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Apple set to SOC it to 'em, baby
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 22:59

Apple set to SOC it to 'em, baby


If you go it alone, you make more money

A senior analyst predicted at a conference in Barcelona today that following its success on the processor front, it is only a matter of time before Apple creates its own system on a chip (SOC), bypassing suppliers in its egostructure (sic).

5G equipment installed in EE's first test site
Published in Mobiles


Canary Wharf

EE is putting 5G equipment into Canary Wharf to act as a high capacity zone test.

Apple finds itself in a 5G pricing dilemma
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 05 October 2018 11:54

Apple finds itself in a 5G pricing dilemma

 

It didn’t think ahead

It seems that Apple might face a problem over 5G because it was thinking too hard about this year’s profits.

Xilinx codename Everest is Versal
Published in AI
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 17:58

Xilinx codename Everest is Versal


Swiss knife for heterogeneous AI, cloud, 5G

The wait is finally over, what Victor Peng the CEO of Xilinx announced as the Everest, will now be branded as the Versal. This is shaping up to look like the Swiss knife of heterogeneous computing, addressing some key markets including AI, cloud, network infrastructure, 5G, automotive, and much more.

First 3GPP-compliant 5G NR mmWave OTA call happened
Published in Mobiles


Qualcomm and Ericsson to blame

The 5G NR standard defined by 3GPP Rel-15 spec has made a giant leap forward. Qualcomm and Ericsson managed to successfully conduct the first 3GPP compliant 5G NR mmWave over the air call with a Mobile Form Factor Device. Try squeeze all that all in a headline.

Samsung and Huawei didn’t show 5G at IFA
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 07 September 2018 10:26

Samsung and Huawei didn’t show 5G at IFA


No 5G NR form factor devices yet

The IFA consumer trade show has just finished, and we wanted to share a bit about  5G with focus on the big silicon manufacturers. Both Samsung and Huawei didn’t show anything at the show, while both companies reassured us that they will have something later.

Xiaomi teases Mix phone with 5G
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 17:35

Xiaomi teases Mix phone with 5G


Ready for 2019

Global spokesperson, Director of Product Management at XIaomi, Donovan Sung, has shared on his twitter a Xiaomi Mix looking-phone connected to a 5G test network.

Phone trends in 2019 5G, drop notch or slide
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 12:17

Phone trends in 2019 5G, drop notch or slide


Analysis:
The key to success

There will be three trends that will play an important role in most phones scheduled to roll out in 2019. They will play the 5G card, use either drop notch or have a full view screen with s sliding cameras. This summary comes up from hundreds of meetings and talks we've had in the last few months with multiple companies, industry insiders and OEMs.

Qualcomm samples next gen 7nm platform
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 16:40

Qualcomm samples next gen 7nm platform


Snapdragon Takes Aim at 5G with 7nm SoC

Qualcomm just sent out the official press release saying it has started sampling its next generation mobile platform for consumers in 7nm. This 7nm platform can be paired with Snapdragon X50 5G modem creating the first 5G capable mobile platform for premium tier smartphones and other mobile devices.  

US behind China in 5G race
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 12:46

US behind China in 5G race


America getting less great again

Beancounters at Deloitte have added up some numbers and divided by them by their shoe size and worked out that the United States is being outspent by China in the 5G  race and it risks losing out on the potential economic benefits.