Kicking off today is second Mobile World Congress of the year, MWC Shanghai. As the de facto home of smartphone manufacturing, and home for an increasing number of major mobile device vendors, the tradeshow has taken on increased importance in recent years. This year is no exception, with several different announcements of note coming out of the show.
Starting things off for everyone is Qualcomm, who is at the show to announce their latest mainstream Snapdragon 400 series SoC: the Snapdragon 450. The successor to Qualcomm’s 2016 Snapdragon 435, the Snapdragon 450’s biggest claim to fame is also its smallest: it will be the first Snapdragon 400 series SoC to be fabbed at 14nm, finally moving Qualcomm’s mainstream SoC lineup off of 28nm LP and...
Well known for their extremely overclocking friendly motherboard designs as well as their trademarked SoftMenu technology, ABIT is broadening their horizons with their first entry into the PC speaker...
division of Imagination Technologies, has recently started offering their
products in North America. The first set of speakers from VideoLogic being
reviewed here at AnandTech is the Sirocco Crossfire.