Samsung posts record profit
Published in News
Thursday, 28 July 2016 11:39

Samsung posts record profit


Thanks Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge

While Apple is desperately trying to spin its sliding iPhone sales, its rival Samsung has posted its highest profit since the first quarter of 2014 thanks to strong sales of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.

MediaTek expected to do well in the third quarter
Published in Processors


Everyone wants its chips

MediaTek is to announce its third quarter results soon and the word on the street is that the outfit will do rather well.

Lenovo release Windows phone
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 July 2016 16:06

Lenovo release Windows phone


Four years after the announcement

Lenovo has finally released a Windows phone almost four years after it was announced and two years late.

$3.70 phone goes on sale
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 24 June 2016 12:48

$3.70 phone goes on sale


Freedom 251 is being touted as "suspect" by some

A while back we ran a yarn about an Indian company which was bringing out a $3.70 smartphone. The phone was controversial because some Indian politicans thought it was a scam.

Samsung aiming for 5G
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 11:32

Samsung aiming for 5G


Getting its A into G

After stuffing up its bets on wireless technology standards in the past, Samsung was to be in the global top-three player in 5G mobile networks.

Samsung makes 95 per cent of OLED market
Published in Graphics


While the rest of the world is talking about OLED displays, it seems that 95 per cent of the displays made by Samsung.

Asus teases new Nvidia mystery mobile GPU
Published in Graphics


Faster than GTX Titan X in 3DMark 11

Asus has dropped a bomb ahead of the Computex 2016 by teasing Nvidia's upcoming mobile Geforce GPU which is actually faster than desktop GTX Titan X.

Intel goes atomic over low-powered chips
Published in Processors


Ironically a week after killing two Atom chips


Just a week after killing off two generations of Atom mobile chips, Chipzilla has teamed up with a French atomic energy lab to look at future low-power mobile technologies.

Qualcomm defector claims Intel is better placed for IoT
Published in Processors


Chipzilla paid him $25 million so he should say that

The bloke who Intel paid $25 million last year to leave Qualcomm claims that Chipzilla is in a strong position to take control of the internet of things.

Apple shares in free fall
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 13 May 2016 09:14

Apple shares in free fall


Investors wake up

Apple shares are continuing to fall as more investors realise that the share price is not going to go up any more.