Samsung reportedly drops Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 from upcoming Galaxy S6, LG claims SoC is fine

Samsung reportedly drops Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 from upcoming Galaxy S6, LG claims SoC is fine

When device manufacturers design a cell phone, they typically do so with tight, well-defined product targets, power budgets, and specific hardware in mind. Because many companies introduce phones on a yearly cadence, it’s extremely important that upcoming SoCs arrive on-time and within specified thermal envelopes. That’s why it’s surprising to read that Samsung has reportedly […]

AMD’s Carrizo and Carrizo-L are both 28nm, mobile-only processors

AMD’s Carrizo and Carrizo-L are both 28nm, mobile-only processors

As CES winds down for another year, one of the companies we want to touch on is AMD and its own plans for the laptop and tablet market through 2015. As we’ve previously discussed, AMD’s roadmap for 2015 revolves around a new SoC, codenamed Carrizo, and its lower-power cousin, Carrizo-L. Both of these chips will […]

HTC One M9 ‘Hima’ leaks ahead of expected announcement

HTC One M9 ‘Hima’ leaks ahead of expected announcement

HTC has had a few tough years after being the darling of the Android ecosystem early on. Things started to turn around in 2014 as the company turned its first profit in some time, but this year will make or break the company. The key to HTC’s continued existence is the 2015 flagship Android phone, […]