Sony can’t keep up with Chinese demand for smartphone cameras
Published in Mobiles

Exmor IMX214 – a victim of its own success

Sony is having a lot of trouble keeping up with demand for its Exmor IMX214 camera sensor, which is currently the part of choice for Chinese smartphone makers. 

Intel roadmap sheds light on Skylake rollout
Published in Processors

Broadwell-E coming next year

A new Intel roadmap suggests the first Broadwell LGA parts will launch in Q2, while Skylake-S parts will come in Q3. 

ARM sheds light on new Android runtime
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 08:05

ARM sheds light on new Android runtime

Big ART upgrade expected

Android is about to get big overhaul of its ART runtime, but details are still sketchy. The update could appear in the next big release, but there is no official info at this time. 

Windows phones to support Android and iOS apps
Published in Mobiles

If you can’t beat them…

Possibly the biggest announcement coming out of Redmond’s Build conference is that Windows 10 will support Android and iOS apps. 

Samsung loses more market share in China
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 30 April 2015 09:07

Samsung loses more market share in China

Drops to fourth spot first time since 2011

Samsung is having a tough time keeping up with aggressive competitors in mainland China, and now it has lost another spot in the rankings. 

Mlais unveils M7 phablet and MX battery beast
Published in Mobiles

Five phones in as many months

Remember Mlais? The young Hong Kong startup trying to undercut bigger smartphone players in China? 

Apple Watch S1 SoC demystified, looks like plain old A5
Published in Processors

iPhone 4S part in drag

It appears that Apple’s S1 smartwatch module uses a design eerily similar to the Apple A5 of iPhone 4S and iPad 2 fame. 

Xiaomi Mi4i wants to play havoc on mid-range market
Published in Mobiles

I is for India, but it has global appeal

Xiaomi’s new Mi4i is supposedly designed for the Indian market, but the phone should have no trouble attracting consumers around the world. 

Did AMD accidentally reveal Windows 10 launch date?
Published in News

Probably not, but whoopsiee nonetheless

AMD CEO Lisa Su may have inadvertently revealed the Windows 10 release date, but we are not entirely sure about it. 

Snapdragon 810 powered Xperia Z4 is official
Published in Mobiles

OIS selfie cam?

Sony’s flagship Xperia Z4 is official, with a new Qualcomm chip, some nifty features, and a very familiar look.