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Posted by ehigham @ 25/07/2014 20:46:00
In the interest of full disclosure, I am preparing to go away on vacation in a few days, so I am in that pre-vacati... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 27/06/2014 18:14:00
As July approaches, the pace of life slows. Schools in the US adjourn for the summer, traffic around Boston eases (somewhat) and businesses around the world prepare for a bit more leisurely tempo. This is a great time to reflect on the “current state” and to speculate on what the fut... read more

Posted by skundojjala @ 25/06/2014 13:31:00
HiSilicon, Huawei’s in-house silicon business unit, has launched its first LTE-integrated applications processors Kirin 910 and Kirin 920 in 2014. HiSilicon already designs slim modems (Balong series) and stand-alone applications processors (K3V2 series), but this integrated product helps i... read more

Posted by ctaylor @ 24/06/2014 22:17:00
Qualcomm's latest LTE chipsets have arrived in two new flagship phones, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A and the Amazon Fire Phone.The Samsu... read more

Posted by skundojjala @ 02/06/2014 17:21:00
Today, Broadcom announced that it is exploring strategic options for its cellular baseband business, including a potential sale or shutdown. The company hasn’t identified any potential buyer yet. With this announcement, Broadcom joins the long list of players who exited from the baseband ma... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 30/05/2014 15:51:00
I think we can all agree that change is often necessary, even if it is sometimes painful. Some of these changes proceed at a glacial pace with differences being hard to discern and some hit like lightning, with immediate results. Those of us who have been involved with things for a while know th... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 29/04/2014 18:30:00
I have to admit that I am more of a summer person. When April comes around, I am reminded of how much I love April! Things begin growing... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 28/03/2014 18:39:00
I’m sure we all have things that we’ve seen or heard or been around for a long time and suddenly, they ... read more

Posted by ctaylor @ 03/03/2014 16:10:00
Developments announced at MWC 2014 suggest that the adoption of envelope tracking, CMOS PAs and front-end CMOS integration in cellphones are now accelerating rapidly, all in support of LTE: Qualcomm is shipping the first ET for cellphones in two mobile devices now. This puts Qualcomm... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 28/02/2014 15:46:00
Well, it finally happened! Two companies that no one really saw being together, got together. Now that it is happening, no one can under... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 31/01/2014 15:07:00
A little late with this, but a new year is like an anniversary. It’s a time to reflect on what has transpired in the previous year and think about the excitement of the upcoming year. Will it be more of the same? Are there trends at work tha... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 27/12/2013 15:46:00
As we approach the start of a new year, it is worthwhile to review what happened in 2013. The year started with a bit of uncertainty. De... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 27/11/2013 16:17:00
I had the opportunity to attend SCTE’s CableTec Expo 2013 in Atlanta last month.  In a completely unsolicited plug, if you have a chance to go to Atlanta…go! There are man... read more

Posted by ctaylor @ 25/11/2013 21:39:00
Moore's Law may stop, or at least dramatically slow, around 2022 at the 7 nm CMOS node thanks to quantum effects and transistor threshold variability, according to Robert Colwell of DARPA.  At around 7 nm, electron tunnelling will make it difficult if not impossible to turn off today’s... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 31/10/2013 15:45:00
I spent the first week of October at EuMW2013, the largest microwave show in Europe. This year’s event was located in Nuremburg, Germany and while the ti... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 30/09/2013 18:51:00
As we gear up to slide into another round of conferences, the possibilities for learning and growing seem almost endless. We know what we see and experience will both surprise and delight us, so it seems like a good time to take stock of what has ... read more

Posted by srobinson @ 12/09/2013 14:09:00
Every so often a technology development comes along that makes you think "wow, that could really change the world!" That thought occurred to me this week when I read about a new wireless charging technology... Ossia, a company that has been in stealth mode developing yet another wireless c... read more

Posted by skundojjala @ 11/09/2013 13:33:00
Yesterday, Apple announced its new iPhone line up including the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. The interesting part from our perspective is that the iPhone 5S features a 64-bit A7 applications processor, which is the mobile industry’s first commercial 64-bit smartphone chip. Apple beat specialist... read more

Posted by skundojjala @ 09/09/2013 16:01:00
We have been tracking the multi-core smartphone apps processor (MCSPAP) market developments since the introduction of such chips back in 2011. Last month, we have released our MCSPAP report, which details single-core, dual-core, quad-core and octa-core smartphone processor shipments across stand-... read more

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