MediaTek says Helio P10 to thinner 5000 mAh phones
Published in Mobiles

Helio is it MAh you are looking for?

MediaTek has announced a P10 mainstream chip with the original title "Helio P10" which runs on a thinner 5000 mAh battery than any mainstream phone near you. 

UMC slows 28nm expansion
Published in Processors

Not worth it yet

UMC is slowing down its move to 28nm production capacity due to a less-optimistic outlook for demand in the second half of 2015.  

AMD claims its R390 series is a new chip -- but it's not
Published in Graphics

It looks the same

We don’t know what do you need to do to call a chip a new architecture but are suspicious about some comments about the R390 series

MediaTek MT8173 Cortex A72 runs Android 5.1
Published in Mobiles

Looks quite ready

We got to see the second version of the MediaTek MT8173, the world's first Cortex A72 tablet SoC. 

TSMC is the king of 28nm
Published in Processors

78 percent of the market

TSMC looks certain to keep its foot firmly on the throat of 28nm chip production, according to a new study.

Wafer shipments will remain flat
Published in News

UMC waiting 28 nm process sales to grow

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics has warned that its wafer shipments and ASPs to stay flat while sales generated from 28nm process technology grow.

Gigabyte introduces its own short GTX 960 graphics card
Published in Graphics

The Gigabyte GV-N960IX-2GD

Following in the footsteps of other Nvidia partners, Gigabyte has also unveiled its own version of the short Geforce GTX 960 ITX graphics card, the GV-N960IX-2GD.

AMD Greenland 2016 is a 14nm GPU
Published in Graphics

Focused on low power

Greenland is the successor of Fiji, and we don’t think it will be radically new core. The main goal for Greenland is to bring more performance per watt to AMD GPUs in 2016. 

UMC scoops up 28nm SoC orders from TSMC
Published in Processors

Qualcomm and MediaTek take the plunge

Last week it emerged that TSMC may be losing some 28nm orders to other foundries, and now it appears that UMC is snatching its business.

MediaTek's new SoC brand is Helio
Published in Processors

MT6795 is now Helio X10

Starting last week, following a strong showing at the Mobile World Congress, MediaTek has a new brand name for its premium phone SoCs that is easier to remember than MT, followed by four digits.