Moving slowly toward the big table
Huawei managed to sell nine million of its P9 flagship phones. Since the company is currently the number three player in the total mobile market, this is not a bad result, but it definitely shows some space for improvement.
Ahead of original plans
The Snapdragon X50 is a chipset that might speed up the introduction of 5G worldwide. The 5G is going to influence us in so many ways that even the head of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, has mentioned 5G EU plans and deployment by 2020.
Return of the GPU Jedi
Nvidia, as you have seen, did an amazing job gaining a lot of the GPU high end and mainstream market. Pascal worked out great on the desktop and notebook, but it would be naive to expect that AMD is not going to come back with a vengeance.
Cost $130 but you cannot buy it
Remember Google Glasses? Well, Snapchat thinks it is a good idea to bring a similar concept and the company just started selling its Snapchat spectacles for $130, with a catch.
There is more to life than pixels
Nvidia just announced its fiscal Q3 2017 (not a typo Ed.) and the company reported record revenue of $2 billion, up 54 percent from a year ago. This is finally proof that Nvidia is more than a GPU outfit, as it finally expanded beyond its core business - gaming and professional graphics.
Won't dream on 720p
Google has revealed specifications for Daydram and has defined a minimum specification that you will need to make a Daydream work.
Self-driving Sasha Ostojic
It was quite a big deal when a key Zen engineer, Jim Keller, left AMD for Tesla, and we are starting to see a trend now as Sasha Ostojic Vice President, Software at Nvidia has taken a job at General Motors.
Nought to 55 percent in 30 minutes
Huawei's Mate 9 Phablet is an interesting device which comes with a USB Type-C charging port that can charge the phone to 58 percent within 30 minutes.
Even faster charging speeds in 2017
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 830 is just around the corner and it will support fast charging speeds of 28W. The technology is called Quick Charge 4.0 and the information comes from an accessory manufacture that wants to remain silent.
Powering Huawei's newest 5.9-inch phone
Huawei’s new Mate 9 is a 5.9-inch phablet that comes with with a Full HD screen and Kirin 960 SoC, featuring 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, micro SD card and the Mali-G71 MP8 GPU.