San Marino to get 5G in late 2018
Published in Mobiles


Europe’s first

Telecom Italia is promising that the Republic of San Marino is going to be the first 5G State in Europe. The plan will increase the power of the infrastructure, and the first “small cells” will be installed in the principal streets and piazzas around San Marino's historical centre.

Meizu 7 Pro comes on the 26th of June
Published in Mobiles


Helio X30 10nm debut

MediaTek has been quieter than usual but it seems that its Helio X30 high end chipset will debut with the Meizu 7 Pro phone.

Radeon 500 GPU shortage continues
Published in Graphics


Ethereum mining craze is still on

The GPU shortage currently mainly affects the Radeon 500 series and especially the 580 and 570 cards. These are the best for mining Ethereum right now with Geforce GTX 1060 as a good alternative. 

Note 7s have tons of old metal
Published in News


Recycling will make back some of the costs


While Samsung is refurbishing and re-releasing some of its previously inflammable Note 7s, it is more likely to recoup some of the manufacturing costs through re-cycling.

Apple looking to increase Qualcomm modem orders
Published in Mobiles


Intel missing Gigabit secret sauce in 2017

Our well-informed sources are whispering that Apple might order more Qualcomm 4G modems for the upcoming iPhone compared to the orders for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. 

Roaming in EU is dead and works great
Published in Mobiles


First hand experience

It took EU and its legislators years to get rid of roaming charges and today, we can say that EU is one of the biggest mobile markets in the world connecting close to 512 million people. 

Trump creates a new cyber command
Published in News


Free of the involvement of the pesky NSA


After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalising plans to revamp the nation's military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations.

Blockchain hacked by bank robber
Published in News


Security? About the same as iOS


The much hyped security claims of Blockchain have been called into question after someone tricked would be investors during an ethereum ICO into sending their cryptocurrency to the wrong address.

NOR Flash oversupply a thing of the past
Published in Memory


Big players have quit


It is looking like the global NOR flash memory market is no longer over-supplied now that Micron Technology and Cypress Semiconductor have quit low to medium capacity.

Galaxy Note 8 launch date announced for the end of August
Published in Mobiles

 

Announcement of the announcement announced

The marketing of new phones is somewhat silly – today we have an announcement that the release date for the Galaxy Note 8 will be announced at the end of August.