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MediaTek is launching an affordable 5G chip on November 26

Taiwanese (mid-range) chip maker MediaTek has been on a roll lately, announcing their G90 series of gaming chips back in July with a new 5G chip about to drop at the MediaTek Summit on November 26. The company’s upcoming 5G chips will cover both high-end and mid-range devices with prices starting at around $ 300. That’s […]

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Samsung’s flagship Exynos 990 chip is also the Exynos 9830 for the Galaxy S11

Following the announcement of their new generation of Exynos 990 chipset a few weeks ago, Samsung has confirmed that the same chip will be known as the Exynos 9830 in their future smartphones, such as the S11. Samsung slightly confused us a few weeks ago when it announced its newest flagship and sub-flagship Exynos processors […]

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Qualcomm’s midrange Snapdragon 735 chip leaked as a refreshed 730

Qualcomm’s upper-midrange chips have offered excellent near-flagship performance for the last few years, now the upcoming Snapdragon 735 has leaked as essentially a more efficient 730. Qualcomm first diversified their mid-range chipset portfolio with the advent of the Snapdragon 710 in early 2018, offering performance on par with the prior year’s flagship Snapdragon 835 while […]

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Huawei launches Kirin A1 chip for wearables in Watch GT2 and Freebuds 3

Huawei is stepping up their low-power peripheral game with a tiny and efficient new processor debuting with their newly announced smartwatch and true-wireless earphones. While the mobile industry-dominating Qualcomm has failed to support the wearable industry with new, more efficient chips, Samsung and Huawei continue to innovate and thus offer far more compelling feature-sets in […]

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Huawei launching great new midrange 7nm Kirin 810 chip in the Nova 5

Huawei is gearing up to launch their new budget Nova 5 to show off their far more interesting new Kirin 810 which looks to be an excellent new mid-range chipset. Huawei has been producing and exclusively using their own in-house HiSilicon Kirin mobile chips for a good while at this point, and while the flagship […]

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Sony built an IoT chip with a 60 mile range

Sony is quietly launching a chip that could change how e-bikes, cars, street lamps and all kinds of other connected devices can relay information. The module, when installed on any IoT object, will allow it send data to Sony's proprietary low-power w…
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ARM’s latest chip designs promise 60 percent faster AI on phones

ARM isn't boasting about PC-crushing performance like it did in 2018, but it still has plenty of swagger going into Computex 2019. The designer has unveiled two new chip architectures that promise giant strides in performance, especially for AI. Th…
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Homeland Security has ‘no reason to doubt’ China spy chip refutals

Amazon and Apple have an unusual ally in their attempt to shoot down Bloomberg's claims of Chinese hardware surveillance: the US Department of Homeland Security. The agency joined the UK's National Cyber Security Centre in saying it had "no reason to…
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Huawei ready to launch 7nm Kirin 980 chip in the upcoming Mate 20

Huawei has confirmed that the pending launch of their Mate 20 series of smartphones will usher in a new era for processors as the company makes their new Kirin 980 available in a consumer product. The Kirin 980 is notable as it is produced using a 7nm manufacturing process. Huawei says the Mate 20s equipped […]

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Facebook hires top Google engineer to head its chip development

Google snapped up a few Apple chip design talents over the past year to create its own processors, but now it has lost one of its own to another rival. According to Bloomberg, Facebook has hired Shahriar Rabii to head its silicon development efforts….
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Samsung pushing into 7nm chip production for high-end, 11nm for mid-tier

In an announcement released yesterday, Samsung revealed that they are planning to transition production of their top of the line chips to use a 7-nanometer manufacturing process. Chips destined for mid-tier devices are also getting a boost as Samsung plans to move those chips to an 11-nanometer process. Currently, many top-tier chips use 10-nm production […]

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Harvard’s 3D-printed heart on a chip hopes to make drug testing safer

Scientists at Harvard University have developed the world’s first 3D-printed heart-on-a-chip device, which could allow experiments on human hearts without requiring testing on a living and breathing person.

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Samsung’s latest chip could make bulky smartwatches a whole lot thinner

Smartwatches are getting better, but they still have a few drawbacks, such as their bulk. Samsung hopes to change that with a new chip that offers faster processing and compatibility for LTE, but in a smaller package.

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Qualcomm’s second Snapdragon Wear chip Is more efficient

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon Wear 1100, the second chip in its Snapdragon Wear lineup. This one is more power efficient, and it’s meant for more targeted devices, such as wearables for children and the elderly.

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Qualcomm aims for more efficient wearables with latest chip

Rather than bringing more computing power to wearable devices, Qualcomm is aiming for efficiency with its new Snapdragon Wear 1100 chip. Announced today at Computex, it's meant for small wearables that won't be able to fit in large batteries. The com…
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Despite rumors, Sony is not working on an in-house chip

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai denies recent rumors concerning a possible in-house chip and the sale of Sony’s mobile business.

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