Sony CEO says company to invest €1.5B in sensor business
Published in Mobiles


Five times more than last year  

Sony CEO spoke about the company's super successful digital sensor business and he mentioned that most of the images you see today on social networks and broader use Sony image sensors. Yes iPhone 6 uses one too. 

Sony CEO talks extended HDR TV
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 04 September 2015 17:07

Sony CEO talks extended HDR TV


Sensor and camera business is huge 

Sony CEO was giving an update on his company at IFA 2015 trade show and he touched on eXtended Dynamic range, Sony cameras and his highly successful sensor business. 

New Moto 360 still missing piece of screen
Published in Wearables
Friday, 04 September 2015 13:36

New Moto 360 still missing piece of screen


But Motorola wants $349 to $399 

The first Moto 360 watch was a really desirable design. It was the first round Android Wear but it came with quite a few flaws. The new Moto 360 2015 is still missing a piece of screen but at least it has a better Snadragon 400 SoC powering it. 

Nexus 5 arrives September 29
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 04 September 2015 12:44

Nexus 5 arrives September 29


Comes with Snapdragon 808  and Android 6.0

LG's Nexus 5 will be in the shops on September 29 to celebrate the birthday of Android M (Marshmallow). 

Samsung announces Gamefly streaming
Published in Games
Thursday, 03 September 2015 12:02

Samsung announces Gamefly streaming


Nvidia Grid like service for Samsung TV

Samsung has just announced its subscription-based Gamefly streaming service for its TV which has a striking similarity to the Nvidia Grid. 

Sony Xperia Z5 brings 4K screen to phone
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:34

Sony Xperia Z5 brings 4K screen to phone


Three phones powered by Snapdragon 810

Sony has announced its Xperia Z5 family that has three phones, from compact to premium. They all have a Snapdragon 810 and some impressive screen choices. 

Titan cost $2000 claims Intel exec
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:06

Titan cost $2000 claims Intel exec


"Fact" used to prove Skylake does H.265 faster

In a desperate bid to demonstrate how good the H.265 decode is on Skylake, Intel was a little creative about its facts.

MediaTek has Indian mobile plans
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 20:57

MediaTek has Indian mobile plans


Teams up with India's largest handset maker

MediaTek has teamed up with Micromax India’s leading handset player as part of its push into the huge market.  

Vevo music poaches top Qualcomm exec
Published in News
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 17:28

Vevo music poaches top Qualcomm exec


Jon Carvill is now VP of communications   

A rock star PR who worked as a Senior Director of communication at Qualcomm has been poached by the music outfit Vevo.

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.