Nvidia VP of software goes to General Motors
Published in News
Thursday, 10 November 2016 10:29

Nvidia VP of software goes to General Motors


Self-driving Sasha Ostojic

It was quite a big deal when a key Zen engineer, Jim Keller, left AMD for Tesla, and we are starting to see a trend now as Sasha Ostojic Vice President, Software at Nvidia has taken a job at General Motors. 

Huawei Mate 9's 22.5W super charger is super-fast
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 17:14

Huawei Mate 9's 22.5W super charger is super-fast


Nought to 55 percent in 30 minutes

Huawei's Mate 9 Phablet is an interesting device which comes with a USB Type-C charging port that can charge the phone to 58 percent within 30 minutes.

Quick Charge 4.0 to support 28W
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 17:00

Quick Charge 4.0 to support 28W


Even faster charging speeds in 2017

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 830 is just around the corner and it will support fast charging speeds of 28W. The technology is called Quick Charge 4.0 and the information comes from an accessory manufacture that wants to remain silent. 

Huawei's new Kirin 960 SoC is the first with Cortex-A73 cores
Published in Mobiles


Powering Huawei's newest 5.9-inch phone

Huawei’s new Mate 9 is a 5.9-inch phablet that comes with with a Full HD screen and Kirin 960 SoC, featuring 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, micro SD card and the Mali-G71 MP8 GPU.

Qualcomm might be hit by Note 7 fiasco
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 03 November 2016 13:57

Qualcomm might be hit by Note 7 fiasco


But partners might save the day

Qualcomm has eventually admitted that the Note 7 cancelation will have an effect on business.

Qualcomm confirms a 10nm Snapdragon
Published in Processors
Thursday, 03 November 2016 11:00

Qualcomm confirms a 10nm Snapdragon


Executive Vice president previews 2017 chip

Qualcomm’s executive vice President Cristiano Amon has confirmed, on the record, the existence of a premium tier 10nm Snapdragon.

Qualcomm wows Wall Street with $6.2 biillion revenue
Published in Mobiles


Strong Chinese licensing and chipset shipments

Qualcomm is having a great day. Not only has the outfit acquired NXP for $47 billion it also announced that it made $6.2 billion revenue in this quarter – an increase of 13 per cent year-over-year.

Macs will have 10nm Intel in late 2017
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 17:16

Macs will have 10nm Intel in late 2017


Trouble with intel’s 10nm continues

KGI Securities and world’s leading Apple leaking analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, shared that Cannon Lake 10nm is likely to debut in 2H 2017 in new, 32GB capable Macbook Pros. The transition to LPDDR4 could result in 15-25 percent less power consumption over the current LPDDR3. 

Huawei Mate 9 coming tomorrow
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 15:45

Huawei Mate 9 coming tomorrow

16nm Kirin 960 inside

Huawei is happily shipping its Kirin 950 and 955 based phones and it looks like we soon might have a Huawei Mate 9 featuring a new Kirin 960 chipset. 

Apple AirPods delayed to 2017
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 14:09

Apple AirPods delayed to 2017


Inventec confirms January shipping

Apple has boldly removed a 3.5-inch audio connector and called it a feature on the iPhone 7. At the same time, the same company failed to fulfil its own promises and ship the AirPods wireless headphones in October, pushing them towards early next year.