Xiaomi Mi5 launches on February 24
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 09:08

Xiaomi Mi5 launches on February 24


Snapdragon 820 to launch after Chinese New Year

A lot of people expected to see Qualcomm's Xiaomi Mi5 launching in late January or early February but apparently this will happen later than expected.

MediaTek adding LTE cat 6 to entry level SoCs
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 08:38

MediaTek adding LTE cat 6 to entry level SoCs


Quad or octa A53 with 300 Mbit download and 50 Mbit uploads

MediaTek appears to be ready to give three more entry level processors LTE Cat 6 so they can mangage a 300 Mbit download and 50 Mbit upload.  We already knew that the high-end deca-core X20 and mainstream eight core P10 were getting LTE Cat 6.

HTC One M10 will arrive after February
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 22 January 2016 12:47

HTC One M10 will arrive after February


Mobile World Congress 2016 will not get a wiff of Perfume

The HTC One M10 won't launch at the Mobile World Congress 2016, despite that the LG G4, Galaxy S7 and Edge and a few other phones will be there to take advantage of the publicity. 

The next generation 4-inch iPhone C on video
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Full metal jacket 


While most Apple iPhone rumours are ten a penny, our sources are confident that the next generation 4-inch iPhone lets call it iPhone 6C (7C) is getting an Intel 4G / LTE modem.

LG G5 Snapdragon 820 phone buzz starts
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 22 January 2016 08:27

LG G5 Snapdragon 820 phone buzz starts


Flagship at Mobile World Congress 2016

Qualcomm and LG have started buzzing that something cool will happen on February 21 – the day before the Mobile World Congress starts in Barcelona. We just got a confirmation that LG plans to launch a new flagship phone.

Future Intel PCs will have no wires
Published in Processors
Thursday, 21 January 2016 13:08

Future Intel PCs will have no wires


Intel's VP of business PCs  talks about cutting the strings

Tom Garrison does not think that wires have a future in corporate networks.  As vice president of the Client Computing Group and general manager of the Business Client Platforms Division at Intel Corporation, he is in a position to do something about it.

Meizu MX6 to feature Helio X20
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 January 2016 09:10

Meizu MX6 to feature Helio X20


Mediatek's long
SoC tradition continues

The Meizu MX6 looks set to ship with a MediaTek Helios X20 ten core and Mali T880 MP4 GPU under the bonnet.

Elephone P9000 phones have Helio P10
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 11:10

Elephone P9000 phones have Helio P10


January launch but shipping later

Chinese manufacturer Elephone has announced two new phones based around MediaTek's Helio P10 SoC –  the Elephone P9000 and Elephone P9000 lite.  It claims that it is the first company to get the new Helio P10 SoCs.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro has first Snapdragon 650
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Launches weeks after Note 3

Xiaomi has launched an updated version of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 called the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro. This seems to be one of the first phones powered with the Cortex A72 powered Snapdragon 650.

MediaTek releases a SoC for Ultra HD Blu-rays
Published in Wearables


MT8581 is shipping in 2016

MediaTek has shown Fudzilla its MT8581 –  a highly integrated multimedia system-on-chip for Ultra High Definition (4K) Blu-ray players.