Qualcomm tech might make cell towers obsolete
Published in News
22 May 2015


LTE direct

Chipmaker Qualcomm is trailing LTE Direct which could bypass cell towers and allow phones to talk directly.

Cirrus Logic makes seriously logical return to TSMC
Published in News
22 May 2015


Needs of the many

Cirrus Logic has shifted its orders back to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) after a high provide move to Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS).

Intel gives Microsoft an Edge
Published in News
22 May 2015


And they can keep him

It is starting to look like the glorious WinTel alliance which once ruled the known world is back together, if you look at what has been the secret sauce behind Microsoft's new Edge Browser it turns out that it is Intel,

Chromebooks sell like hotcakes
Published in Mobiles
22 May 2015


Hotcake makers unavailable for comment

Market research firm Gartner has estimated 7.3 million Chromebooks would be sold this year, thanks mostly to the education industry realising that kids need keyboards rather than touchscreen tablets.

Analyst realises that Apple watch is a lemon
Published in News
22 May 2015


Sales forcasts slashed

Analysts have finally started to wake up to the fact that Apple is probably attempting to flog a lemon with its iWatch.

Google, Twitter and Facebook must surrender to Tsar Putin
Published in News
22 May 2015


Must grass up his enemies

Russia's media watchdog has ordered Google, Twitter and Facebook to grass up the names and addresses of those who do not like President Vladamir Putin or be shut down.

Restructuring HP suffers pains in bottom line
Published in News
22 May 2015


Still better than expected

The maker of expensive printer ink, predicted that it would cost a fair bit to cut itself up even as it reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit.

Samsung 10nm ramp expected in late 2016
Published in Processors
22 May 2015


14nm FinFET churned out in four fabs

Samsung has announced that it plans to ramp 10nm production in 2016. 

Krzanich: Windows 10 won’t fuel PC sales
Published in Processors
22 May 2015


Intel CEO sceptical

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich does not expect the launch of Windows 10 to boost PC sales. 

ARM CEO says competition driving chip releases
Published in News
21 May 2015


Smartphones upgrading fast

ARM’s CEO Simon Segars said that technology in the mobile market is growing fast and smartphone makers are having to come up with new stuff every year.