Discounted older MediaTek phones up for grabs
Published in Mobiles

Ranging from $75 to $180

There is a mobile phone sale currently going on with some of last year's top of the range mainstream phones are going for $130 to 180 USD.

Edge screen Meizu might be coming soon
Published in Mobiles

While CEO questions Meizu MX6 purpose 

Meizu Pro 7 might be the flagship Meizu phone with a curved screen that goes directly after the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and similar edged devices. The picture of the rear surface appeared and at the same time someone leaked an internal mail from Meizu's CEO expressing concerns that MX6 is too similar to Meizu 6 Pro. 

Why Apple deal is not so important to Qualcomm
Published in Processors

Apples are not the only fruit

The Tame Apple Press has been running down Qualcomm since its favourite company announced it was buying chips from Intel, but there are good reasons why the American chipmaker should not care that much.

MediaTek & TSMC go full on in Taiwan again
Published in News

MT6625 shortage to end after earthquake

MediaTek and its manufacturing partner TSMC are back to being flat out in Taiwan bringing to an end the MT6625 communications chip shortage.

MediaTek gets into the car race
Published in Wearables

Talking to European car vendors

MediaTek's R&D teams are working with European-based car vendors to develop the company's automotive electronics and virtual reality (VR) offerings.

MediaTek is a Daydream believer
Published in Mobiles

Qualcomm still keeping quiet

MediaTek has told some media outlets that it plans to support Google's new VR platform called Daydream.

Mediatek will spin off VR unit next month
Published in Wearables

Will boost VR business

MediaTek is so confident about its VR plans it is going to spin off its VR division to form an independent company in June.

TSMC to drop 16nm and 20nm pricing
Published in Processors

Helping out its contract chip makers

TSMC is thinking about dropping contract prices for its handset-IC clients to help ease the pressure of their declining ASPs and gross margins.

MediaTek talks about 4K and HDR
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In 2016, streaming Ultra HD is the key

On Thursday, MediaTek executives took part in a 2016 Futuresource New Content Horizons conference together with Samsung, Sony and DTS in the heart of the entertainment industry, in West Hollywood, California.

MediaTek partners with NavInfo
Published in News

Digital mapping service and 82.9% stake in AutoChips

Rumors that MediaTek might acquire Intel’s mobile division spiked a lot of conversations all over tech industry which, as we said, were  wrong. But MediaTek did announce a strategic partnership with NavInfo which is a Chinese-based digital mapping service provider and now an automotive chip manufacturer.