AMD lost a key salesman to Lenovo
Published in Processors
Friday, 06 April 2018 19:21

AMD lost a key salesman to Lenovo


Matthew Zielinski, President and SVP

This happened over a month ago but I noticed recently that the former Corporate VP and President of Global sales MNC at AMD departed to do the same for job for Lenovo. This might be the biggest sales loss since John Byrne went to become the President of Sales at Dell.

Qualcomm signs up Amazon and JD.com to Windows 10 on Snapdragon
Published in Notebooks


Ten new carriers signed too

Qualcomm has managed to get industry heavyweights Amazon and JD.com to start selling its Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835 devices. Microsoft will carry the devices in its retail stores too. At the same time, it locked down 10 world carriers to announce the data plans for such devices.

Intel 5G PCs ready in 2019
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 23 February 2018 11:23

Intel 5G PCs ready in 2019


Intel, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Microsoft have plans

Intel and its PC sums are already thinking about rolling out 5G-equipped PCs late in 2019.

Qualcomm snaps China big six in 5G NR
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 25 January 2018 02:13

Qualcomm snaps China big six in 5G NR


Lenovo, Oppo, vivo, Xiaomi, ZTE and Wingtech devices in 2019

Qualcomm just announced in Beijing that together with Lenovo, OPPO, vivo, Xiaomi, ZTE and Wingtech, commercial availability of standard-compliant 5G New Radio (NR) devices is to be expected in 2019.

Lenovo finds backdoor in RackSwitch and BladeCenter switches.
Published in News


Released firmware updates

Lenovo engineers have discovered a backdoor in the firmware of RackSwitch and BladeCenter networking switches.

PC sales continue to decline
Published in News
Friday, 12 January 2018 16:19

PC sales continue to decline


Particularly in the USA

Analysts at Gartner released data that showed PC sales continue to fall, although the outfit said there are some “causes for optimism”.

Samsung pips Apple in tablet market
Published in News
Thursday, 16 November 2017 16:52

Samsung pips Apple in tablet market

Overall consumer sales decrease in Europe

A report from market research company IDC said that sales of Samsung tablets exceeded Apple machines during the third calendar quarter of 2017.

AMD Ryzen notebooks to arrive in coming weeks
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 12:50

AMD Ryzen notebooks to arrive in coming weeks


Acer, HP and Lenovo volume in Q1 2018

When the CEO of the company confirms it at the company’s Q3 2017 financial conference call, it has got to be true.

Lenovo announces Moto X4 at IFA 2017 in Berlin
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 01 September 2017 15:21

Lenovo announces Moto X4 at IFA 2017 in Berlin


5.2-incher with dual-camera and Snapdragon 630

Lenovo has unveiled its long awaited mid-range Moto X4 smartphone at its special event at IFA show in Berlin. Packing a 5.2-inch FHD IPS screen, dual-camera setup, and Snapdragon 630 SoC, the Moto X4 aims to disrupt the rather crowded mid-range market.

Lenovo posts surprise loss
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 18 August 2017 12:56

Lenovo posts surprise loss


Higher costs and parts shortages 

Thinkpad maker Lenovo warned of higher costs and margin pressure due to shortages of components like memory chips, as it posted its first quarterly loss in almost two years.