Cyanogen announces partnership with Qualcomm
Published in Mobiles


Coming to Qualcomm reference designs

While it may have been overshadowed by MWC product announcements, Cyanogen’s partnership with Qualcomm could be a big deal in the long run. 

Sony rolls out Xperia M4 Aqua
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 02 March 2015 09:16

Sony rolls out Xperia M4 Aqua


Water resistant mid-ranger

Sony has launched the Xperia M4 Aqua, a slim and stylish mid-range smartphone with IP68 certification. 

ZTE Blade S6 shipping in Europe
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 02 March 2015 08:40

ZTE Blade S6 shipping in Europe


64-bit Qualcomm and Lollipop in a familiar package 

The ZTE Blade S6 is a mid-range phone designed for the Asian market, but now it’s coming to Europe and it has a couple of things going for it. 

Huawei enters Android Wear market in style
Published in Wearables

 

Spec unknown, but the Huawei Watch is a looker

Look out Moto and LG, you no longer have a monopoly on good looking, round smartwatches – thanks to the guys and gals at Huawei. 

Imagination Technologies announces console GT7900 GPU
Published in Graphics


If only there were any Android consoles…

The new Imagination Technologies PowerVR GT7900 GPU is designed for Android consoles, but could it end up somewhere else instead? 

Broadcom announces smartwatch platform
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 26 February 2015 08:38

Broadcom announces smartwatch platform


Promises better battery life, loads of features

Broadcom has announced a new smartwatch platform, designed to cut the power consumption in Android Wear devices. 

Affordable Huawei Honor Holly coming to Europe
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 09:45

Affordable Huawei Honor Holly coming to Europe


Moto G killer

The Huawei Honor Holly is coming to Europe next month and early listings suggest it will be priced at £74.99 in the UK, down from the recommended retail price of £109.99. 

AMD Carrizo specs revealed at ISSCC
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 08:19

AMD Carrizo specs revealed at ISSCC


Higher density, lower power

AMD has revealed more details about its upcoming Carrizo APU at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC).

Intel says 10nm on track, Moore’s Law alive and kicking
Published in Processors


For now, not sure after 7nm

Intel expects Moore’s Law will be around for a few more years, but after the semi industry hits 7nm, things could get a little complicated.

Japan Display announces reflective smarwatch display
Published in Wearables


0.5% of what a traditional LCD would consume

Japan Display Inc. (JDI) has announced a new smartwatch display that could lead to substantial battery life improvements.