Meizu with edge display coming
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 20 May 2016 13:31

Meizu with edge display coming


Snap showned off to world

Meizu's CEO Huang Zhang a well-known info leaker has shared a picture of a curved Meizu phone that is expected later this year.

Huawei supports Daydream VR
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 20 May 2016 11:29

Huawei supports Daydream VR


With both Kirin and Qualcomm devices

Fudzilla has an official note from Huawei saying it will be one of the first companies to support Daydream, Google’s platform for high performance mobile virtual reality.

Android N is just "incremental upgrades"
Published in Mobiles


7.0 likely not to get to your phone

Unless you have the latest greatest and expenisve phone in the last two years the chances of seeing the next generation Android N, aka 7.0 are slim. Regardless of that Google has announced the new android that will hit most of the new phones in 2017.

PC Group hardest hit in Intel's 12,000 job cuts
Published in Processors


Software next target

Intel's restructuring axe seems to be falling on its PC client divsion and software areas with more than 12000 jobs to go.

Qualcomm's billion IoT numbers explained
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 19 May 2016 09:20

Qualcomm's billion IoT numbers explained


Based on chip (ASIC) shipments

Fudzilla had a set of meetings at Qualcomm's IoT group and we  finally recieved a definitive explanation what Qualcomm meant when it said it shipped a 1 billion IoT devices.

Qualcomm wants to make drones smarter
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 19 May 2016 09:15

Qualcomm wants to make drones smarter


Head IoE-Consumer Electronics talks smart drones

Qualcomm wants to make drones smarter and is using the Snapdragon developer board to make it happen. Fudzilla was shown Qualcomm's proof of concept drones that are capable of knowing and mapping environment.

MediaTek talks about 4K and HDR
Published in News
Monday, 16 May 2016 08:04

MediaTek talks about 4K and HDR


In 2016, streaming Ultra HD is the key

On Thursday, MediaTek executives took part in a 2016 Futuresource New Content Horizons conference together with Samsung, Sony and DTS in the heart of the entertainment industry, in West Hollywood, California.

MediaTek partners with NavInfo
Published in News
Friday, 13 May 2016 16:20

MediaTek partners with NavInfo


Digital mapping service and 82.9% stake in AutoChips

Rumors that MediaTek might acquire Intel’s mobile division spiked a lot of conversations all over tech industry which, as we said, were  wrong. But MediaTek did announce a strategic partnership with NavInfo which is a Chinese-based digital mapping service provider and now an automotive chip manufacturer. 

MediaTek isn't buying Intel mobile
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 13 May 2016 01:33

MediaTek isn't buying Intel mobile

But is planning something big

One of our industry contacts told us a rumor that MediaTek might acquire Intel’s mobile division. We asked a few people within the mobile department, and it appears this is not happening.

6.44 inch Xiaomi Max has Snapdragon 650
Published in Mobiles


Launching on 10 May

Xiaomi Max was leaked at TENAA, but we found the phone pictured and listed at one of Xiaomi's shops. It was happy to provide a complete specification including 6.44 inch FullHD screen, Snapdragon 650, 4500 mAhbattery and tell that they will have it on 10 May.