US administration forgets fabless companies
Published in Cloud

All the money goes to manufacturing

There has been much talk about the latest CHIPS and Science Act, through which the US is attempting to advance an industrial strategy to revitalize domestic manufacturing jobs and secure semiconductor supply chains. This legislation is spectacular and well-timed, given recent de-globalization events and China's constant threat to Taiwan. And just days ago, TSMC had an event including POTUS in Arizona fab. 

Xiaomi 12 Pro gets Android 13
Published in Mobiles

MIUI in Europe

Xiaomi released a 4.6GB heavy Android 13 update for its Xiaomi 12 Pro in Europe. The new android was released almost three months ago for the Pixel phones, and Samsung Galaxy 22 line got the update roughly a month ago.

AMD and Viettel Collaborate on 5G Mobile Network Expansion
Published in IoT

Xilinx Zynq MPSoC and RFSoC adaptive platforms

AMD and Viettel High Tech (Member of Viettel Group) today announced the successful completion of a 5G mobile network field trial deployment conducted by Viettel and powered by AMD Xilinx Zynq™ UltraScale+™ MPSoC devices.

AMD has space-grade Versal AI Adaptive SoC
Published in AI

The first Space-Grade Versal Adaptive SoCs Enabling On-Board AI

Processing in Space. Processing AI in space. Having a space-grade chip requires a lot of commitment and preparation for the radiation shielding, but AMD’s Xilinx managed to ship its first space-ready Versal AI cores.

AMD Powers Aisin Next-Generation Automated Parking Assist System
Published in Transportation

Aisin automated park assist in cars in 2024

With the finished acquisition of Xilinx, AMD got into a very interesting and unique automotive market. This well-oiled machine has been quite a successful growth factor for Xilinx. Back in 2006, the company had 5.4 million units shipped into the automotive market. Seven years later, the double-digit number of shipped units grew to 12.1 million.

European Steam Deck orders ship within a day
Published in Gaming

Firsthand experience

The Steam Deck is a refreshing and innovative console launched in mid-July 2021 and started shipping to first pre-order customers in February 2022. With the preorder system in place, one had to wait usually months to get one. What changed in the last few weeks is the fact that Steam offers to ship them within one to two weeks, at least in the old continent.

AMD further Accelerates Electronic Trading
Published in AI

The New Alveo X3 Series

AMD finished up the Xilinx acquisition on Valentines Day earlier this year and opened many additional markets and doors for the company. 

Intel Core i9 13900K Raptor Lake review
Published in Reviews

Gaming speed impresses

Last year Intel introduced an Alder Lake processor. It was the first time Intel combined a performance core with an efficiency core to create a higher performance for the high-end users in the HEDT high-end desktop market.

Intel XeSS gets ARC A370M up to 78 percent faster
Published in Reviews

In-house benchmarks XeSS in Shadow of Tomb Raider

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger has announced ARC 770 limited edition with an October 12 launch date and an aggressive $329 price tag. On the same day, Shadows of Tomb Raider got a XeSS update. The XeSS stands for Xe Super sampling, similar to Nvidia's Deep-Learning Supersampling DLSS and AMD’s FSR.

Mobvoi TicWatch with Snapdragon W5+ Gen1 coming
Published in Mobiles

Better battery life

Mobvoi made its name with powerfully designed watches and dual display technology in the high-end, enabling good 72-hour smartwatch battery life.