M2 series of SoCs frozen
No one wants Macbooks
Fruity cargo cult Apple has been forced to suspend the production of its super-hyped M2 systems on a chip because no one wants to buy the Macbook for which it was designed.
Chinese pushing into the GPU market
Loongson LS2K2000 system-on-chip (SoC) unlikely to teach the West much
Loongson is about to release an SoC which has a GPU on board.
Russia was on the way to having some pretty good Arm SoC
And then Tsar Putin invaded Ukraine
Russian chip maker Baikal Electronics was halfway to having an SoC series from eight cores to 48 before Tsar Putin invaded Ukraine and crippled the entire industry.
MediaTek brings Dimensity 1080 SoC
Higher clocks and 200MP ISP
MediaTek has announced its new Dimenstiy 1080 chipset, a mid-tier SoC that brings clock and camera improvements compared to the Dimensity 920 SoC.
Qualcomm officially announces new 4nm W5 and W5+ Gen 1 SoCs
Purpose-built for next generation wearables
Qualcomm has announced its successors to the Snapdragon Wear 4100 series SoCs, the 4nm Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 and the W5+ Gen 1, promising impressive improvements for next generation wearables.
Japanse boffin sues Intel
It nicked FPGA SoC chips that use ALM and my other acronyms
Japanese boffin Masahiro Iida is incandesnant with rage that Intel has borrowed his idea for Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) and System-on-Chip (SoC) chips that employ Adaptive Logic Modules (ALM).
Qualcomm maintains leadership in premium smartphones
Analysis: Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 proves it
Qualcomm recently launched a new flagship Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and proved it still can maintain a significant distance between its nearest chipset competitor.
Exynos 2200 officially supported by Netflix
Dimensity 1200, Unisoc also made on the list
Netflix has a demanding rule for qualifying to play in HD, HDR, and supported chipsets. The chips from HiSilicon, MediaTek, Qualcomm, Samsung, and Unisoc made it on the list, but surprisingly, Netflix announced official support for Exynos 2200.
Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 SoC for handheld gaming
SoC targeting handheld consoles, as well as other devices
Qualcomm is on a roll these days at its annual Snapdragon Tech Summit 2021, and a big part of the day-two has been left for the Snapdraong G3x Gen 1, a special SoC targetting handheld consoles and similar devices. It even partnered up with Razer, creating the Snapdragon G3x Handheld Development kit.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC is now officially announced
ARMv9 CPU cores, new Adreno GPU, camera improvements, and more
During its annual Snapdragon Tech Summit 2021, Qualcomm has unveiled its latest flagship mobile SoC, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, bringing improvements across the board, including new ARMv9 CPU cores, new Adreno GPU, 7th Gen Qualcomm AI engine, camera improvements with Snapdragon Sight Camera Technology, 4th gen Snapdragon Elite Gaming, and more.