Internet of Things will kick-start semi-conductor industry
Published in Wearables
22 April 2015


TSMC sees gold in them thar hills

Internet of Things (IoT) will be the semiconductor industry's next growth driver, according to TSMC president and co-CEO CC Wei.

 

Sony shows off 4K telly range
Published in News
22 April 2015


Into the normal price range

Sony has been showing off its comprehensive 4K Ultra HD TV lineup for those who want to be in advance of everyone else. 

AMD x86 16-core ZEN APU to fight Core i7
Published in Processors
22 April 2015


Greenland APU gives it the necessary firepower

AMD mini cores and modular designs backed by HBM graphics and the upcoming Greenland GPU core might be a winning combination for AMD.

TSMC promises 7nm chips in 2017
Published in Processors
22 April 2015


Promised you a miracle

TSMC is telling the world that it is optimistic about its abilities to make chips using super thin process technologies.

Apple set to make killing from iWatch
Published in Wearables
22 April 2015


There really is no hope for humanity

While anyone with any technical sense has placed the iWatch on "avoid," Apple has already made $3 billion on the chocolate teapot tech.

Google allows you to download your entire search history
Published in News
22 April 2015


Now you will know what the NSA does

While there has been some controversy about search engines handing over histories to the cops, it appears that Google is allowing people do download their entire history and export it.

AMD Greenland 2016 is a 14nm GPU
Published in Graphics
22 April 2015


Focused on low power

Greenland is the successor of Fiji, and we don’t think it will be radically new core. The main goal for Greenland is to bring more performance per watt to AMD GPUs in 2016. 

ARM 10nm and 16nm FinFET Cortex designs leaked
Published in Processors
22 April 2015


Ares, Prometheus, Artemis, Ananke and Mercury

ARM’s upcoming Cortex-A parts designed for 10nm and 16nm FinFET processes have been leaked, and someone at ARM is clearly a fan of Greek mythology.

MediaTek 10-core SoC employs huge.Medium.TINY design
Published in Processors
22 April 2015


Cortex-A72 backed by a squad of A53s

MediaTek appears to be working on a monstrous 10-core smartphone chip, based on ARM’s latest CPU cores. 

Strong ARM tactics yield results
Published in News
21 April 2015


Cash pile building

Chip designer ARM reported a 36 per cent rise in first-quarter net profit amid strong demand for its technology.