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  • New MoU between vivo and Qualcomm will introduce new technologies of 5G chipset, Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanning and more

    New MoU between vivo and Qualcomm will introduce new technologies of 5G chipset, Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanning and more

    Last week Thursday, vivo has officially signed an agreement with Qualcomm to supply US$4 billion in components for the next three years. During the signing, Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump witnessed the signing of deals worth US$253 billion, making the USA visit to China one of the most fruitful business agreements ever witnessed.

  • Rumours: Nokia have a monstrous 18.4-inch tablet in the works?

    Rumours: Nokia have a monstrous 18.4-inch tablet in the works?

    This rumour can be taken with a grain but a post online has stated that Nokia is creating what is amounting to a large tablet. The 18.4-inch tablet is said to be branded with the Nokia brand, and it may be appearing sometime during MWC.

  • CES 2017 Keynotes and Events time table

    CES 2017 Keynotes and Events time table

    Are you excited for CES 2017? We know we are, for those who aren't familiar with it, CES stands for Consumer Electronics Show and this year marks the 50th anniversary for all tech geeks and nerds alike. As one of the largest shows on the planet, this year will be held in Las Vegas and several key players are set to present something awesome.

  • Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 835, to be built by Samsung – along side Quick Charge 4

    Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 835, to be built by Samsung – along side Quick Charge 4

    A new superpower in mobile processing will be heading to smartphones soon, as Qualcomm unveiled the new Snapdragon 835 SoC. The new processor will be built on Samsung’s 10 nanomtre FinFET process, which promises better performance and energy efficiency.

  • Rumours: Lenovo to go all Moto with their smartphones?

    Rumours: Lenovo to go all Moto with their smartphones?

    A report that came out from Campaign Asia suggests that Lenovo will stop producing smartphones under their own brand. This may see the death of the Lenovo smartphone brand, or in another word, consolidation of brands by Lenovo.

  • Apple patents new home button with embedded fingerprint sensor

    Apple patents new home button with embedded fingerprint sensor

    While the new Apple iPhone 7 may have a new virtual home button (i.e. it is not a real physical button), a new patent from the company may reveal what we can expect in next year’s Apple iPhone 8. It seems that they will be borrowing the idea from Qualcomm and Android, and have an edge-to-edge OLED display that covers the handset's entire front, eliminating the well familiar home button in favor of a virtual touch-sensitive key.

  • MediaTek Helio X30 & X35 to use 10nm process from TSMC

    MediaTek Helio X30 & X35 to use 10nm process from TSMC

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  • Nokia to return as a smartphone brand this year

    Nokia to return as a smartphone brand this year

    There were rumours about two new Nokia smartphones coming soon earlier this year. The news is apparently correct, as a report stated that Nokia is readying an announcement by the end of the year, with a return to markets by early 2017.

  • Researchers creates a 1000-core processor

    Researchers creates a 1000-core processor

    If you think that deca-core processor in your smartphone is the best in the market – researchers at UC Davis has recently trumped it with a 1000 core processor that leaves others in the dust. 

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Outperforms Everything

    Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Outperforms Everything

    In a recent set of benchmark tests, Qualcomm showed off their latest Snapdragon 800 chipset, which will appear in premium smartphones later in 2013. Already, there are rumours of a Snapdragon 800 powered Samsung Galaxy S4 Plus smartphone. The benchmarks carried out by Qualcomm are impressive to say the least. According to Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 800 series will be Quad-core processors called the Krait 400 fabricated a 28nm. Each core will run at 2.3 GHz and the processor will use a new Adreno 330 GPU. The chip will also integrate a 4G LTE modem that can go up to 150 Mbps and support 802.11ac WiFi.