Apple takes 92 per cent of smartphone profits
Published in Mobiles


But only has 20 percent of sales

You might love your android phone as much as you want but the numbers seems to be working better for Apple. 

MediaTek powered Chromebook after Christmas
Published in Mobiles


A72 MT8173 2.0GHz with USB Type-C

MediaTek plans to start shipping its MT8173 tablets before the end of this month but it has also shared some plans to start shipping its first Chromebooks. 

Core i5 6500 is the first sub-$200 Skylake
Published in Processors


Replaces Intel Core i5 4590

Skylake will show its face in August, for both the notebook and desktop markets, and we have some new information about the upcoming desktop parts. 

First Skylake Core i7 6700K scores revealed
Published in Processors


6.7 percent better than Haswell Refresh

The first scores of Chipzilla's highly anticipated Skylake desktop processors have been made public and they are better than the Haswell Refresh Core i7 4790K. 

MediaTek Labs LinkIt ONE giveaway
Published in Wearables


Develop a next generation game changer

The good folk of MediaTek Labs have a nice treat for the developer community. 

$199 Asus ZenPad 8 hits Best Buy
Published in Mobiles


22nm Moorefield Atom with iPad mini resolution

Asus has just started shipping its latest sub $200 toy, and this 8-inch tablet is now available via Best Buy. 

Qualcomm may lay off around 4,000 people
Published in Mobiles


To be announced in next conference call

Qualcomm is undergoing major restructuring and one side-effect of the overhaul is that some 4,000 jobs might be slashed. 

MediaTek X20 deca-core is actually a three-core processor
Published in Mobiles


Saves up to 30 to 48 percent of power vs two-cluster X10

MediaTek is relatively young company when it comes to smartphone SoCs. They started making System on Chip (SoC) for feature phones and smartphones years ago, and they grew from zero to 650 million sold chips within three years.

Windows insider preview build 10166 surfaces
Published in News


Bug fixing, still not RTM

Microsoft has just released the latest preview build of Windows 10 and the focus is on big fixing and fit and finish touches.

Microsoft Xbox music renamed to Groove
Published in News


Movies & TV app hits Windows 10 too

Microsoft has decided to rename Xbox Music to Grove, and the new brand makes sense. It also brings a new Movies & TV app to the new OS, and it's goal is to enable a richer media experience in Windows 10.