Xiaomi will fire up its homemade rifle soon
Published in Processors


A mobile processor of its own

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi is about to launch a mobile processor to reduce its dependence on Qualcomm and MediaTek.

Top Chinese CEO says Apple has lost momentum
Published in News


LeEco says iPhone maker is outdated

A top Chinese company CEO has said that Apple is outdated and no longer as innovative as it once was.

iPhone 7 going to be pants warns analyst
Published in Mobiles


Nothing to see here move on please

The Tame Apple Press is gearing itself up face the fact that the iPhone 7 is not going to be much different from the iPhone 6 and that the so called inovative company is just tweaking its increasingly out-of-date designs.

Intel convinces Mobile boss to stay
Published in Mobiles


Modem conspiracy theories quashed

Aicha Evans, the head of Intel's wireless group has been convinced to remain part of Chipzilla after announcing she was going to quit a week ago.

AMD hints at three console sales wins
Published in Graphics


Three new consoles coming

AMD's investor statement appears to suggest that there are three new consoles about to arrive fuelling rumours of the new PlayStation codenamed Neo and the Nintendo NX.

IDC predicts VR will rocket this year
Published in Wearables


Heading for 110 million units by 2020

Tarot readers at IDC have shuffled their deck and reached the conclusion that this year will be the year of VR and AR.

Acer says no to VR
Published in Wearables
26 April 2016

Acer says no to VR


Will work with others

Acer's boss Jason Chen says his company will not make its own VR devices and will focus on getting its gaming products to work with the existing VR platforms.

Microsoft Surface phone rumoured to have Snapdragon 830
Published in Processors


Wants top of the range

The much rumoured never seen Microsoft Surface Phone is not likely to have Intel inside.  According to the latest rumours, it will have the unannounced Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 instead.

Qualcomm buries the hatchet with LG
Published in Processors


LG agrees to pay more for its chips

Qualcomm has buried the hatchet with LG after the smartphone vendor agreed to pay more for its chips.

Apple entertainment booted out of China
Published in News


We already have a nice walled garden thanks

It looks like Apple's hopes to make up some of the cash it is losing to slumping smartphone sales by getting into the entertainment business have been thwarted by Chinese censors.