Chipset maker Qualcomm in partnership with Volkswagen, today announced the integration of Qualcomm technologies in its upcoming Volkswagen AG vehicle at CES 2017. Continue reading “Qualcomm to power next generation Volkswagen vehicles with infotainment and telematics system”
Nvidia has introduced latest chipset for autonomous cars dubbed as Xavier. The SoC is said to make vehicles smart and even satisfy all-important safety regulations.
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Apple is using the really powerful A9 chipset in the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. The chipset is sourced from Samsung and TSMC which are two different manufacturers of chipsets. Apparently, thebattery life of you iPhone 6s or 6s Plus will depend on which chipset your particular phone is running.
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Apple just announced the iPhone 6S and the 6S Plus earlier this month, both of which run the new Apple A9 chipset with 64bit architecture. Now, we are already beginning to receive rumors about the next gen Apple A10 processor.
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As competition in the chipset space increases, its been rumored that LG has plans of their own to bring along an ARM based system on chip dubbed Odin. While rumors have been around for a couple of years now, we finally might have something concrete around the specifics of the chipset. Believed to be based on the big.LITTLE configuration that we talked about a while back, the Odin chipset would pair four Cortex A15 cores clocked at 2.2Ghz each with four Cortex A7 cores clocked at 1.7Ghz. To be manufactured on the 28nm process, it is believed that TSMC is in charge of manufacturing. Continue reading “LG Odin chipset entering mass production soon, to skip flagship G3”
The loss making join venture between STMicroelectronics and Ericsson will be split and parts of the business will be absorbed between the two companies while the rest will be closed according to a report by Reuters. The move will result in the loss of 1600 jobs. The future of ST-Ericsson has been in question since one of their top customers, Nokia, dropped support for Symbian and shifted to Windows Phone resulting in a change in the choice of chipset. Continue reading “ST-Ericsson: Loss making mobile chip venture to be split, 1600 jobs to go”
Samsung announced this CES the Exynos 5 Octa which has 4 ARM Cortex A15 cores and 4 ARM Cortex A7 cores for power management with whats called as Big little configuration. Now Samsung is known to boast their GPUs, but during their Octa announcement, they did not talk about the GPU they were using and Anandtech is now reporting that Samsung is using the PowerVR SGX 544MP3 GPU at 533 MHz.
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