Intel 7560 CDMA support comes from Via
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 09:22

Intel 7560 CDMA support comes from Via


Not the sharpest knife in the drawer

Intel XMM 7560 is, according to company representatives, coming at some point next year. Since this is the first time we’ve seen an Intel XMM product supporting CDMA, we started asking around where did the modem comes from. 

Why Qualcomm settled on the Snapdragon 835 name
Published in Mobiles


Sounds better than 830

Some might be interested how Qualcomm chose the name Snapdragon 835, especially as most people expected to see the Snapdragon 830 replacing last year’s champion, the Snapdragon 820.

TSMC plans 7 nm in 2018 with MediaTek
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 09:19

TSMC plans 7 nm in 2018 with MediaTek


Catching up, fingers crossed strategy

TSMC is currently manufacturing the MediaTek 10nm, deca core based Helio X30 and it looks like in 2018, TSMC might be ready for 7nm and twelve core SoCs from the same house. 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 does not throttle
Published in Reviews
Thursday, 23 March 2017 21:07

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 does not throttle


Our own testing of score consistency

Before we tell you how well Snapdragon 835 benchmarked we wanted to share one more important thing. The 10nm chip really stays cool even after five runs of the same benchmark. Some of its competitors will fail significantly after five runs. 

Samsung Bixby to fight Siri, Alexa and Assistant
Published in Mobiles


Google assistant look alike for the Galaxy S8

Samsung is only a week away from the official announcement of its Galaxy S8 phone and the company officially shared that the new Samsung devices will get a new intelligent interface. The Korean mobile giant is using a rather questionable name, Bixby. 

2017 is the year of Gigabit LTE phones
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 16 March 2017 22:19

2017 is the year of Gigabit LTE phones


Qualcomm takes the lead

It has been quite some time since Qualcomm announced Snapdragon X16, the world’s first Gigabit LTE modem. The same GigabitLTE Snapdragon X16 modem is now part of the Snapdragon 835 - a 10nm SoC that is about to debut in a dozen high end phones. 

Intel underestimated the AMD Zen Ryzen threat
Published in Processors


Sources close to the matter

Ryzen 7 and now Ryzen 5 have launched and they are putting enormous pressure on Intel in the top-level market segment. After a whole decade, price/performance is definitely on AMD's side and even the upcoming Naples 32 core server part will put enormous pressure on  Intel’s cash cow in the server market. 

Qualcomm Centriq server supports Microsoft's cloud
Published in Processors


Qualcomm Centriq 2400 goes to OCP

Qualcomm is getting serious about its server and data center strategy and the company has announced support for Microsoft cloud services. 

How dual socket Naples compares to Intel’s E5 2699A V4
Published in Processors


Outspecing and outperforming $5000 CPU

AMD has given details of Naples and talked about its support at the Open Compute conference and it also shared a few performance numbers of a dual socket Naples with 64 core and 128 threes versus Intel’s latest dual socket Xeon E5-2699A.

Naples 32 core server chip announced
Published in Processors
Thursday, 09 March 2017 09:39

Naples 32 core server chip announced


As Fudzilla reported last year 

This is one of these "we told you so" moments, as we've already written many details about AMD 32 core Naples server – a data center processor.