Vernee Snapdragon 830 phone will be ready in May 2017
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First announcement

While many speculated about the 10nm soon-to-be-launched Snapdragon 830, a Chinese company Vernee,  has announced its first model, the Vernee Apollo 2 Pro, featuring Snapdragon 830. 

Why you should care about the iPhone 7 modem
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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. 

Apple A10's 16nm FinFET is a surprise
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Thursday, 06 October 2016 13:18

Apple A10's 16nm FinFET is a surprise


As Snapdragon 830 is 10nm

We are quite surprised that few people concentrated on one of the major downsides of the Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus – its clunky quad core A10 Chip. Far from being cutting edge, Apple is using 16nm and not the 10nm manufacturing process as many expected. Most of its competitors will soon announce their 10nm SoC.

MediaTek to launch 2.5 GHz Helio P25
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Wednesday, 05 October 2016 14:07

MediaTek to launch 2.5 GHz Helio P25


Faster version of 16nm Helio P20

Just as it did with Helio X20, Mediatek is about to release a faster than the base original of the P20 called the P25. 

MediaTek's 10nm is a change of strategy
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Wednesday, 05 October 2016 13:36

MediaTek's 10nm is a change of strategy


Catching up in the high end

MediaTek has changed its strategy for the high end market to make more competitive chips. The company plans to launch its first USA products this year as it has the Cat 6. capable modems but with 10nm announcement it wants to get closer to the big names in phone SoCs including Qualcomm, Samsung and Apple. 

Nvidia shows Nissan in VR
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 13:31

Nvidia shows Nissan in VR


Changing car design

Nvidia showed us an awesome demo of a completely rendered Nissan car with 100s of thousand parts in VR that meant we could see inside the car. It was possible to see millions of details inside the car, even before it is manufactured.  This could well change the way cars are designed in the future.

Virtually Touring Bank of England and new Nvidia Headquarters
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Professional Quadro VR 

We had a chance to see the VR deployed in a professional scenerio with a few demos that were compiling structural building data and showed us a simulations of buildings via HTC Vive glasses.

Vega 10 dual chip card in works
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 10:56

Vega 10 dual chip card in works


Pressure is on in the Pro market

AMD's RTG Radeon Technology Group has managed to keep the info about Dual Vega 10 card secret for ages, but Fudzilla can confirm that the professional market team is working on the card now.

Nvidia automotive won't revive modems
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Monday, 03 October 2016 11:19

Nvidia automotive won't revive modems


It will leave connectivity to others

Jensen sparked our imagination by mentioning that a self-driving car will have a SoC or a small computer inside a car that will essentially talk with the cloud, and share the information with the system.

iPhone 7s in Dutch Apple store are all Intel machines
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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.