Demand for 4K/UHD TVs to go through the roof
Published in News
26 December 2014


FutureSource predicts 72% CAGR

Demand for ultra-high definition (UDH or 4K) television sets is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 72% thru 2018.

Intel investing $550m in Israel fab
Published in Processors
26 December 2014


Kiryat Gat goes 10nm

Intel is investing a further $550 million in Israel, more specifically in the upgrade of its Fab 28 in Kiryat Gat.

Meizu MX4 scores 51356 in AnTuTu
Published in Mobiles
25 December 2014


MediaTek MT6595 octa-core inside

We had a chance to play with a phone that’s relatively uncommon in the western hemisphere. We are so focused on iPhone, Galaxy phones, Motorola, HTC and LG high-end phones that we don’t get to see Xiaomi and Meizu, both Chinese mobile phone manufacturers coming with very fast phones.

HTC Hima might be One M9
Published in Mobiles
25 December 2014


Snapdragon 810 and 5-inch screen

I still remember the 4.3-inch HTC HD2 and the fact that everyone around me was calling this phone insanely big.

ITC gets involved in Samsung-Nvidia dispute
Published in News
25 December 2014


Investigating patent infringement claims

The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) is investigating complaints filed by Samsung against Nvidia. 

LG G3 getting Lollipop Android 5.0 in Europe
Published in Mobiles
24 December 2014


Makes the phone much snappier

Poland was the first country to get the Android 5.0 for the LG G3 in the world, followed by LG’s native Korea and now it looks like Austrians are next in line. Our LG G3 got the Android 5.0 update yesterday and we heard that some people got the update last week.

Shield Tablet gets Android 5.0.1 update
Published in Notebooks
24 December 2014


Tablet software upgrade 2.1

Nvidia definitely wants to keep its supporters at its toes. Nvidia Shield tablet is the only tablet outside the Nexus series to get Android 5.0 and guess what, Nvidia just announced 5.0.1 as well.

Samsung starts manufacturing LPDDR4 4GB
Published in Memory
24 December 2014


64-bit phones watch out

Samsung has started mass producing LPDDR4 memory and is hoping to sell the chips for 2015 high-end phones. These are 20nm memory chips and LPDDR4 will be supported by some SoCs.

US Government official sues journalists over Snowden
Published in News
24 December 2014


Free speech helps "foreign enemies"

A US government official has decided to sue the makers of an Oscar-contending documentary about Edward Snowden. 

Huawei cashes in on Xiaomi’s business model
Published in News
24 December 2014


Cheap is the way forward

Huawei has taken sales of its low-price Honor brand of smartphones to 20 million from 1 million in just one year by using the online-only strategy it copied from smaller upstart Xiaomi.