EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges
Published in News

Do not pass go, to not collect $200

As we expected the EU has finally waded into Google for “abusing” its dominant position in the smartphone market by forcing device makers to adopt certain apps.

Desktop use declining
Published in Notebooks

Another reason for fewer PC sales

While many have pointed to PC sales slumping because they are lasting longer, there are some numbers which suggest that people are not using their desktops so much.

Windows 10 mobile works on Snapdragon 820
Published in Processors

No reason for any delays

Microsoft has just issued some documentation which suggests that Windows 10 Mobile already supports the Snapdragon 820 chipset and the unannounced Snapdragon 830.

Three surface phones rumoured
Published in Mobiles

But not until 2017

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which suggests that Microsoft is going to bring out three Surface smartphones, but not until 2017.

Intel releases i7-6660U
Published in Processors

Low powered Skylake-U

Chipzilla has quietly added a new mobile chip to its pricelist.

AMD has not given up on mobile GPU
Published in Graphics

But only in the right circumstances

Raja Koduri, senior vice president and chief architect of AMD's Radeon Technologies Group has said that the outift is open to making a graphics processor for mobile devices but only in select circumstances.

Samsung builds 256GB embedded memory
Published in Memory

Coming to a high end phone near you

Samsung has announced a 256GB embedded memory chip which is expected to provide all the storeage you smart phone can need.

Xiaomi gets on its bike
Published in Mobiles

Who needs mobiles?

In an unusual sideline to its make products smartphone maker Xiaomi is getting into making bicycles.

HTC scores Nexus deal
Published in Mobiles

Three years

HTC has scored a deal to exclusively manufacture Nexus devices for the next three years.

SK Telekom demos 20Gbit per second 5G
Published in Mobiles

700 meters from the base station

Mobile World Congress was dominated by 5G – the next generation network that will replace the omni-present 4G / LTE network. Now South Korea's SK Telekom has showcased a demo of a base station and download speeds nearly 20 Gbit per second.