Amazon Prime Video becomes standalone product
Published in News


$2.99 for 6 months then $ / x €5.99

Amazon has just released its Prime Video as a standalone product that is immediately available in more than 200 countries. This is Amazon’s way to fight off Netflix's world dominance. 

Daydream VR gets Netflix support
Published in Graphics


Makes it more useful

Netflix is now available for Google’s Daydream VR platform. The app supports HBM and Hulu too. 

Windows 10 demo was on Snapdragon 821
Published in Mobiles


Qualcomm president confirms multiple chipset support
 

Just five days ago, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 has full support for Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs and everyone jumped to the conclusion expecting that only the Snapdragon 835 and the future SoCs are supported. It turns out that the device on stage was based on Snapdragon 821 confirming that Windows 10 runs on the current generation too.

Snapdragon 835 is fully Windows 10 compatible
Published in Games


Crysis 2 included

Microsoft just dropped a bomb.  At WinHEC it announced that the next generation Qualcomm Snapdragon processors have full Windows 10 support. Yes, this time, they will run every Windows X86 application via an emulator.

Qualcomm sampling world’s first 10nm 48 core server SoC
Published in Processors


Meet the Centriq 2400

There is a company with a hot server SoC based on ARM architecture developed from the ground up that has just announced commercial sampling of the world’s first 10nm 48 Core SoC and guess what that company is called? Qualcomm. So, Qualcomm beats Intel at its own game and managed to announce and sample the world’s first mobile and now server 10nm SoC.

MediaTek is jumping the automotive semi business
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Fully integrated solution in Q1 2017

Nvidia has already announced that its integrated automotive solution won the hearts of Tesla and Volvo, while Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 820A for automotive in early 2016. Now MediaTek has announced a plan to bring holistic, fully integrated system solutions to the automotive industry beginning in Q1 2017.

Kirin 970 SoC is 10nm
Published in Mobiles
06 December 2016

Kirin 970 SoC is 10nm


From the house of TSMC in 2017

The Kirin 960 is a 16nm SoC, that powered the Huawei Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro, and is quite powerful, but it seems that Huawei plans a Kirin 970 SoC made using the 10nm FinFET manufacturing process and with obviously faster performance at lower energy consumption. 

Meizu might launch completely bezel less phone
Published in Mobiles


Xmas miracle

Since the day Xiaomi launched the Mi Mix phone with 91.3 percent screen-to-body ratio, people have wanted to get their hands on it. Now, it looks like Meizu might launch a phone with a front almost completely made of display or close to 100 percent screen-to-body ratio.

Helio X27 and X23 launched
Published in Mobiles


Addition to Helio X20 and X25

MediaTek has announced two more Helio X20 series products - a Helio X27 and an X23 and as you can figure out from the names, Helio X27 is faster than the X25 while X23 is a bit slower. 

Netflix offers some content offline
Published in News


Smartphones and tablets

Netflix has finally listened to many people who travel and complained about the need for offline content. With the last update of Netflix applications, users around the world in 188 countries where Netflix is available can download some content.