AMD wants to make your VR headset wireless
Published in Graphics


Acquires Nitero millimeter wave company

You might seen we've writing about millimeter waves several times. and we usually attributed this term to 5G. AMD has just acquired Nitero, a millimeter wave company that wants to use this technology to cut the cord on your VR and AR headset. 

Samsung won't bend displays like Beckham until 2019
Published in Mobiles


Rounded will be the best you can expect

The next big thing may be bendable screens and devices, but it doesn’t look like you will see that anytime soon, at least not from Samsung. 

Samsung Galaxy S8 doesn’t Daydream
Published in Graphics


But it GearVRs just fine

Google made a lot of noise about its Daydream platform and a few of our colleagues have reported that you cannot install a Daydream app on a Galaxy S8 phone. 

GigabitLTE is all about average speeds
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Average speeds can double


We had a chance to see the GigabitLTE working at speeds up to 930 Mbps and upload speeds of 127.5 Mbps which is definitely the fastest that we’ve ever seen. But despite the fascination with the top speed, it is more important that GigabitLTE will significantly increase  average speeds. 

MediaTek Helio X30 scores 5750 in Geekbench
Published in Mobiles


Dramatic jump from Helio X20

MediaTek is expected to bring the Helio X30 deca-core in 10nm based devices to the market in the next few months and we've already got some initial numbers where the company compares the X30 with last years Helio X20. 

Intel 7560 CDMA support comes from Via
Published in Mobiles


Not the sharpest knife in the drawer

Intel XMM 7560 is, according to company representatives, coming at some point next year. Since this is the first time we’ve seen an Intel XMM product supporting CDMA, we started asking around where did the modem comes from. 

Why Qualcomm settled on the Snapdragon 835 name
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Sounds better than 830

Some might be interested how Qualcomm chose the name Snapdragon 835, especially as most people expected to see the Snapdragon 830 replacing last year’s champion, the Snapdragon 820.

TSMC plans 7 nm in 2018 with MediaTek
Published in Mobiles


Catching up, fingers crossed strategy

TSMC is currently manufacturing the MediaTek 10nm, deca core based Helio X30 and it looks like in 2018, TSMC might be ready for 7nm and twelve core SoCs from the same house. 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 does not throttle
Published in Reviews


Our own testing of score consistency

Before we tell you how well Snapdragon 835 benchmarked we wanted to share one more important thing. The 10nm chip really stays cool even after five runs of the same benchmark. Some of its competitors will fail significantly after five runs. 

Samsung Bixby to fight Siri, Alexa and Assistant
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Google assistant look alike for the Galaxy S8

Samsung is only a week away from the official announcement of its Galaxy S8 phone and the company officially shared that the new Samsung devices will get a new intelligent interface. The Korean mobile giant is using a rather questionable name, Bixby.