Targeting TV and smartphones
Beancounters at Digitimes research claim that Mediatek's moves to buy Richtek Technology will help the analog IC vendor to push its power management (PWM) gear to the smartphone and TV panel sectors.
6GB of RAM to enable real phone productivity.
Moore's law may not hold true in processor tech any more, but memory chips keep getting denser, bigger, faster.
The British regulator Ofcom has said that smartphones have overtaken laptops as the preferred way for Britons to go online.
So much for Apple growing there
While the Tame Apple Press made much out of Apple's lack lustre results by talking up its smartphone prowess in China, it appears that things are not well behind the Bamboo curtain.
Nearly 60 per cent
LG Electronics has seen its quarterly profit plunged 59 percent as losses from TVs offset gutted improvements to its smartphone business.
Life's good according to analysts
MWC 2014: Lenovo S860, S850 and the S660
Entry- and mid-level segment
Everyone wants 41 Megapixels
To focus on smartphones