More away from Windows Phone
We have learned from sources in Nokia, by which mean the part that remained in Finland, that the brand will return to the phone market in the course of 2015.
Spiral 2 form factor prototypes ready
Project Ara is a modular smartphone platform that got us interested in DIY phones and it looks like Ara is getting a few more interesting SoCs for its reference hardware platform.
MediaTek MT6595 octa-core inside
We had a chance to play with a phone that’s relatively uncommon in the western hemisphere. We are so focused on iPhone, Galaxy phones, Motorola, HTC and LG high-end phones that we don’t get to see Xiaomi and Meizu, both Chinese mobile phone manufacturers coming with very fast phones.
Snapdragon 810 and 5-inch screen
I still remember the 4.3-inch HTC HD2 and the fact that everyone around me was calling this phone insanely big.
Makes the phone much snappier
Poland was the first country to get the Android 5.0 for the LG G3 in the world, followed by LG’s native Korea and now it looks like Austrians are next in line. Our LG G3 got the Android 5.0 update yesterday and we heard that some people got the update last week.
Tablet software upgrade 2.1
Nvidia definitely wants to keep its supporters at its toes. Nvidia Shield tablet is the only tablet outside the Nexus series to get Android 5.0 and guess what, Nvidia just announced 5.0.1 as well.
64-bit phones watch out
Samsung has started mass producing LPDDR4 memory and is hoping to sell the chips for 2015 high-end phones. These are 20nm memory chips and LPDDR4 will be supported by some SoCs.
LTE Category 9 Carrier Aggregation testing on EE
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 will end up in most of high-end phones next year and along with its eight 64-bit cores it has a quite powerful modem too. The new modem supports Category 9 Carrier Aggregation and peaks speeds of 410 Mbits over three 20MHz LTE carriers.
Select Windows 8.1 / preview 10 users
Skype translator is basically a universal translator that most of us first got to see in the Start Trek franchise, before we moved on to the works of Douglas Adams.
More at CES 2015
ADATA has been doing a good job in supplying DDR3 and DDR4 memory, making fancy USB 3.0 flash drives and SSDs. The company is now planning to introduce a refreshed line of storage products and some of them will feature the latest USB 3.1 high speed Type C connector.