Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835 has incredible standby
Published in Notebooks


Four to five times better than some Intel

Qualcomm talked a bit here at the Computex show about  Snapdragon 835 running Windows, and we had a chance to see a demo and chat with Qualcomm’s Don McGuire VP of product marketing and Pete Bernard, a Principal Group Program Manager partner and customer engagement R&D chap at Microsoft. 

SK Telecom to launch a 5-Band CA
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 11:30

SK Telecom to launch a 5-Band CA


700 Mbps speeds today, GigabitLTE in 2018

SK Telecom is Korea's largest wireless carrier and the company promised to start 5G trials in early 2018 and align with Fa ebruary start in Korea’s own PyeongChang 2018. Before that happens, the company is getting ready to roll out the 5-Band CA next month. 

Galaxy S8 pre-orders are 30 percent higher
Published in Mobiles


Beating the S7 pre-orders

It looks like the market is more forgiving than many expected as Samsung announced that S8 pre-orders were up 30 percent compared to S7 pre-orders in 2016. 

T-Mobile showcases GigabitLTE speed
Published in Network
Monday, 17 April 2017 11:57

T-Mobile showcases GigabitLTE speed


Galaxy S8 with Snapdragon X16 modem

The Samsung Galaxy S8 will end up with pre-order customers before the end of this week. But if they get one from T-Mobile US, people might experience GigabitLTE speeds in the near future. 

GigabitLTE is all about average speeds
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 30 March 2017 09:43

GigabitLTE is all about average speeds


Average speeds can double


We had a chance to see the GigabitLTE working at speeds up to 930 Mbps and upload speeds of 127.5 Mbps which is definitely the fastest that we’ve ever seen. But despite the fascination with the top speed, it is more important that GigabitLTE will significantly increase  average speeds. 

2017 is the year of Gigabit LTE phones
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 16 March 2017 22:19

2017 is the year of Gigabit LTE phones


Qualcomm takes the lead

It has been quite some time since Qualcomm announced Snapdragon X16, the world’s first Gigabit LTE modem. The same GigabitLTE Snapdragon X16 modem is now part of the Snapdragon 835 - a 10nm SoC that is about to debut in a dozen high end phones. 

Samsung officially details Exynos 8895
Published in Processors
Saturday, 04 March 2017 17:01

Samsung officially details Exynos 8895


10nm, Gigabit LTE, octa core and Mali G71 GPU

Samsung decided not to talk about the Galaxy S8 at the Mobile World Congress, channeling all the media attention to a Galaxy S3 tablet.