OnePlus admits to having a dodgy USB Type-C cable
Published in News


Not to spec

OnePlus has admitted to designing a dodgy USB Type-C cable in what might be the first high-profile case.

Samsung starts production on TSV DDR4
Published in Memory


128GB DDR4 modules built


Samsung has started mass production of 128GB DDR4 modules built using 'through silicon via' (TSV) technology.

Vivo X6 and X6 Plus have Helio X20
Published in Mobiles


First of many

MediaTek has previously said its Helio X20 will start shipping to partners in late 2015 and that most of them will launch their designs in early 2016. Vivo will be an early adopter and launch Vivo X6 and X6 Plus with Helio X20 on the last day of November.

Intel loses LG’s Nuclun 2 to TSMC
Published in Processors


Low production capacity

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Intel will not be getting the work for LG’s Nuclun 2 because it lacks the production capacity.

Out-of-date Apple will get OLED screens next year
Published in Mobiles


Better late than never

Fruity Cargo cult Apple is so desperate for ideas it is trying to update itself using OLED technology from its rival Samsung which is used in most high-end Android smartphones.

More Chinese chipmakers go for ARM
Published in Processors


All thanks to government cash

ZTE has received a pile of cash from the Chinese government to speed up the development of its own application processors based around ARM designs.

Levono loses its Vibe to a Lemon
Published in Mobiles


... and Motorola

Lenovo is cutting out its Vibe brand of middle-to-high-end phones.

Huawei Mate 8 is a new home for Kirin 950
Published in Mobiles


Android 6.0 and Cat 6 modem in 6 inch

Huawei Mate 8 has been officially announced by the Huawei and the company has confirmed that you will see it at CES 2016.

Fossil’s Q Founder on sale
Published in News


$295 for Android Wear


Fossil's first Android Ware smartwatch has gone on sale for $295.

LCD TV sales will be flat next year
Published in News


Not going to pick up next year

There is no end in sight to the slack sales of LCD TVs.