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Qualcomm’s global legal issues continue, as the Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission (TFTC) fined the company roughly $773 million (NT$23.4 billion) for illegal licensing and chip pricing practices. This development is yet another antitrust filing levied onto Qualcomm, which has recently seen fines from South Korea (December 2016) and China (February 2015), a lawsuit from the US Federal Trade Commission (January 2017), and investigation and potential non-compliance fines from the European Union. The official TFTC statement states that Qualcomm withheld products and licensing in order to force clients to agree to its conditions, noting Qualcomm’s numerous standard-essential patents (SEP) and monopoly status in the baseband processor market for the CDMA, WCDMA, and LTE spaces. The TFTC found that these actions and others violated antitrust...

Future Format Frenzy: Digital Audio and You

With Intel's newest 8-channel digital audio process only a week or so away, we have some more info on DVD-A, SACD, BluRay and Azalia.

23 by Kristopher Kubicki on 6/11/2004

Apple's In-Ear Headphones and Sony's MDR-EX71SL - Searching for Decent In-Ear Headphones

We are after the best pair of in-ear headphones, and we have come back shopping with two of the most popular options currently in stores. Read on to find...

18 by Andrew Ku on 6/3/2004

Creative Lab's Nomad Muvo TX - Best of the micro MP3 players

An awesome MP3 player of the smallest class, Creative Labs has itself a winner. Read on to find out why it leads the pack of the micro-sized MP3 players.

15 by Andrew Ku on 5/27/2004

Creative Lab's Nomad Muvo2 4GB - Hitting the Mark Right Below Massive Storage

Not quite a MP3 jukebox, but 4GB is still enough to enjoy more than a day and a half worth of MP3s. With a unique removable battery pack and...

15 by Andrew Ku on 5/25/2004

SnapStream's Beyond TV 3 - The Must-Have Home Multimedia Software

We have taken a look at ATI's EazyShare in MMC 8.8 and NVIDIA's Forceware Multimedia is still in absentia. What are we to do until then? SnapStream works...

17 by Andrew Ku on 5/12/2004

MSI Mega Stick 1 - The Mini Wonder

MSI takes its baby steps into a new market with an uncharacteristically new product. Introduced at Computex, the Mega Stick 1 is MSI’s first MP3 player, and it is...

31 by Andrew Ku on 11/12/2003

Apple's New iPod - Evolutionary, not Revolutionary

Apple's next-generation iPod has finally arrived, find out everything there is to know about it and have a look as we dissect the latest and greatest MP3 player around.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/3/2003

Apple iPod

Curious about Apple's latest non-computer product since the Newton? Wondering how you, the PC owner, can make use of the highly anticipated iPod? Whether other iPod reviews leave you...

2 by Matthew Witheiler on 1/10/2002

Altec Lansing ADA 890

Altec Lansing brings us yet another set of surround solutions with their ADA890 speaker set. Read on to see how this THX certified system did in our tests.

2 by Jim Warren on 8/25/2001

Creative Labs 30GB Nomad Jukebox

Been wondering a bit about the Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox and the massive 30GB versions that are out there? Wonder no more, as today AnandTech takes a look at...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 7/26/2001

Klipsch ProMedia 2.1

Klipsch has earned itself a reputation for producing the best computer sound systems around. Does the ProMedia 2.1 live up to this reputation? We thought so, so much so...

7 by Jim Warren on 5/30/2001

Yamaha TSS-1 Dolby Digital / DTS 5.1 Surround Speakers

Yamaha has long been known and respected in the home theater market. Now, they try to bring their expertise to the computer speaker market with their Dolby Digital/DTS capable...

0 by Jim Warren on 5/7/2001

VideoLogic DigiTheatre DTS: The Ferrari of Sound is here

So you've got your Athlon and you've got your GeForce3 on order but now you need to know what the Ferrari of speaker systems is to add to your...

2 by Jim Warren on 3/19/2001

Logitech SoundMan Xtrusio DSR-100

Early last May Logitech offered a preview of their new speaker models within the SoundMan product line.  The three lower end models, the SR-30, S-20, and ...

0 by Jim Warren on 2/14/2001

MidiLand S4 7100 Plus 5.1 Speakers

MidiLand's latest 5.1 system provides full Dolby Digital decoding right out of the box, without requiring a new sound card. How well does the S4 7100 Plus stack...

0 by Jim Warren on 1/31/2001

MidiLand S4 4060M Review

The 4060M is the latest member of MidiLand's ever growing S4 speaker line. Take a look as we put this 2.1 speaker set to the test.

0 by Jim Warren on 1/6/2001

Cambridge SoundWorks DTT 3500 Digital 5.1 Surround Speaker System *UPDATED*

These speakers are Cambridge's follow up to last year's DTT2500 Digital Speaker System that won our Editor's Choice Silver Award. Read on to see if they can win...

0 by Jim Warren on 12/23/2000

VideoLogic DigiTheatre LC 5.1 Speaker System

VideoLogic is taking a new approach to Dolby Digital decoding with the DigiTheatre LC that promises to lower the cost of a 5.1 surround sound speaker system. Instead...

0 by Jim Warren on 11/16/2000

MidiLand S4 3050M 2.1 Speaker System

Take a look as our resident audiophile puts MidiLand's latest 2.1 speaker system to the test.

0 by Jim Warren on 11/9/2000

Aiwa CDC-MP3 Car MP3-CD Player

Up until now, the options for MP3's on the road have been extremely limited - you could go with a portable player interfaced to your head unit or try...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 9/25/2000

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