Apple stops Qualcomm royalty payments
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 30 April 2017 11:29

Apple stops Qualcomm royalty payments


Analysis: Qualcomm issues profit warnings

Apple has  decided to stop  royalty patent payments to Qualcomm claiming that it wants to wait until a court decides what is the right amount.

Galaxy S8 eye iris unlocking in near dark
Published in Reviews


Hands on: Snapdragon 835 version

There is no doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the most widely anticipated phones that will shape the first half of 2017,  and the USA and Chinese customers are getting the Snapdragon 835 version while Europe and the rest of the world is stuck with the Exynos 8895 version.

Nvidia to showcase Volta in early May
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 11:41

Nvidia to showcase Volta in early May


GP100 successor

Nvidia is quite happy with the performance of its Geforce GTX 1080 Ti and the new Titan Xp cards, but it seems that it plans to tell us a bit more about the Volta. 

Samsung prepares 10nm Low Power Plus
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 12:17

Samsung prepares 10nm Low Power Plus


To manufacture future 10nm SoCs

The first 10nm SoC announced was the Snapdragon 835 and Samsung also followed on with its own Exynos 8895. They were both manufactured in 10nm LPE (Low Power Early) process and Samsung is now getting ready to launch Low Power Plus. 

Sony Xperia XA1 pre-orders are up
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 11:52

Sony Xperia XA1 pre-orders are up


Helio P20 powered shipping May 1st

MediaTek scored with last year’s Sony Xperia XA powered by the Helio P10 and it looks like its successor, the Sony Xperia XA1 powered by the Helio P20, will ship in the US as early as next week.

SK Telecom to launch a 5-Band CA
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 11:30

SK Telecom to launch a 5-Band CA


700 Mbps speeds today, GigabitLTE in 2018

SK Telecom is Korea's largest wireless carrier and the company promised to start 5G trials in early 2018 and align with Fa ebruary start in Korea’s own PyeongChang 2018. Before that happens, the company is getting ready to roll out the 5-Band CA next month. 

Galaxy S8 pre-orders are 30 percent higher
Published in Mobiles


Beating the S7 pre-orders

It looks like the market is more forgiving than many expected as Samsung announced that S8 pre-orders were up 30 percent compared to S7 pre-orders in 2016. 

Sony ZD9 Android TV review
Published in Reviews
Monday, 17 April 2017 18:27

Sony ZD9 Android TV review


Review: MediaTek powers the flagship Android TV


Before we even start, I must note that the Sony ZD9 is a TV with the best picture quality I have ever seen. The MediaTek Quad-Core MT5832 ensures that Android TV 6.0.1 runs really well.

T-Mobile showcases GigabitLTE speed
Published in Network
Monday, 17 April 2017 11:57

T-Mobile showcases GigabitLTE speed


Galaxy S8 with Snapdragon X16 modem

The Samsung Galaxy S8 will end up with pre-order customers before the end of this week. But if they get one from T-Mobile US, people might experience GigabitLTE speeds in the near future. 

Uber clocks 2016 revenue of $6.5 billion
Published in News
Monday, 17 April 2017 11:38

Uber clocks 2016 revenue of $6.5 billion


Loses 2.8B in the process

Uber has just released its 2016 revenues and the company managed to turn in revenues of $6.5 billion, reporting a $2.8 billion loss in the process.