Synaptics announced a new multi-factor biometric engine made in partnership with facial recognition company KeyLemon that incorporates both fingerprint and facial recognition, allowing devices to be unlocked in multiple ways depending on what's most convenient for the user.
As promised, Qualcomm has detailed its flagship chipset at CES 2017. The company unveiled more details about the Snapdragon 835, which is the main choice of many manufacturers for upcoming 2017 flagship smartphones, but the company didn't want to say anything about which phones
The last announcement from Lenovo during the first day of CES 2017 is the amazing new Surface Pro challenger, the MIIX 720. We have heard many things about a new Windows-powered detachable tablet in 2016, but we don't have to guess anymore. The Lenovo MIIX 720 will be available
To please all tablet fans, Lenovo announced a successor to the original ThinkPad X1 tablet, with better specs and a few other changes. The new model will hit the shelves sometime in March, starting at $949, along with optional accessories including a detachable keyboard
Qualcomm recently teased some features of its upcoming flagship chipset for mobile devices and promised to reveal more details at the upcoming CES 2017. Just ahead of the event, the presentation slides of the Snapdragon 835 have emerged online, revealing almost everything about
The next Surface Pro device is reportedly going to be introduced during the first quarter of 2017. DigiTimes reports the Surface Pro 5 offers "an Ultra HD display and magnetic charging stylus." Pegatron is handling its production. The Surface Pro 4 launched in 2015.
For CES 2017, Samsung is expected to unveil several new products, among which are new Windows 10 tablets. SamMobile, who has been very accurate in the past with Samsung reports, has received a tip that Samsung is preparing two new Windows 10-powered tablets.
Qualcomm's 2017 flagship chipset was announced a few months ago, but we have yet to learn more about it. The company promised to unveil more details next month at CES 2017, and ahead of the trade show, the chipset has found its ways into the Geekbench database.
Huawei has recently launched its flagship Kirin 960, but for 2017, to keep up with its competitors, the company plans to launch its next-gen Kirin 970 processor. Over the last few weeks, we have learned a few things about it, such as it will be built using the 10nm
Just like with previous Galaxy S smartphones, the upcoming Galaxy S8 is expected to be powered by both Exynos and Snapdragon chipsets. As we are approaching the official announcement, more details about the phone are appearing online. This time, we have more
Snapdragon 835 was already officially unveiled by Samsung and Qualcomm, but except it would be built using Samsung's 10nm process, not many details are known about it. Over the last few weeks, all we have found out is that it would revert back to an octa-core processor
There was some talking about TSMC having problems with its 10nm manufacturing process and that Apple and Qualcomm chips are affected. Today, the company refuted those rumours, saying both A10 and A11, as well as Snapdragon 835, are "totally on track."
Apple is rumored to be planning a March 2017 iPad unveil, but low yield rates along its supply chain could impact that timeline. DigiTimes reports Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Samsung have encountered issues with their 10-nanometer manufacturing.
MediaTek is playing a catch up with Samsung, Qualcomm and Apple. All three companies have chipsets that are very similar in terms of performance, while MediaTek, Huawei and others are a level below. MediaTek has been trying to release a chipset that would pair with the offerings
SK Hynix has quietly unveiled its new 8 GB LPDDR4 mobile DRAM package that is aimed ath future smartphones and tablets. The chips will be made using the older 21nm manufacturing process, but will offer better price/performance ratio compared to the more efficient 10nm process
Shortly after @evleaks posted an image of LG G Pad III 10.1, the company has officially unveiled the tablet. The tablet is now available in South Korea, but the exact pricing has yet to be revealed by LG. Since its predecessor was priced at around $180, expect to see similar
Tablets aren't having much success nowadays as most smartphones are big and good enough for almost every user. On the other hand, there are some people that need tablet for some other things and Xiaomi is counting on them with its upcoming Mi Pad 2 successor.
A day after appearing on GFXBench, Qualcomm's flagship chipset has been spotted on yet another popular benchmarking website. The AnTuTu listing only confirmed what the GFXBench showed and that is the impressive performance of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835.
Companies are slowly finalizing their flagship smartphones for next year, and one of the first to announce new devices will be Samsung and Xiaomi. Both the Xiaomi Mi 6 and Samsung Galaxy S8 will also feature Qualcomm's high-end Snapdragon 835 chipset.
Smartphone companies are mostly focused on developing better hardware or on design, and that is one of the main reasons why we haven't seen any improvements in the battery department. If there wasn't for more power-efficient chipsets, the battery life on current smartphones would