1.3 GHz Quad A7 in $49 Tablet
The latest Amazon Fire tablet and console update is powered by various MediaTek chips and the 7invh $49 / 59 Euro peaked our interest the most.
Exclusive: Talks taking place
Our industry sources claim that Microsoft is seriously talking to AMD about buying the chipmaker. The pair have been in talks for a while, but we are unsure if the deal is happening or when something will be announced.
On-Chip error correction is the way forward
UK-based silicon IP firm UltraSoC has come up with a way of making SoC's more reliable using on chip error correction.
Teardown reveals dual heatpipe
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 SoC will go down in history as a SoC that likes to overheat but it appears that Sony managed to solve that problem with its newest Xperia Z5 Premium and Xperia Z5 smartphones by using a dual heatpipe to cool it down.
Twice the performance and power efficiency of Snapdragon 810
Qualcomm has just revealed the clock speed and manufacturing process for its Kryo core. Snapdragon 820 is a 14nm FinFET based quad-core with up to 2.2GHz core clock.
Joining the big boys in 2016
Xiaomi is the latest big phone manufacturer trying to make its own SoCs to differentiate itself from the fearsome competition.
Might save its bacon
Fabless chipmaker AMD is hoping that it might be able to push into China.
Powersaving from Cortex-A7 architecture
Freescale has been showing off its two Linux-ready, 28nm i.MX7 SoCs.
Looks quite ready
We got to see the second version of the MediaTek MT8173, the world's first Cortex A72 tablet SoC.