AMD says Ryzen is a glorious four-year plan
Published in News


Hard launch

After spending four years developing Ryzen, AMD plans to keep the architecture around for at least four more.

Turn off your telly if you use Alexa
Published in News


You could end up ordering something you don’t want

Amazon’s Alexa seems to have a bit of problem playing nice with televisions.

Apple tanking in PCs
Published in Notebooks


Users giving up


While the Tame Apple Press is doing its best to claim that Apple will replace Microsoft as the world’s leading OS, it appears to be covering a story which shows that the fruity cargo cult is losing ground in in PCs.

Huawei snubs Google and goes to Alexa
Published in Mobiles

Begun the revolution has

The widely-expected revolt against Google’s Android has begun with Huawei signing up for Amazon’s AI Alexa.

ATSC 3.0 will change watching TV on mobiles
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Bringing unlimited over-the-air broadcasting to mobile devices


During the media day at CES, we attended a panel on the future of over-the-air TV broadcasts using a significant revision to the current delivery interface called ATSC 3.0.

Snapdragon 835 expected to exceed 820 design wins
Published in Mobiles


Very high interest

Qualcomm shared with us a few interesting facts about the Snapdragon 835. You can expect that many high-end smartphones will end up with this chip inside, as industry players are very interested. 

Nvidia announces Mercedes self-driving deal
Published in News


Gets Audi too

Who would have thought that people who are covering computer graphics would start writing about the automotive industry. Each car of the future is going to get a self-driving ADAS system, powered by a SoC that is wrapped around a strong CPU and GPU. Nvidia announced at CES 2017 that it just scored both Mercedes and Audi automotive deals. 

Qualcomm gets the Volkswagen automotive deal
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Scores world’s biggest car manufacturer

One of the most surprising announcements at the CES 2017 show was the announcement from both Volkswagen and Qualcomm that these two companies will work together on the connectivity of VW cars as well as on the way to implement the Qualcomm self-driving Snapdragon 820A platform in future cars. 

Adreno 540 is 25 percent faster than Adreno 530
Published in Graphics


Snapdragon 835 vs Snapdragon 820

Keith Kressin, senior VP of product management at Qualcomm, told the world that the Snapdragon 835 has 25 percent better graphics compared to Snapdragon 820. 

New wearables from PKvitality monitor glucose, lactic acid levels
Published in Wearables


CES innovation award showcase nominees


Although the overall wearable device market was projected to decline this year as a consequence of redundant functionality with most smartphone apps, a small handful of companies have managed to develop around the sales plateau with some useful technology for diabetics and athletes.