3.3kW possible, like Nissan Leaf
We had a chance to see some nice demos from Qualcomm at the IoT event and one of the most impressive one was a Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid that could charge wirelessly. This device needs more technology than a wireless mobile phone charging. .
Free for developers, online
MediaTek Labs is planning to host a series of webinars in order to developers to the world of MediaTek Labs and LinkIt.
Nexus 4, 5, 7 and 9 on the list
A 400MB update is coming to the Nexus 9 WiFi version and this update will get the tablet to Android 5.1.1. We hear that it should make this tablet a bit faster.
5 days ahead of E3
Oculus has already showed rendered pictures of the next Rift and the company even talked about a possible launch date in early 2016.
Zen can reboot server business for AMD
Many have noticed that AMD had pushed the plans to introduce its Skylake processors in 2015. This was supposed to unify the ARM and X86 processors from AMD in the same socket.
Now there is another player in the Virtual Reality arena and it goes under the name FOVE.
Internet of Things everywhere
Qualcomm has been trying to define the internet of things market well beyond just smart watches.
4GB first, 8GB to follow
Our well informed sources are telling us that Fiji is not going to be the cheapest chip on the market.
Modems are not enough
We had a chance to speak with the head of Qualcomm’s automotive business unit, and we had a chance to see a prototype of a Cadillac powered with a lot of Qualcomm technology.
Lots of GPU power needed
Oculus Rift is coming as a commercial device in 2016, and this might be one of the hottest VR products next year. However, its appeal will be limited to high-end gamers.