Galaxy 4 Note is the first Snapdragon 810 phone
Published in Mobiles


Carrier aggregation gets you 300Mbps

The Galaxy Note 4 is Samsung’s latest flagship phablet and it comes in two flavours, one of which offers the fastest mobile broadband around.

Nokia to return to phones in 2015
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 16:37

Nokia to return to phones in 2015


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.

Project Ara gets Marvell A53 and Tegra K1
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 22 December 2014 12:28

Project Ara gets Marvell A53 and Tegra K1


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.

Meizu MX4 scores 51356 in AnTuTu
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 25 December 2014 13:39

Meizu MX4 scores 51356 in AnTuTu


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.

HTC Hima might be One M9
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 25 December 2014 08:39

HTC Hima might be One M9


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.

LG G3 getting Lollipop Android 5.0 in Europe
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 24 December 2014 17:24

LG G3 getting Lollipop Android 5.0 in Europe


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.

Shield Tablet gets Android 5.0.1 update
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 24 December 2014 17:15

Shield Tablet gets Android 5.0.1 update


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.

Samsung starts manufacturing LPDDR4 4GB
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 24 December 2014 17:13

Samsung starts manufacturing LPDDR4 4GB


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.

Qualcomm testing new LTE on Snapdragon 810
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 24 December 2014 09:53

Qualcomm testing new LTE on Snapdragon 810


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.

Skype translator beta starts this year
Published in News
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 19:13

Skype translator beta starts this year


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.