Mediatek Helio X20 SoC comes with companion core
Published in Processors
12 May 2015


Cortex-M4 for for low power usage

In addition to being the first deca-core SoC design, Mediatek's Helio X20 SoC will also feature a Cortex-M4 companion core for low power tasks.

MediaTek Helio X20 is a 20nm deca-core chip
Published in Processors
12 May 2015


Samples in Q3, products in early 2016

MediaTek is definitely becoming a major player that managed to change quite a few things in the smartphone SoC market. 

Toshiba's accounts were a load of old Tosh
Published in News
12 May 2015


Shares fall as the investigators are called in

Toshiba second probe into its own accounting in two years wiped close to $2.5 billion off the Japanese industrial giant's market value.

Asus Zenfone 2 reviewed, a step in the right direction
Published in Reviews
12 May 2015


Review: Alternative flagship for value minded consumers

The new Asus Zenfone 2 is all about offering high-end specs at mid-range prices, but does it really live up to the hype?

TSMC is the king of 28nm
Published in Processors
12 May 2015


78 percent of the market

TSMC looks certain to keep its foot firmly on the throat of 28nm chip production, according to a new study.

Moore amazed law lasted
Published in News
12 May 2015


Expected to have been dead in ten years

Gordon Moore speaking at an event celebrating 50 years of Moore's Law said he is amazed that it lasted.

Qualcomm planning Deca-Core Snapdragon 818 SoC
Published in Processors
12 May 2015


Following MediaTek

It appears that MediaTek's move to bring out an octa-core processor has disturbed the mighty Qualcomm.

Getting the Power back
Published in Processors
12 May 2015


IBM takes on Xeon

Biggish blue is upgrading its Power chips so that they can better compete with Intels Haswell-EX Xeon E7 v3 processors.

Carrizo shipped to China
Published in Processors
12 May 2015


Not for the west yet

AMD has begun shipping its first "Carrizo" chips, the Carrizo-L – at least if you live in China.

Kingston releases fastest DDR4 memory
Published in News
12 May 2015


Fast and expensive

Kingston HyperX has announced that it will be releasing what it calls the world's fastest 128GB DDR4 Memory Kit.