com and more

Fudzilla told you that the iPhone 7, or at least some version of it, will come with an Intel modem and Apple has finally confirmed it. 

AMD takeover rumors re-emerge
Published in News
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 16:39

AMD takeover rumors re-emerge


It’s the takeover tango - one more time

I can’t remember how many times in the last 20 years that I’ve written up rumors that AMD is ripe for a takeover but now it seems it’s time to do it one more time.