Apple Vision Pro is an expensive step in the right direction
Analyst view: Starting at $3499
Apple has finally acknowledged that it has been working for years on the eXtended Reality product. XR is a collaborative term that unifies an Augmented and Virtual reality device under one umbrella. Apple’s announcement shared sufficient details to create excitement around VR and give us some idea about the device, but it left some key elements out, including storage options and RAM.
European Commission SEP changes draft cites concerns
Industry and US counterparts are not happy
The European Commission’s draft on the new regulation proposal on Standard Essential Patents created quite a reaction across the industry, which has cited major concerns. The general idea behind the update is the improve the SEP licensing process and encourage innovation while promoting competition and satisfying consumers’ interests. What the draft actually does is the complete opposite of that.
US administration forgets fabless companies
All the money goes to manufacturing
There has been much talk about the latest CHIPS and Science Act, through which the US is attempting to advance an industrial strategy to revitalize domestic manufacturing jobs and secure semiconductor supply chains. This legislation is spectacular and well-timed, given recent de-globalization events and China's constant threat to Taiwan. And just days ago, TSMC had an event including POTUS in Arizona fab.
Xiaomi 12 Pro gets Android 13
MIUI 22.214.171.124 in Europe
Xiaomi released a 4.6GB heavy Android 13 update for its Xiaomi 12 Pro in Europe. The new android was released almost three months ago for the Pixel phones, and Samsung Galaxy 22 line got the update roughly a month ago.
AMD and Viettel Collaborate on 5G Mobile Network Expansion
Xilinx Zynq MPSoC and RFSoC adaptive platforms
AMD and Viettel High Tech (Member of Viettel Group) today announced the successful completion of a 5G mobile network field trial deployment conducted by Viettel and powered by AMD Xilinx Zynq™ UltraScale+™ MPSoC devices.
AMD has space-grade Versal AI Adaptive SoC
The first Space-Grade Versal Adaptive SoCs Enabling On-Board AI
Processing in Space. Processing AI in space. Having a space-grade chip requires a lot of commitment and preparation for the radiation shielding, but AMD’s Xilinx managed to ship its first space-ready Versal AI cores.
AMD Powers Aisin Next-Generation Automated Parking Assist System
Aisin automated park assist in cars in 2024
With the finished acquisition of Xilinx, AMD got into a very interesting and unique automotive market. This well-oiled machine has been quite a successful growth factor for Xilinx. Back in 2006, the company had 5.4 million units shipped into the automotive market. Seven years later, the double-digit number of shipped units grew to 12.1 million.
European Steam Deck orders ship within a day
The Steam Deck is a refreshing and innovative console launched in mid-July 2021 and started shipping to first pre-order customers in February 2022. With the preorder system in place, one had to wait usually months to get one. What changed in the last few weeks is the fact that Steam offers to ship them within one to two weeks, at least in the old continent.
AMD further Accelerates Electronic Trading
The New Alveo X3 Series
AMD finished up the Xilinx acquisition on Valentines Day earlier this year and opened many additional markets and doors for the company.
Intel Core i9 13900K Raptor Lake review
Review: Gaming speed impresses
Last year Intel introduced an Alder Lake processor. It was the first time Intel combined a performance core with an efficiency core to create a higher performance for the high-end users in the HEDT high-end desktop market.