Asus introduces new Zenfone 2 variants with Snapdragon 615 and 410 SoCs

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Asus already has several variants of the Zenfone 2. At the Computex 2015 the company has silently introduced 6-inch Zenfone 2 (ZE600KL), 5-inch Zenfone 2 (ZE500KL) and 5.5-inch Zenfone 2 (ZE550KL) with Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs instead of Intel SoCs. Even the Zenfone Selfie that was officially announced at the Computex has a Snapdragon 615 processor. Continue reading “Asus introduces new Zenfone 2 variants with Snapdragon 615 and 410 SoCs”

PMA and A4WP wireless charging standards combine to offer a single multi-mode solution

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While wireless charging has certainly been of interest to consumers, it hasn’t quite kicked off at the level that was expected by smartphone manufacturers. This is partially because of the range of standards on offer that reduce the chances of future compatibility and also confuse consumers. With the merger of PMA and A4WP, this choice is about to get a lot easier. Continue reading “PMA and A4WP wireless charging standards combine to offer a single multi-mode solution”

Asus Transformer Book Flip TP200 convertible with Windows 10, USB Type-C announced

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Asus introduced the Transformer Book Flip TP200, its latest Transformer Book convertible at the Computex 2015 along with the Transformer Book T100HA. It has a 360-degree hinge so that you can flex it easily according to your comfort, a reversible USB 3.1 Type-C port and runs on Windows 10 out of the box. It has a 11.6-inch (1366×768) screen, is powered by a either Intel Pentium or Celeron processor and has a scratch-resistant metallic finish. Continue reading “Asus Transformer Book Flip TP200 convertible with Windows 10, USB Type-C announced”

Intel unveils smarter conference room solution ‘Unite’ at Computex 2015

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Intel at Computex 2015 on Tuesday announced a new cost-effective business solution for smart and connected meeting spaces dubbed Intel Unite. Continue reading “Intel unveils smarter conference room solution ‘Unite’ at Computex 2015”

Intel introduces Thunderbolt 3 with reversible USB Type-C

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Intel has introduced Thunderbolt 3, the next-generation Thunderbolt with USB-C connector offering 40Gbps speed, double the speed of Thunderbolt 2 and four times faster than USB 3.1. For the first time, one computer port connects to Thunderbolt devices, every display, and billions of USB devices, said the company. A single cable can provide four times the data and twice the video bandwidth of any other cable, while supplying power. It supports two 4K 60 Hz displays and notebook charging up to 100W with a single cable. Continue reading “Intel introduces Thunderbolt 3 with reversible USB Type-C”

Intel announces new fifth generation core processors with better graphics and speed

Intel has officially announced new fifth generation core processors at the ongoing Computex 2015. The company has “augmented” its lineup with five new desktop processors and five mobile processors that are geared towards media- and graphics-hungry consumers.

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Qualcomm teams up with chipmaker Allwinner for 4G tablets

Qualcomm has partnered with Chinese chipmaker Allwinner to expand its Snapdragon processors to low cost Android tablets. Under this partnership, Allwinner will push Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 410 and 210 processors with integrated LTE into low-cost Android tablets distributed worldwide.

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Ford announces SYNC 3 connectivity system – Will debut on Escape and Fiesta later this year

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Ford has just announced their SYNC 3 communication and entertainment system for their vehicles. The Sync 3 system will first roll out on the 2016 models of Ford Escape and Fiesta that will be launched in the market later this year.

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Asus Transformer Book T100HA 2-in-1 with Windows 10, USB Type-C announced

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Asus has introduced new Transformer Book T100HA at the Computex 2015. It will come with Windows 10 out of the box and even has USB 3.1 type C port. It has a 10.1-inch (1280 x 800 pixels) HD display, is powered by Intel Atom X5 Cherry Trail processor and has 4GB of RAM. It is just 8.45mm thick and weighs 580 grams. As usual you get a keyboard dock with a trackpad. Continue reading “Asus Transformer Book T100HA 2-in-1 with Windows 10, USB Type-C announced”

MediaTek launches MT7623 and MT7683 IoT chips along with MT7687 WiFi SoC

MediaTek has launched the MT7623 and MT7683 chips that support major Internet of Things (IoT) standards. Both the chips have a premium Quad-core CA7 platforms that can support 4×4 11ac retail and broadband routers, IoT gateway, WiFi hotspots, and media routers using Linux,

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SanDisk introduces world’s smallest 128GB USB 3.0 Ultra Fit Flash Drive

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SanDisk Corporation has introduced the world’s smallest 128GB compact flash drive in the SanDisk Ultra Fit series at the Computex 2015. The flash drive is already available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities. SanDisk also introduced Ultra USB 3.0 Flash Drive in 256GB capacity, which is the company’s highest capacity USB flash drive to-date. Continue reading “SanDisk introduces world’s smallest 128GB USB 3.0 Ultra Fit Flash Drive”

MediaTek Helio P10 Octa-core 64-bit SoC with Mali-T860 GPU announced

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MediaTek has introduced Helio P10, the company’s first processor in the Helio P series. The new Helio P10 is aimed at mid to high-end smartphones. It has 2 GHz True Octa-core 64-bit Cortex-A53 CPUs and 700MHz Dual-core 64-bit Mali-T860 GPU. It is based on TSMC’s 28nm HPC+ process. MediaTek introduced Helio series of SoCs back in March with the Helio X10 Octa Core SoC at 2.2GHz per core and introduced Helio X20 with World’s first 10 core SoC with Tri-cluster CPU last month.

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