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Intel appears to have given up on smartphones, so what went wrong?

by: Rob TriggsMay 2, 2016
Intel recently reported 12,000 job losses and the cancellation of Broxton, after struggling to make an impact on the mobile market. Here's a rundown of what Intel is up to and has planned for mobile.
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What is cache memory – Gary explains

by: Gary SimsApril 7, 2016
SoC designers have a problem: RAM is slow and it can't keep up with the CPU. The workaround is known as cache memory. If you want to know all about cache memory then read on!
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Apple rumored to be in talks to acquire Imagination Technologies and PowerVR (UPDATE: not happening)

by: Rob TriggsMarch 22, 2016
According to industry sources, Apple is in “advanced” talks to acquire Imagination Technologies, the company best known for its PowerVR GPUs.
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Why the chip in this new drone is good news for smartphones

by: Rob TriggsMarch 16, 2016
The newly announced Movidius Myriad 2 VPU that powers the DJI Phantom 4 drone might just be a big deal for smartphones too.
 
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Samsung’s Exynos is now the industry’s fourth largest processor brand

by: Rob TriggsFebruary 29, 2016
Research from Strategy Analytics reveals that Samsung's Exynos range of processors are catching up with Qualcomm's leading market share.
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MediaTek announces 16nm Helio P20 SoC with LPDDR4X RAM

by: Rob TriggsFebruary 24, 2016
At MWC 2016, MediaTek has announced its new Helio P20 SoC that supports LPDDR4X memory and is manufactured on a 16nm FinFET process.
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Samsung unveils 14nm Exynos 7870 SoC for mid-range handsets

by: Rob TriggsFebruary 17, 2016
Samsung has announced a new 14nm octa-core processor called the Exynos 7870, which is destined for the mid-range smartphone market.
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iPhone 7 A10 chip to be made exclusively by TSMC, Samsung semiconductor in trouble

by: Kris CarlonFebruary 11, 2016
A new report out of South Korea claims Samsung rival TSMC has been awarded the exclusive rights to produce the A10 for the iPhone 7, sending Samsung into a “state of emergency”.
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Helio X20 doesn’t overheat, but shuts off its powerful CPU cores

by: Rob TriggsFebruary 4, 2016
Following rumors, MediaTek has declared that its 10 core Helio X20 mobile SoC doesn't overheat, but it can turn off its more powerful CPU cores.
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Samsung Bio-Processor enters mass production

by: Rob TriggsDecember 29, 2015
Samsung's industry first all-in-one Bio-Processor for the health and fitness market has entered mass production. The first products are expected next year.
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