Qualcomm Centriq is a brand for data center SoCs
Published in Processors


Attacking the profitable server market

Today, most of the world server and data center market share belongs to Intel, while AMD and the whole ARM server conspiracy, sorry egosystems  are making tiny contributions when and if opportunities rise.

Apple's tenth-gen flagship iPhone to feature Smart Connector
Published in News


Simultaneous release of standard and "S" models possible


A week ago, we reported that alleged prototypes of Apple’s upcoming tenth-generation smartphones were released in a YouTube video comparing dimensions, features and aesthetics between three new devices.

Samsung working on 10nm SoC
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 16:09

Samsung working on 10nm SoC


Leak optimistically suggest Exynos 8895 at 4GHz

Of course, it is that time of the year. Apple, Qualcomm, MediaTek and now Samsung will have 10nm SoCs ready for  phones in early 2017. Of course Samsung wants to use its own 10nm SoC in the Galaxy S8 that is expected in late February 2017, but probably with a mix of 10nm Snapdragon too. 

Helio X30 has 10 cores in 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 15:51

Helio X30 has 10 cores in 10nm


Shipping in 2017

MediaTek has revealed that its 10nm processor will be manufactured by TSMC and that it should start shipping in early 2017. 

iPhone 7 mock ups caught on video
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 08 August 2016 10:10

iPhone 7 mock ups caught on video


No 3.5-mm audio

We are roughly just a month away from the iPhone 7/iPhone 7 Plus launch. The iPhone 6SE seems like a more appropriate name since we don’t expect any big upgrade from these phones,  but then again, maybe we'll be surprised. 

Qualcomm to debut with 10nm Server CPU
Published in Processors
Monday, 20 June 2016 18:32

Qualcomm to debut with 10nm Server CPU


More attractive ARMs 

Today we said how ARM server maker Cavium had acquired Qlogic and it has announced its first ARM based servers with Gigabyte. But it It looks like Cavium will get some serious competition as Qualcomm plans to release its own 10nm server chips. 

Samsung shows off 10nm LPDDR4 6GB mobile DRAM
Published in Memory


Headed for the Galaxy Note 6

Samsung has unveiled its 10-nanometer LPDDR4 6GB mobile DRAM which is probably heading for the much rumoured Galaxy Note 6 in August this year.

Qualcomm has two 10nm Snapdragons
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 April 2016 12:11

Qualcomm has two 10nm Snapdragons


830 and 828 in 10nm FinFET

We already expected a Snapdragon 823 which would be a faster version of MSM98996, better known as Snapdragon 820. Now the recent leak indicates that there might be a 828 and 830 coming later this year using the 10nm FinFET process.

2017 Snapdragon will be 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 April 2016 08:31

2017 Snapdragon will be 10nm


Exclusive:
Launched by the year's end

There has been a leak about the Snapdragon 823, or a successor to Snapdragon 820, which will be more than just a faster version –  our well-placed industry sources have confirmed that Qualcomm plans to use the 10nm process on the new chip late in 2016.

Samsung starts mass production of 10nm 8Gb DDR4 DRAM
Published in Memory


Improved data and power rates

Samsung has started mass production of "the industry's first 10nm, 8-Gb DDR4 DRAM chips," and memory modules based upon them.