Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015

Qualcomm will ditch TSMC for Samsung to make the Snapdragon 820

Qualcomm will ditch TSMC for Samsung to make the Snapdragon 820

In a bid to stay competitive, Qualcomm is reportedly ready to ditch TSMC and turn to Samsung to manufacture its new Snapdragon 820 SoC.

Monday, 20 Apr 2015

Re/code: Nokia plans return to phone market in 2016

Re/code: Nokia plans return to phone market in 2016

Re/code reports that Nokia is planning to make a return to the phone market next year. It also has several ambitious tech projects, some of which are in the realm of virtual reality. Read on to find out more.

MediaTek launches 64-bit MT8163 and MT8735 chips for entry to mid-range tablets

MediaTek launches 64-bit MT8163 and MT8735 chips for entry to mid-range tablets

MediaTek launched two new processors, the 64-bit quad-core MT8163 and MT8735 at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair over the weekend. Both processors are targeted to be used in entry to mid-range tablets.

Canon launches the XEED WUX500, an LCOS projector with Wi-Fi and HDBaseT support

Canon launches the XEED WUX500, an LCOS projector with Wi-Fi and HDBaseT support

The Canon XEED WUX500 is a Wi-Fi-enabled, compact installation projector that uses LCOS technology for smooth, seamless images.

Windows 10 to launch in end July?

Windows 10 to launch in end July?

At a recent conference call, AMD’s CEO Lisa Su has let slip that Microsoft's next operating system would arrive in end July.

Sony unveils Xperia Z4 for Japan, another global flagship model to launch in May

Sony unveils Xperia Z4 for Japan, another global flagship model to launch in May

Sony just unveiled the 5.2-inch Xperia Z4 hours ago. While it is a model exclusive to the Japanese market, rumor has it that Sony is planning to launch another flagship smartphone for the global market by the end of May. Read on to find out more.

Sony announces new high-zoom travel cameras – the Cyber-shot HX90/HX90V and the Cyber-shot WX500

Sony announces new high-zoom travel cameras – the Cyber-shot HX90/HX90V and the Cyber-shot WX500

Sony has just announced the launch of two new travel and selfie-friendly cameras – the Cyber-shot HX90/HX90V and the Cyber-shot WX500, with both models set to arrive in selected countries in the Asia Pacific around June. Just in time for the holidays perhaps?

Microsoft dispenses with input peripherals with Handpose tracking software

Microsoft dispenses with input peripherals with Handpose tracking software

Microsoft Research's Handpose will allow precise tracking of the fine movements and positioning of hands and fingers, opening doors to potential applications in virtual reality, artificial intelligence, gaming and everyday computing.

Heal is an app that makes doctors come to you

Heal is an app that makes doctors come to you

If you're too busy (or lazy) to go to a doctor, why not have a doctor come to you? That's exactly the premise behind the Heal app.

Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge found to cost around US$290 to build, more than Apple's iPhones

Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge found to cost around US$290 to build, more than Apple's iPhones

According to research firm IHS, the new Galaxy S6 Edge is Samsung's most expensive phone to date and costs more to build than the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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