Snapdragon 810 powers new Project Tango device
Published in Mobiles

Adreno 430 makes the grade

Google has selected Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 for a new Project Tango device – a dual-camera smartphone with advanced 3D features.

TSMC to move to 16FF+ in next six months
Published in Processors

Foundry plans to triple 16nm capacity in 2016

TSMC's 16nm FinFET process has barely gotten off the ground, but the foundry is already talking about 16nm FinFET Plus, which is due to launch by the end of the year. 

TSMC to set up 10nm pilot in June
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 08:13

TSMC to set up 10nm pilot in June

Mass production in late 2016

TSMC is planning to create a 10nm pilot line at its 300mm wafer plant in Fab 12. 

AMD to refresh Kaveri line-up this week
Published in Processors

A few new SKUs could be on the way

It appears that a couple of new Kaveri APUs are on the way, but don’t expect any miracles. 

Intel NUC gets Braswell overhaul
Published in News
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 07:57

Intel NUC gets Braswell overhaul

6-watt Celerons and Pentiums

Intel has refreshed its NUC line with a few new models, based on 14nm silicon. 

Xiaomi wireless speaker box reviewed, in stereo and Technicolor
Published in Reviews

Review: Going stereo on the cheap

Xiaomi’s recent dive into the accessory market has resulted in a number of unusual and interesting product launches, ranging from audio accessories to aluminium mouse pads.

Samsung 10nm ramp expected in late 2016
Published in Processors

14nm FinFET churned out in four fabs

Samsung has announced that it plans to ramp 10nm production in 2016. 

Asus Vivowatch shipping in Europe
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 07:40

Asus Vivowatch shipping in Europe

Prices start at €149

Remember the Asus Vivowatch? The fitness smartwatch with 10-day battery life? Well, it’s shipping in Europe. 

MediaTek MT6755 coming to a Chinese phone near you
Published in Processors

Octa-core A53 at 2.0GHz

MediaTek is planning to refresh its mid-range Cortex-A53 line-up with the MT6755, a new 2.0GHz part designed for high performance on a budget. 

AMD R9 390X to launch June 24
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 14 May 2015 08:22

AMD R9 390X to launch June 24

Not at E3

AMD is reportedly planning to launch the Fiji Radeon R9 390X at a dedicated launch event on June 24.