Details about the upcoming Snapdragon 835 high-end SoC (main processor) from Qualcomm are starting to (officially) emerge. The new chip, designed by Qualcomm, will be manufactured by Samsung Semiconductor using Samsung’s edgy 10nm (nanometer) FinFET process technology. Read full post →Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Gets Samsung 10nm Semiconductor Process
With the rise of smartphones the MP3 player market tanked after peaking in 2009 (2 years after the iPhone’s introduction), and has entered a steady decline since. This is evident just looking at the declining historical sales trend of the iPod, which is the most successful mass-market MP3 player. During that time, a high-end collection of (very) expensive audio players had found refuge in a “high-end” niche market – until now. With the arrival of the LG V20, that market segment may experience the same decline that once happened to basic MP3 players. Read full post →Will The LG V20 Kill Hi-Res Digital Audio Players?