Today Qualcomm announces a new entry to the Snapdragon lineup with the first 700-series SoC platform. The Snapdragon 710 is a direct successor to the Snapdragon 660 but comes with a new branding more worthy of the increased performance characteristics of the SoC. The higher-end 600 series SoCs such as the Snapdragon 650 and 660 were among the first non-flagship SoCs that used big CPU cores, which brought a significant jump in terms of performance to the mid-range.
While we haven’t seen that many design wins with the Snapdragon 650/660’s, they are increasingly becoming popular among Chinese vendors for example. The Snapdragon 710 fixes this branding issue of having quite capable SoCs with large CPU cores grouped together as the 700 series, while the lower...
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...
Andrew Ku on 11/12/2003
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.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/3/2003
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...
Matthew Witheiler on 1/10/2002
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.
Jim Warren on 8/25/2001
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...
Matthew Witheiler on 7/26/2001
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...
Jim Warren on 5/30/2001
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...
Jim Warren on 5/7/2001
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...
Jim Warren on 3/19/2001
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
Jim Warren on 2/14/2001
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...
Jim Warren on 1/31/2001
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.
Jim Warren on 1/6/2001
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...
Jim Warren on 12/23/2000
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...
Jim Warren on 11/16/2000
Take a look as our resident audiophile puts MidiLand's latest 2.1 speaker system to the test.
Jim Warren on 11/9/2000
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...
Mike Andrawes on 9/25/2000
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...
Jim Warren on 9/20/2000
We have seen a recent boom in the production of portable MP3 players, however there is one segment of the MP3 market that has been relatively quiet throughout the...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/18/2000
MidiLand did a fantastic job on this 5.1 solution, from its metallic looking casing to the high quality audio that it reproduces. It's a 5.1 solution that will be...
Jason Clark on 4/12/2000
Cambridge SoundWorks has been making solutions for the 2 channel market for awhile. The market has changed a bit - users are a bit more demanding about their sound...
Jason Clark on 4/8/2000
With our ongoing coverage of portable MP3 players we have Pine's D'Music MP3 player. While the D'Music isn't the most popular MP3 player around, it actually turned out...
Kiran Venkatesh on 3/19/2000