Apple A8 to rock two cores clocked at 2GHz or more

Apple A8 to rock two cores clocked at 2GHz or more

The new iPhone will come with a new chip, which will likely be known as the Apple A8. According to a Chinese media report, the Cupertino giant will stick to its dual-core design, while making each of the cores run at 2GHz or more. For those counting these sort of things, that’s a rather massive…

Microsoft working on long-lasting battery technology

Microsoft working on long-lasting battery technology

The problem most smartphone users face today has “something to do” with battery life. While our screens are getting bigger and better, the battery technology stays the same. Major handset makers are trying to address this issue with software tricks by monitoring which apps require more energy when not in use, and pause or slow…

Scientists create an unbreakable screen for mobile devices

unbreakable screen

Unbreakable screen is something most of us want. While Corning’s Gorilla Glass is getting better with every new version — right now new devices ship with Gorilla Glass 3 — it’s still breakable. Scientists at University of Akron claim they’ve managed to make an even tougher screen, using transparent electrodes to make for harder-to-break panels.…

NTT DoCoMo, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Fujitsu, NEC, Nokia and Samsung all lining up to make 5G a reality in Japan

NTT DoCoMo

NTT DoCoMo announced that it is working with leading telecommunications companies to make 5G reality in Japan. As part of the effort, the operator is teaming-up with Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Fujitsu, NEC, Nokia and Samsung to conduct experimental trials of emerging 5G mobile communications technologies. Specifically, the firms will explore the potential to exploit frequency bands…

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