Snapdragon X60 5nm announced
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 17:48

Snapdragon X60 5nm announced


Up to 7.5 Gbps download, 3 Gbps upload

Qualcomm tends to introduce its latest modems just shortly before the Mobile World Congress time, and the company just launched its third generation 5G modem simply called X60.

Nvidia gets it right with Geforce Now
Published in Gaming
Thursday, 06 February 2020 22:23

Nvidia gets it right with Geforce Now


$4.99 for founders, free for an hour a session

Google launched the Stadia cloud gaming service in late November 2019, and it crashed and burned. Without going into too many details, it didn’t deliver what people had hoped and didn't let you play your games. Nvidia Geforce Now is now available for free to everyone, hour session at a time, while the Founder Edition costs $4.99, and offers priority and unlimited gaming. Most importantly, you can play most of the games you own.

Samsung Galaxy Book S preorders up
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 31 January 2020 12:30

Samsung Galaxy Book S preorders up


Snapdragon 8CX Shipping before Valentine day

Samsung is one romantic South Korean company as after months of delays it finally plans to ship Snapdragon 8CX powered Samsung Galaxy Book S and promised to deliver before February 14. All that and the promise of a 25-hour battery for video watching.

2020: The Year of 5G, AI and Automotive
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 13:03

2020: The Year of 5G, AI and Automotive


Part One: 5G 

It all comes down to a single very memorable date, February 29, 2000, which was the first time I published an international article at The Register. Twenty years and thousands of stories later, I am ready to share some of my predictions for 2020. Let me start with 5G. 

End of life for Windows 7 is good
Published in News
Thursday, 16 January 2020 12:02

End of life for Windows 7 is good


For the sake of PC

Windows 7 official support ended on the January 14 and Microsoft is urging all users to upgrade to Windows 10.

Intel starts the foldable PC era
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 09 January 2020 21:47

Intel starts the foldable PC era


A part of the Intel’s CES 2020 keynote

Intel has showcased a concept PC codenamed Horseshoe Bend, and this  gives you an idea of the future of the ultra-portable high-end PCs. Lenovo X1 Fold and Dell concept ORI already showcased their version of the concept, but Intel shared a bit of detail.

Lenovo announces Yoga 5G
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 09 January 2020 21:12

Lenovo announces Yoga 5G


8CX with X55 millimeter waves

Lenovo and Qualcomm have announced a 5G enabled laptop at Computex 2019 under the codename Project Limitless, and at CES 2020, the company finally shared a bitfewdetails about it. It is arriving in spring 2020.

Xilinx powers Baidu’s ACU for Automated Valet Parking
Published in Transportation


Reprogrammable automotive hardware for Tier 1 and OEM’s

Western readers are mostly focused on the automotive market of Europe, the USA, Japan and S Korea and in the last few years, China has become the automotive superpower. Automated Valet Parking and hardware necessary to make it a reality is highly complex, and Xilinx’s Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC (XAZU5EV) scored a hit with Baidu’s Apollo Computing Unit (ACU)

Intel’s MediaTek powered 5G notebook is M.2
Published in Mobiles
Saturday, 21 December 2019 11:13

Intel’s MediaTek powered 5G notebook is M.2


Senior director confirms early 1H 2021

Two weeks ago at beautiful Hawaiian island Maui, Intel also had a bit to say about the mobile side of things. The big laptop giant went against Qualcomm’s 8CX mainly on compatibility and lack of 64-bit support, but Martyn Stroeve, senior director of technology marketing, talked a bit about 5G powered laptops.

Intel CEO gives up chasing market share
Published in PC Hardware
Saturday, 21 December 2019 10:09

Intel CEO gives up chasing market share


Analysis:
CTO mindset

There was a lot of discussion about Intel’s CEO's recent presentation at the Credit Suisse technology conference. Bob Swan commented that he is willing to give up the 90 percent mark share mindset. He would instead get 30 percent of all silicon market valued at $288 TAM.