CEVA Announces PentaG 5G NR Modem IP Platform

When it comes to cellular modem connectivity, either for mobiles or laptops, the first companies that come to mind are the traditional players such as Qualcomm, Intel and various other SoC vendors. Between all of these vendors there is one distinction to be made: those who use CEVA IP for their modem designs and those who do not. Of the latter, there’s only Qualcomm and … Continue reading CEVA Announces PentaG 5G NR Modem IP Platform

Overclocking your Processor

Overclocking, which was once the domain of power users and high-end gamers, has now gone mainstream. It's true that overclocking may prove to be a shot in the arm for your CPU. However, if things go awry, you could well have a fried CPU. There are scads of information regarding overclocking on the Internet. But sadly, most of the websites tout overclocking as a walk … Continue reading Overclocking your Processor

Why AI on a chip is the start of the next IT explosion

It’s game on in the AI-on-a-chip race. Alongside Nvidia’s successes turning Graphics Processing Units into massively performant compute devices (culminating in last year’s release of the ‘Volta’ V100 GPU), we have ARM releasing its ‘Project Trillium’ machine learning processor on Valentine’s Day and Intel making noises around bringing the fruits of its Nervana acquisition to market, currently at sample stage. Microsoft with Catapult, Google with … Continue reading Why AI on a chip is the start of the next IT explosion

Making Security Its Topmost Priority – Technology Giant Intel Partners With McAfee

One of the latest news headlines in technology today is the announcement of Intel acquiring McAfee Security Company last Thursday as part of its operation expansion in the online arena. The $ 7.68 billion offer of the chip giant will cover the purchase of all of McAfee's common stock that is valued at $ 48 dollars per share. The boards of both firms have approved … Continue reading Making Security Its Topmost Priority – Technology Giant Intel Partners With McAfee

AMD Plans PlayReady 3.0 Support for Polaris and Vega based GPUs in 2018, Vega APUs in Q2

For the recent launch of AMD’s Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G APUs, our review found that AMD raised the low-end integrated graphics bar to a new level. With superior gaming performance at lower cost and power draw compared to competing solutions, the Ryzen 5 2400G has effectively shut down the sub-$100 graphics card market. But outside of gaming, the other major use-case of … Continue reading AMD Plans PlayReady 3.0 Support for Polaris and Vega based GPUs in 2018, Vega APUs in Q2