Apple 2019 iPhone won't have 5G
Published in Mobiles

Exclusive: They will wait

After months of investigation we can report with a high level of certainty that Apple doesn’t plan to have 5G capabilities in an iPhone in 2019.

Intel mulls Chinese date after Micron divorce
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96-layer 3D-NAND flash plans

After Chipzilla and Micron have agreed to start seeing other people after finishing the development of 96-layer 3D-NAND flash, it is looking like Intel wants a hot Chinese partnership.

Turing not coming next month
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Still coming but not in March

It is starting to look like hopes that Nvidia is not going to release details of a new GPU for consumers called Turing in March.

High cost might trouble 5G
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A 5G smartphone will cost $1000 or $5000 for an iPhone

It is starting to look like the arrival of 5G will come at such a high premium it will put a lot off.  Word on the street is that an average 5G smartphone will cost $1,000 dollars which means that super premium phones with an over-the-top mark-up like the iPhone will come in at much higher than that.

Desktop sales continue to slide
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Now  below 100 million a year

Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that desktop PC sales in 2017 fell below 100 million for the first time.

Microchip to buy Microsemi
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Military chipmaker to be bought

Microchip is writing a cheque to buy Microsemi which is the most significant US commercial supplier of military and aerospace semiconductor equipment, for about $8.35 billion.

Toyota investing more than $2.8 billion in software
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Hands-free driving

Toyota is investing more than $2.8 billion to develop automated driving software.

Ghana teacher demos Office without computer
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Internet sensation

A teacher in Ghana who educates his students on computer technology - without any computers - has become an online hit.

Qualcomm demos 5G VR edge computing
Published in Network

Wireless VR from PC to HMD Snapdragon 835

By the summer of 2017, I started hearing the term edge computing from a lot of C level meetings I had in the computing industry and it became very clear that this is the next big thing. At MWC 2018, Qualcomm demonstrated edge computing 5G mm Wave powered VR, which is likely to become the future of VR.

MediaTek launched Helio P60
Published in Mobiles

Helio P70 coming

MediaTek has announced the successor to the Helio P30, and the brand number has doubled. Meet the Helio P60, an octa device with Cortex A73 and Cortex A53 combination.