Vega architecture will bring multiple cards
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 12:34

Vega architecture will bring multiple cards


Not just at the high end

Vega architecture will be introduced into the complete range of AMD's graphics cards. Our knowledgeable industry friends have told us that you can expect top to bottom designs based on Vega architecture arriving soon.. 

Raven Ridge Zen APU to arrive in 2H 2017
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 15 December 2016 12:34

Raven Ridge Zen APU to arrive in 2H 2017


Desktop, server then notebook

Summit Ridge, Ryzen is on track for Q1 2017, Naples, a server part is on track for Q2 2017 while AMD’s CEO confirmed that Raven Ridge Zen APU is on track to launch in the second half of 2017.

AMD confirms Naples Zen server for Q2
Published in Processors
Thursday, 15 December 2016 11:52

AMD confirms Naples Zen server for Q2


2H 2017 Raven Ridge for notebooks

AMD’s CEO Lisa Su said that Summit Ridge, the processor that we will know as Ryzen, will arrive in Q1 2017 and she mentioned that Naples Zen for server will appear in Q2 and Raven Ridge, Zen APU will deliver in the second half of 2017.

Amazon Prime Video becomes standalone product
Published in News
Thursday, 15 December 2016 10:16

Amazon Prime Video becomes standalone product


$2.99 for 6 months then $ / x €5.99

Amazon has just released its Prime Video as a standalone product that is immediately available in more than 200 countries. This is Amazon’s way to fight off Netflix's world dominance. 

Daydream VR gets Netflix support
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 10:25

Daydream VR gets Netflix support


Makes it more useful

Netflix is now available for Google’s Daydream VR platform. The app supports HBM and Hulu too. 

Windows 10 demo was on Snapdragon 821
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 09:58

Windows 10 demo was on Snapdragon 821


Qualcomm president confirms multiple chipset support
 

Just five days ago, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 has full support for Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs and everyone jumped to the conclusion expecting that only the Snapdragon 835 and the future SoCs are supported. It turns out that the device on stage was based on Snapdragon 821 confirming that Windows 10 runs on the current generation too.

Snapdragon 835 is fully Windows 10 compatible
Published in Games
Thursday, 08 December 2016 00:45

Snapdragon 835 is fully Windows 10 compatible


Crysis 2 included

Microsoft just dropped a bomb.  At WinHEC it announced that the next generation Qualcomm Snapdragon processors have full Windows 10 support. Yes, this time, they will run every Windows X86 application via an emulator.

Qualcomm sampling world’s first 10nm 48 core server SoC
Published in Processors


Meet the Centriq 2400

There is a company with a hot server SoC based on ARM architecture developed from the ground up that has just announced commercial sampling of the world’s first 10nm 48 Core SoC and guess what that company is called? Qualcomm. So, Qualcomm beats Intel at its own game and managed to announce and sample the world’s first mobile and now server 10nm SoC.

MediaTek is jumping the automotive semi business
Published in News


Fully integrated solution in Q1 2017

Nvidia has already announced that its integrated automotive solution won the hearts of Tesla and Volvo, while Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 820A for automotive in early 2016. Now MediaTek has announced a plan to bring holistic, fully integrated system solutions to the automotive industry beginning in Q1 2017.

Kirin 970 SoC is 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 19:09

Kirin 970 SoC is 10nm


From the house of TSMC in 2017

The Kirin 960 is a 16nm SoC, that powered the Huawei Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro, and is quite powerful, but it seems that Huawei plans a Kirin 970 SoC made using the 10nm FinFET manufacturing process and with obviously faster performance at lower energy consumption.