Average iPhone selling price was $695
Published in Mobiles


Robbing a wallet near you

Last week Apple announced that the average selling price of the iPhones jumped to $695, proving once again that Jobs was right about people not wanting a larger phone. 

Intel drones at Super Bowl were not live
Published in Processors


Alternative facts

Intel simply cannot get a break it seems. The company faked drones flying in the super bowl 51 and in reality, the whole Lady Gaga Intel and Pepsi logo parade was recorded a week earlier. The FAA would not allow 300 drones to fly over the heads of tens of thousands of people. 

Intel's PC division head quits
Published in News


Stevenson rockets away from Intel trainwreck


Chipzilla has lost the hi-profile executive in charge of Intel's PC business, mobile division and Internet of Things drones.

Vizio pays out in spying case
Published in News


Collected viewing data


Telly maker Vizio has agreed to pay out $2.2 million to make a case claiming it unlawfully collected viewing data on its customers go away.

Google gets allly in EU antitrust case
Published in Mobiles


BT intervenes 

While most people are looking the other way while the EU takes Google to the cleaners in its antitrust case, BT is defending the search engine outfit.

Intel’s Nvidia GPU license expires in March
Published in Graphics


License-less

Industry veteran journalist Kyle Bennet wrote back in December that Intel might launch a CPU powered by Radeon technology. This happens in the middle of the last quarter when Nvidia and Intel's cross licensing GPU deal is about to expire. 

Xiaomi confirms Redmi Note 4X for launch
Published in Mobiles


Coming on February 8th

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X has been rumored for quite some time, but now it appears that Xiaomi has finally confirmed that it will launch on February 8th.

Never mind 5G, researchers have found something much faster
Published in News


10 times faster than 5G


Japanese boffins have developed a terahertz (THz) transmitter capable of transmitting digital data at a rate 10 times or more faster than that offered by the fifth-generation mobile networks (5G).

Apple and Samsung kicked around in China
Published in News


Local vendors rule supreme


The Chinese smartphone market is growing, but foreign companies like Apple and Samsung are losing ground to local brands.

Ryzen to compete with Core i7 7700K too
Published in Processors


Competitive performance 

There has been much discussion about the eight cores sixteen threads Ryzen CPU and the fact that it will compete quite well against Intel's Core i7 6950 extreme edition but it looks like the Zen with eight cores with sixteen threads will get really close to the performance of the Core i7 7700K.