Apple spied ex star CPU engineer
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 13:40

Apple spied ex star CPU engineer


Analysis:
Checked his cloud iMessages

A shocking development occurred as it seems that Apple has hacked Gerard Williams’ phone, and read his iMessages. Gerard Williams’ is an ex-star CPU designed that left Apple and now works as the CEO of Nuvia.  All this to prove that Gerard was daydreaming on his job at Apple and had an idea to launch Nuvia while still at Apple.

Qualcomm XR2 Platform goes 5G
Published in News
Thursday, 05 December 2019 20:07

Qualcomm XR2 Platform goes 5G


With dedicated 7nm SoC

Qualcomm has big plans for XR. Recently, there was a lot of press that Apple is working on a new device that is two or three years ahead and could replace your phone. Qualcomm is working on that for more than a half-decade. The new Snapdragon XR2 with 5G support is the VR and XR chip you will start seeing in XR designs in late 2020 and onward.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 brings Kryo 585 CPU and Adreno 650 GPU
Published in Mobiles


7nm, LP-DDR5, powering flagships starting in Q1 2020

At the annual Snapdragon technology summit in Hawaiian island Maui, Qualcomm revealed the latest flagship Snapdragon. After 845 and 855 comes the, well you might guess it the Snapdragon 865.

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 865 5G
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 21:25

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 865 5G


Flagship SoC with 5G

Alex Katouzian, Senior Vice President and General Manager Mobile Qualcomm Technologies Inc., has announced Qualcomm's latest flagship SoC at the annual Snapdragon Tech Summit - the Snapdragon 865 5G.

Alex Katouzian announces Snapdragon 765 5G
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 21:06

Alex Katouzian announces Snapdragon 765 5G


First integrated 5G Snapdragon

Alex Katouzian, Senior Vice President and General Manager Mobile Qualcomm Technologies Inc, has announced the Snapdragon 765 and the Snapdragon 765G.

Nuvia ARM server startup hires Jon Carvill
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 25 November 2019 20:24

Nuvia ARM server startup hires Jon Carvill


Austin office and Jon Masters from RedHat IBM

Nuvia is the new name that can disrupt the fallen ARM server market, and just ten days after announcing the company, it made another significant announcement. Nuvia hired Jon Carvill as Vice president of Nuvia marketing and Jon Masters from RedHat IBM as Vice President of Software and opened an office in Austin (home of AMD and Samsung).  

Sub-$900 GeForce PC capable of 1080p ray tracing
Published in Graphics


Analysis: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare ray tracing angle 

Nvidia’s Turing architecture has brought real-time ray tracing to consumers, and last year’s Battlefield V was the flagship game supporting this technology, which was previously reserved for professional graphics and off-line rendering for decades.

Huawei FreeBuds 3 reviewed
Published in Reviews
Friday, 22 November 2019 19:03

Huawei FreeBuds 3 reviewed


Review: In-ear noise canceling 

A few days ago, I received a Huawei FreeBuds 3 sample, and since they are the company’s first noise-canceling earbuds, I wanted to post it after the first flight. Naturally, I decided to write this piece during a short, two-hour European flight.

Nuvia founded by ex-Apple, ex-Google engineer rock stars, funded
Published in PC Hardware


$53M series A to disrupt the data center

Nuvia is a relatively new name in the datacenter field, and the startup just got $53 million series A funding to re-imagine silicon design for the datacenter market. $53 million series A funding is a great deal for a startup, but the story gets an edge since it involves three key names in the tech industry.

Versal Adaptable is a monolithic chip
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 12:12

Versal Adaptable is a monolithic chip


Xilinx plays with 3D packaging since 2008

Victor Peng, the CEO of Xilinx, has just announced that the 35 billion transistor Versal is a monolithic chip. Without saying the exact number, he did mention that at 7nm, the Versal 7nm 35 billion transistor chip is smaller than traditional GPUs.