MediaTek Helio coming in 20nm soon
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 09:34

MediaTek Helio coming in 20nm soon


CorteX A72, 3rd gen LTE modem

MediaTek is going through a big branding transition, so in the future we will see more emphasis on the new Helio brand than on the model numbers such as MT6795.

Samsung's in-house modem developed over 7 years
Published in Mobiles


San Diego born and raised

Samsung's Exynos 7240 is a little miracle, and being the first mobile 14nm SoC in the market has its own benefits. 

The fact that Samsung 14nm SoC works surprised the industry
Published in Processors


No one expected such good yields

We found out one rather interesting story at the Mobile World Congress and it sheds more light on Samsung's decision to use Exynos SoCs for most markets instead of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810. 

Samsung Exynos 7420 14nm, a closer look
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 08:49

Samsung Exynos 7420 14nm, a closer look


64-bit, big.LITTLE Cortex-A57 at 2.1GGHz, A53 at 1.5GHz

Samsung had a rather short press conference, not talking that much about what is inside its new flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones, at least not in terms of silicon. 

Samsung 14nm SoC changes everything
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 23 February 2015 08:10

Samsung 14nm SoC changes everything


Qualcomm in trouble

Recently Samsung announced that serial production of its new 14nm SoC has already commenced. The new part is going to end up in Samsung Galaxy S6 and a few other devices.

Tegra business declines
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 13 February 2015 09:28

Tegra business declines


But that’s good news -- really.


Nvidia had a record Q4 and record financial year but tanking Tegra did not really help.

Nvidia schedules Made to Game event for March 3
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 10:24

Nvidia schedules Made to Game event for March 3


In San Francisco, at GDC 2015

Nvidia plans a new product announcement on the second day of MWC 2015 and it has sent invitations to press outlets for an event scheduled for the 3rd of March 2015. 

SK Hynix shipping 8Gb LPDDR4 in LG G Flex 2
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 09:56

SK Hynix shipping 8Gb LPDDR4 in LG G Flex 2


Premium phones choice in 2015

Hynix is a big name in the memory industry, and since phones are becoming small, yet quite powerful computers, it doesn’t come as a surprise that new memory standards are making their way to flagship phones. 

Shield Tablet with Tegra X1 coming soon
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 05 February 2015 11:03

Shield Tablet with Tegra X1 coming soon


By the end of March
 

It doesn’t come as a surprise that Nvidia is working on a new iteration of the Shield tablet. 

20nm GPUs not happening
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 09:37

20nm GPUs not happening


Yields bad beyond repair

We want to make sure that you realize that 20nm GPUs won’t be coming at all. Despite the fact that Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung and Apple are doing 20nm SoCs, there won’t be any 20nm GPUs.