MediaTek Helio X20 goes after deep learning
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 13:22

MediaTek Helio X20 goes after deep learning


Neural networking 

MediaTek has revealed that its latest generation 10 core processor will be targeting neural networks and tge deep learning market.

MediaTek to sell 150 million LTE chips in 2015
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 11:11

MediaTek to sell 150 million LTE chips in 2015


In 18 month from zero to 180 million

MediaTek's Chief marketing officer Johan Lodenius has just mentioned that MediaTek plans to sell 150 million LTE chipsets in 2015.

Huawei’s Nexus isn’t the only hot Chinese phone launch
Published in Mobiles


Big and small brands rolling out flashy 5-inchers

By the end of the month, we will have a couple of new Nexus devices, including the first Nexus-brand phone manufactured by a Chinese brand, Huawei.

Omate launches two Android watches
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 11:04

Omate launches two Android watches


TrueSmart+ and TrueSmart-i

Smartwatch maker Omate has announced two new Android 5.1 watches with quite impressive hardware and $169 price tag. 

Amazon Fire TV 2015 is a huge win for MediaTek
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 21 September 2015 10:01

Amazon Fire TV 2015 is a huge win for MediaTek


World's first Cortex 72 shipping in millions

Qualcomm made quite a big deal last year about winning the Amazon's Fire TV with its Snapdragon 600 processor. We have to admit that this was quite a sweet deal with great processing power and a lot of streaming capabilities selling for very acceptable $99. 

Amazon launches the new Fire TV
Published in News
Thursday, 17 September 2015 17:58

Amazon launches the new Fire TV


Mediatek MT8173 SoC, Alexa and 4K/UHD support

In addition to three new Fire tablets, Amazon has updated its Fire TV box that can, according to Amazon, do everything that Apple TV can, and more.

Amazon announces new Fire HD tablets
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 17 September 2015 17:15

Amazon announces new Fire HD tablets


Mediatek scores a big win

Amazon has just unveiled three new tablets as a part of its new Fire series, including the Fire HD, the Fire and the Fire Kids Edition tablets.

MediaTek LinkIt board enables smart DSLR remote
Published in Wearables
Saturday, 12 September 2015 18:59

MediaTek LinkIt board enables smart DSLR remote


Trigger DSLR via SMS, Internet, GPS data too

Fudzilla started to follow the makers market around the inexpensive LinkIt boards and so far we saw some impressive projects.

Mediatek wants to push power management
Published in Motherboards
Friday, 11 September 2015 13:22

Mediatek wants to push power management


Targeting TV and smartphones

Beancounters at Digitimes research claim that Mediatek's moves to buy Richtek Technology will help the analog IC vendor to push its power management (PWM) gear to the smartphone and TV panel sectors.

MediaTek wants to buy Richtek
Published in Motherboards
Wednesday, 09 September 2015 12:06

MediaTek wants to buy Richtek


Wants analogue ICs

MediaTek is planning to write a cheque for a 51 per cent stake in analogue ICs Richtek Technology and might even buy the whole company.