5nm mobile chips to arrive in late 2020
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 22 November 2018 17:45

5nm mobile chips to arrive in late 2020


Industry contacts shared

The mobile industry is definitely outpacing the manufacturing progress of both GPUs and CPUs and this is not going to change anytime soon. Apple lead the industry with millions of 7nm A12 SoCs, Huawei and Qualcomm are joining in, while the PC industry will get them slightly later with much smaller volumes and with the help of small AMD.

HTC has its biggest drop in sales for two years
Published in Mobiles


Just getting worse

HTC has been struggling to stay competitive for years now with its Android handsets and virtual-reality headsets, but it has just reported itsbiggest drop in sales for two years.

Samsung expected to see smallest profits yet
Published in Mobiles


Smartphone cash cow is losing its Seoul

Samsung, much like its rival Apple, is finding that its smartphone cash cow is dying and the company is set to post its smallest profit growth in more than a year in the second quarter.

European governments using mobile metadata to deport immigrants
Published in Mobiles


Would chuck away that phone if I were you

European leaders appeasing the rise of anti-immigration parties are using metadata on smartphones to start sending migrants back.

EA hires Tim Leland
Published in Graphics
Monday, 11 June 2018 11:47

EA hires Tim Leland


Mobile guys now in charge for Frostbite

One of the key guys behind Adreno, Tim Leland, has joined EA and is working under CTO as a  general manager and VP in charge of the Frostbite engine. He will report to the EA’s CTO, Ken Moss. This hire definitely sets a wind of change within Electronic Arts.  

Mali G76 GPU and 8K V76 video processor detailed
Published in Mobiles


New GPU and new 8K video beast

ARM introduced three things today. The Cortex A76 is meant for the 7nm CPU, Mali G76 GPU and Mali V76 8K video processing unit.

Essential surplus to requirements
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 25 May 2018 10:40

Essential surplus to requirements


Andy Rubins cancels phone development

Andy Rubin's Essential Products business is considering selling itself and has cancelled development of a new smartphone.

OEMS offer AMD Ryzen PRO mobile and desktop APUs
Published in PC Hardware


With built-in Radeon Vega graphics

PC OEMs Dell, HP, and Lenovo are offering AMD Ryzen PRO mobile and desktop accelerated processing units (APUs) with integrated Radeon Vega graphics in a variety of their commercial systems.

Gigabyte confirms Nvidia mobile chip
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 11:00

Gigabyte confirms Nvidia mobile chip


Launched by the end of the year

An official Gigabyte UK Notebook representative has told the OverclockersUK forums that Nvidia's next-generation mobile GPUs will launch towards the end of this year.

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.