Samsung Exynos 7420 14nm, a closer look
Published in Mobiles


64-bit, big.LITTLE Cortex-A57 at 2.1GGHz, A53 at 1.5GHz

Samsung had a rather short press conference, not talking that much about what is inside its new flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones, at least not in terms of silicon. 

Qualcomm talks Snapdragon 820 at MWC 2015
Published in Processors


With custom 64-bit CPU core

While some of the first devices based on the Snapdragon 810 are about to hit the global market, Qualcomm has decided to unveil some the first details regarding its next big thing at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, the Snapdragon 820 SoC.

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are official
Published in Mobiles


64-bit 14nm Exynos with 5.1-inch 577ppi screen

Samsung has just officially announced the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge phones. Both phones share the same DNA and the only difference is that the S6 Edge has a dual-side curved screen. 

Dell XPS 13 in Europe starts at €1329
Published in Notebooks


In the US it starts at $799

Back at CES, we had a chance to see and feel the Dell XPS 13 notebook, which is the smallest 13-incher that we have seen so far.

Shuttle releases Broadwell-based fanless SFF box
Published in Motherboards


Shuttle DS57U is a passive one-litre PC

Shuttle made a name for itself making small form-factor computers and the company has now released a Broadwell 14nm based successor to its DS47 and DS437 models. 

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.

Samsung 14nm SoC changes everything
Published in Mobiles


Qualcomm in trouble

Recently Samsung announced that serial production of its new 14nm SoC has already commenced. The new part is going to end up in Samsung Galaxy S6 and a few other devices.

Desktop Pentium N3700 Braswell comes in Q2 15
Published in Notebooks


One quarter earlier than notebook version

It looks like Intel plans to release a desktop version of the Pentium N3700 one quarter ahead of the notebook version. 

Braswell 14nm Atom graphics supports DirectX 12
Published in Notebooks


4K times 2K resolution too

Braswell 14nm Atom is coming to notebooks / netbooks in Q3 2015, with a new iGPU in tow. 

Mobile Braswell Pentium coming in Q3 15
Published in Notebooks


Pentium N3700 is the name

Intel's transition from 22nm to 14nm, with out-of-order architecture better known as Atom, was not a walk in the park.