ZTE kicked out of the US
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 10:51

ZTE kicked out of the US


Seven-year ban

Chinese electronics giant ZTE has been effectively kicked out of the US for seven years after admitting to trading with North Korea and Iran.

Intel announces 8th gen performance mobile CPUs
Published in Processors


Including the Core i9 mobile CPU

At a special event in Beijing, Intel unveiled its new high-performance 8th generation mobile CPUs, including the new Core i9-8950HK and the new Xeon E-2168, both aiming at the highest-end mobile market.

T-Mobile gives all you can eat broadband deal
Published in Mobiles


79.95 euro a month,

Deutsche Telekom launched its first all-you-can-eat mobile tariff in its home market Germany. Dubbed the MagentaMobil XL package it will set you back 79.95 euro a month but includes unlimited high-speed data for surfing and streaming within Germany, and 23 gigabytes of data for roaming across the European Union.

AMD hires ex-Nvidia man + 1 to replace Raja Koduri
Published in Graphics


Rayfield runs the RTG, David Wang engineering

Before anyone jumps the gun claiming that Mike Rayfield, the newly promoted Senior Vice President and General Manager of AMD Radeon Technologies Group (RTG) is ex Micron, we wanted to point out that he used to run Tegra for Nvidia before. The man who will replace Raja Koduri’s engineering talents comes from ATI and Synaptics. David Wang is now Senior Vice President of Engineering at RTG.

Google helps hack the iPhone
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 12:13

Google helps hack the iPhone


Tame Apple Press furious

The Tame Apple Press is spitting bile that the search engine outfit Google has released information which will help people hack the iPhone.

Nokia and Vodafone team up for 5G
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 12:43

Nokia and Vodafone team up for 5G


South African test

Former rubber boot maker Nokia will trial its 5G technology in South Africa in collaboration with UK telephone outfit Vodacom.

Sirin creating blockchain phone
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 28 September 2017 11:21

Sirin creating blockchain phone


Open Source and fee less

Sirin Labs is developing an open source model that runs on a fee-less blockchain technology.

Samsung sits on Snapdragons for second year
Published in Processors
Thursday, 24 August 2017 12:26

Samsung sits on Snapdragons for second year


That must make its eyes water


Samsung is sitting on the Snapdragon 845 chips for its Galaxy S9 and not letting anyone else get their paws on them.

Boffins working on battery free mobile
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 11 July 2017 06:00

Boffins working on battery free mobile


Zero power

Researchers from the University of Washington are working on a technique which will make batteries a thing of the past for mobile phones.

Expensive phone-maker for the rich and stupid runs out of cash
Published in Mobiles


No not that one, the other one


A British-based luxury phone maker which made its name flogging $50,000 smartphones decked out in alligator leather and titanium and fitted with sapphire screens, has run out of cash.