Expanding cooperation with Taiwanese companies
Sony is expected to use more MediaTek application processors in upcoming Xperia smartphones.
5-inch screen, low-end spec
Sony has refreshed the E-series with the Xperia E4, a frugal 5-inch smartphone with a value-oriented spec.
Minor update apparently
A new Moto E is in the works and Best Buy seems to have leaked the new handset, listing it on one of its websites. The listing has been pulled, but not before it was carried by numerous tech publications.
Because communists despise anti-competitive practices
The Glorious People’s Republic of China has imposed a $975 million fine on Qualcomm, citing the chipmakers anti-competitive practices.
Let's show Amazon how it's done?
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is investing $590m in Meizu, one of China’s up-and-coming smartphone outfits.
Archos finally joins the Windows 8.1 club
The Archos 80 Cesium is the French brand’s first Windows 8.1 tablet based on Intel’s Bay Trail SoC, and it has a couple of things going for it. The tablet was showcased a few months ago, but for some reason it took Archos quite a while to get it in the channel.
Four Cortex-A53 cores
Chinese SoC designer Allwinner has announced a new $5 chip that should bring 64-bit computing and support for high resolution panels to low-end tablets.
Overheating issue resolved, or so they say
Qualcomm and TSMC have reportedly worked out overheating issues on the Snapdragon 810.
LinkIt Connect MT7681 sports low cost WiFi SoC
MediaTek had announced a new development platform, as part of its MediaTek Labs initiative.