Mainstream devices now use larger displays than before
There is an increasing possibility that the smartphone industry may be headed towards supply shortages this year as China-based vendors are demanding rising volumes several key components, according to sources within Taiwanese supply chains.
60 percent of revenues to come from US this year
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company held its most recent investors conference on January 12th, during which company officials said that it has not ruled out the possibility of building a facility in the US as a response to recent nationalistic pleas to restore American manufacturing jobs.
Modular 3/8 tubing using Asetek reference designs
EVGA has been a company that always reserves some of the best suites at CES. This year at the Bellagio Hotel, it showcased the latest product lineup for this year in motherboards, PSUs, notebooks, cases and graphics that included an appealing surprise for some of its top enthusiast and overclocking customers.
Shorter, thicker console with larger display
Over the weekend, a new Nvidia Shield portable device was uncovered from some FCC listings appearing back in July, showing a device using the same controller and flip screen as the original with a few minor revisions.
45-degree and 50-degree fields of view at 720p and 1080p
Osterhout Design Group had a presence at Intel’s CES booth this year, where it unveiled two new pairs of smartglasses designed to deliver a fully untethered, hands-free PC experience with the flexibility of a virtual, 65-inch transparent ACdisplay.
Kaby Lake with Geforce GTX 1050/Ti, 1060 and 1070
Gigabyte had quite a few notebooks to present during its media event at CES, not the least of which included its Aorus thin and lightweight gaming series, along with some refreshes to its traditional Aero and P series lineups, and a new Sabre 15-inch design.
Kaby Lake, 144Hz and UHD displays, relatively lightweight
Gigabyte is a well-known PC company that has dofne a remarkable job in delivering top-tier components in its motherboard and notebook product designs over the last three decades for enthusiast overclockers and more recently a range of casual to serious gamers.
Sleek acrylic front and side panels on stand-out designs
In one of the lower level halls at the very back of a large room in the Las Vegas Convention Center was the Lian Li booth, where the company unveiled a new line of PC chasses set to be released later this quarter.
Strategy this year is to sell high-end smartphone SoCs
MediaTek, the fabless semiconductor company from Taiwan that provides SoCs for HDTVs, Blu-ray players and wireless products, saw its revenues jump by 29.2 percent year-over-year to a record high of $8.6 billion (¥$275.51 billion), according to the latest industry reports.
Just pick up a Lenovo Phab 2 Pro at front desk
Google’s augmented reality platform, Tango, is set to appear in museums later this year for visitors to interact with a variety of exhibitions and cultural artifacts using their smartphones, according to the company’s latest blog post.