Qualcomm won't surrender to Apple
Published in Mobiles


Q1 financials out

Qualcomm has announced its Q1 fiscal earnings and the conference call was deeply influenced by Apple’s latest decision to legally go after Qualcomm. The president of the company was crystal clear that the company will work to vigorously defend its business.

Xiaomi might snub Mobile World Congress
Published in Mobiles


With or without Hugo Barra

It appears that Hugo Barra leaving Xiaomi for Facebook might not be the only interesting thing about the company as it is rumored that the firm might skip Mobile World Congress 2017 altogether.

Shield 2015 just got Android 7
Published in Games


Experience Upgrade 5.0.2

Nvidia started to roll out the Android 7, Experience Upgrade 5.0.2 for Shield 2015 Android TV customers, and everything Nvidia promised for the 2017 console, will find its way to the previous one.

Barra was poached by Facebook
Published in Wearables


Try and make something happen with VR

The bloke credited with helping sorting out Xiaomi was poached by Facebook where it is hoped he can do something with Oculus.

Sony bringing five new smartphones to MWC 2017 show
Published in Mobiles


Including a 5.5-inch 4K flagship with Snapdragon 835 SoC

It appears that Sony is going all out at the Mobile World Congress 2017 show as, according to the latest information, it will unveil a total of five new smartphones, including a 5.5-inch flagship, codename Yoshino.

Volta might get a die shrink after all
Published in News


TSMC’s 12nm named and shamed


There have been lots of rumours about what transistor lithography Nvidia will be giving their next-gen Volta graphics cards, but it is starting to look like it is tapping TSMC its “new” 12nm process.

Razer updates its BlackWidow Chroma keyboard
Published in News


Gives it a new wrist rest and a new switch option

Since the BlackWidow keyboard has been around since 2010, Razer has decided to slightly upgrade it to the new BlackWidow Chroma V2 version, giving it a new wrist rest as well as a third mechanical switch option, the Razer Yellow switch.

Sony rumoured to have a 4K phone at MWC
Published in Mobiles


Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 under the bonnet


Sony’s mobile efforts have been sliding lately, particularly in the US, but the outfit is rumoured to be preparing a rather interesting smartphone for MWC.

Kaspersky man charged with treason
Published in News


AV outfit says it is nothing to do with us


The AV world is a bit shocked by the arrest of Kaspersky Lab’s security expert Ruslan Stoyanov on charges of treason.

Trump to ban free and open internet
Published in News


Must be ruled by the US telcos

Shy and retiring US president Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump is almost certain to hand over control of the internet to the US comms companies and abandon the net neutrality which has made the technology great again.