AMD's Raja Koduri promoted to Radeon SVP
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 09 September 2015 18:09

AMD's Raja Koduri promoted to Radeon SVP


Runs all graphics and reports to Lisa

AMD has announced that our old friend Raja Koduri has been promoted to Radeon technologies' Senior Vice president and chief architect.

Private equity to buy  20 per cent of AMD
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 09 September 2015 09:26

Private equity to buy 20 per cent of AMD


EXCLUSIVE: Silver Lake also owns a chunk of Dell

Our well informed industry sources have told us that AMD is about to sell 20 percent of its stake to a private equity outfit called Silver Lake.

MediaTek says Helio X10 for USA
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 09 September 2015 09:07

MediaTek says Helio X10 for USA


Blu 6inch Phablet is lauched unlocked for $349

After doing so well in China for a while, MediaTek has announced its first US phone based on its flagship Helio X10 processor.

12.9 inch iPad Pro unveiled tomorrow
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 12:56

12.9 inch iPad Pro unveiled tomorrow


Side-by-side apps, A9X monster 14nm CPU

Apple has a busy day tomorrow. Apart from the iPhone 6S with iPhone 6S Plus, new Apple TV and Apple watch bands, the company plans to unveil the biggest yet, 12.9 inch iPad PRO. 

Xiaomi sells 1.5 million €108 Redmi 2 phones
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 11:53

Xiaomi sells 1.5 million €108 Redmi 2 phones


Three weeks after launch

Xiaomi has just announced that it managed to sell 1.5 million Redmi 2 phones in a bit more than three weeks. 

Sony CEO says company to invest €1.5B in sensor business
Published in Mobiles


Five times more than last year  

Sony CEO spoke about the company's super successful digital sensor business and he mentioned that most of the images you see today on social networks and broader use Sony image sensors. Yes iPhone 6 uses one too. 

Sony CEO talks extended HDR TV
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 04 September 2015 17:07

Sony CEO talks extended HDR TV


Sensor and camera business is huge 

Sony CEO was giving an update on his company at IFA 2015 trade show and he touched on eXtended Dynamic range, Sony cameras and his highly successful sensor business. 

New Moto 360 still missing piece of screen
Published in Wearables
Friday, 04 September 2015 13:36

New Moto 360 still missing piece of screen


But Motorola wants $349 to $399 

The first Moto 360 watch was a really desirable design. It was the first round Android Wear but it came with quite a few flaws. The new Moto 360 2015 is still missing a piece of screen but at least it has a better Snadragon 400 SoC powering it. 

Nexus 5 arrives September 29
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 04 September 2015 12:44

Nexus 5 arrives September 29


Comes with Snapdragon 808  and Android 6.0

LG's Nexus 5 will be in the shops on September 29 to celebrate the birthday of Android M (Marshmallow). 

Samsung announces Gamefly streaming
Published in Games
Thursday, 03 September 2015 12:02

Samsung announces Gamefly streaming


Nvidia Grid like service for Samsung TV

Samsung has just announced its subscription-based Gamefly streaming service for its TV which has a striking similarity to the Nvidia Grid.