Can SoC save AMD's bacon
Published in Processors
Thursday, 22 October 2015 10:45

Can SoC save AMD's bacon

AMD Embedded R-Series details 

The troubled chipmaker AMD thinks it is onto a winner with its new AMD Embedded R-Series SOC processors.

Qualcomm VP talks server strategy with Fudzilla
Published in Processors


Interview: Plans are very competative to Intel

Fudzilla had a chat with Vice President Product Management at Qualcomm Vinay Ravuri  and discovered how he is taking on Intel in his home turf of the server. 

AMD upgrades discrete graphics for embedded systems
Published in Processors


Three levels of performance

AMD has announced a new range of discrete graphics for embedded systems raning from "power efficient" to "high performance" and "ultra-high performance."

Google unveils new premium Pixel C tablet
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 23:56

Google unveils new premium Pixel C tablet


10.2-inch tablet powered by Nvidia Tegra X1 SoC

During its press event, Google has unveiled its new premium tablet, the 10.2-inch Pixel C powered by Nvidia Tegra X1 SoC and running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.

Amazon Fire 7 inch runs MediaTek MT8127 D
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 21 September 2015 10:51

Amazon Fire 7 inch runs MediaTek MT8127 D


1.3 GHz Quad A7 in $49 Tablet

The latest Amazon Fire tablet and console update is powered by various MediaTek chips and the 7invh $49 / 59 Euro peaked our interest the most. 

Microsoft interested in acquiring AMD
Published in Graphics
Friday, 11 September 2015 08:28

Microsoft interested in acquiring AMD


Exclusive: Talks taking place

Our industry sources claim that Microsoft is seriously talking to AMD about buying the chipmaker. The pair have been in talks for a while, but we are unsure if the deal is happening or when something will be announced. 

SoCs made more reliable
Published in Processors
Thursday, 10 September 2015 12:57

SoCs made more reliable


On-Chip error correction is the way forward

UK-based silicon IP firm UltraSoC has come up with a way of making SoC's more reliable using on chip error correction.

Sony fixes Snapdragon 810 overheating on Xperia Z5 Premium
Published in Mobiles


Teardown reveals dual heatpipe

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 SoC will go down in history as a SoC that likes to overheat but it appears that Sony managed to solve that problem with its newest Xperia Z5 Premium and Xperia Z5 smartphones by using a dual heatpipe to cool it down.

Snapdragon 820 Kryo clocks up to 2.2GHz
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 15:56

Snapdragon 820 Kryo clocks up to 2.2GHz


Twice the performance and power efficiency of Snapdragon 810

Qualcomm has just revealed the clock speed and manufacturing process for its Kryo core. Snapdragon 820 is a 14nm FinFET based quad-core with up to 2.2GHz core clock. 

Xiaomi makes its own SoC
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 31 August 2015 10:14

Xiaomi makes its own SoC


Joining the big boys in 2016

Xiaomi is the latest big phone manufacturer trying to make its own SoCs to differentiate itself from the fearsome competition.