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Watching Apple's MacBook silicon, M1 presentation left me astonished by the amount of information not based on facts. Without any thread of evidence, Apple's Johny Srouji, Senior Vice President, Hardware Technologies, was throwing claims that it has the fastest CPU core, fastest GPU core, best performance per watt, and throwing 2X or 3X in the equation.
Datacenter power/performance leadership
We have reported that a hot new chip startup founded by ex-Apple and ex-Google engineer rock stars, got funded in the first round of financing with $53 million. Now, Nuvia is ready to share some preliminary performance and power numbers. Both power and performance are beating every mobile and server CPU core that exists on the market.
The phone trends in 2019
There is a clear trend toward a whole uninterrupted screen for end users to enjoy on their phones and every year we are getting closer to that. The trend includes more cameras, slide, and pop-up, all helped by computation and AI.
We have been sitting on this piece of information for a while, but maybe it's the right time to share it with you. Navi 7nm the 2019 chip will not be a high end GPU, it will be a quite powerful performance/mainstream chip.
Official specs, pricing but no bench
AMD has shared a few updates on the highly anticipated HBM 2 based Vega architecture and we finally know the official specs.
With some restrictions, it's fair to say
During a press event in New York City today, Microsoft Windows boss Terry Myerson took the stage to announce Windows 10 S, a new version of the company’s operating system designed at undermining the rise of low cost Chromebooks in American classrooms.
Only for Ashes of the Singularity for now
AMD is apparently delivering on its promise that it will push developers to bring patches that will improve performance for its Ryzen CPUs and Oxide Games' Ashes of the Singularity is the first one to get it.
WD jumps into NVMe market
Western Digital has announced its first entry into the NVMe Solid State Disk market. Coming out of the gate strong, its first offering is a PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe-based SSD that it expects to deliver more than three times the sequential read speeds over their current SATA SSDs portfolio
WD raises the stakes
Another player doubles down on the competitive SSD game space.
Geekbench is much higher too
HTC is committed to updating most of its flagship phones within 90 days of the Google official OS release. Last year's flagship HTC M9 has been updated and we have noticed that most benchmark scores have significantly increased.