Category: MWC

Lenovo S6000 10.1″ MediaTek MT8389

Posted by – March 4, 2013

Here's Lenovo's MediaTek MT8389 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 tablet.

InvenSense gyroscopes

Posted by – March 4, 2013

Invensense is the leader in motion processing, MEMS gyroscope, and motion processing technologies for consumer electronics. They did the gyroscope in Wii Motion Plus, in the Nintendo 3DS, and their gyroscopes are now being integrated in smartphones, smart watches and more.

Lenovo A1000, 7″ 1024×600, MediaTek dual-core MT8377

Posted by – March 4, 2013

Lenovo releases this cheap MediaTek dual-core based tablet.

Gemtek FreePP voice-over-ip

Posted by – March 4, 2013

Gemtek is showing off their FreePP hardware for free peer-to-peer VOIP.

Immersion haptic feedback on smartphones

Posted by – March 4, 2013

Immersion shows some of their latest haptic feedback technologies embedded in smartphones. It requires the right kind of vibrator motors to be used in the right kind of way.

ARM Mali-T604 GPU Compute Renderscript and Open GL

Posted by – March 3, 2013

ARM demonstrates GPU Computing on the new ARM Mali-T604 GPU, rendering graphical features, filters, encoding, processing certain things much faster and using much less power by processing those things on the GPU instead of on the CPU.

ARM Mali-T604 Graphics performance beyond 1080p

Posted by – March 3, 2013

ARM runs the Epic Citadel benchmark at 55fps at 2560x1600 (4 megapixels = 2x 1080p) on the Mali-T604 while on Intel's latest mobile platform, that same benchmark runs 10fps slower at a resolution of only 1280x720 (less than 4x lower resolution?). ARM also shows the improvements when using the Mali-T604 with Open GL ES 3.0 which hopefully is soon going to be added in Android, providing higher quality 3D graphics features.

FXI Technologies, on the history and status of inventing the HDMI Stick

Posted by – March 3, 2013

FXI Technologies invented the HDMI Stick, first having shown their Cotton Candy for the first time in November 2011. Here running on the Samsung Exynos 4 processor. They now have 250 partners working on the device, integrating their ideas, technology and applications, providing and upgrading their own solutions, they have hundreds of developers developing solutions and applications for it. They expect to have the Ubuntu platform ready by the end of March. FXI Tech inspired all other SoC vendors and device makers to integrate all other SoCs into HDMI sticks since then.

Dell Project Ophelia HDMI Stick for Cloud Computing

Posted by – March 3, 2013

Dell is launching their first HDMI Stick. Dell is to release this sub-$100 Android PC on a stick on the Rockchip RK3066 dual-core ARM Cortex-A9, which seems to be quite a big change for Dell if this possibly is the form of the future of the Dell Desktop PCs. Dell markets this for an access device towards Dell's enterprise and personal cloud software and services.

My interview on nomobile.ru

Posted by – March 3, 2013

At Mobile World Congress 2013 the nomobile.ru guys interviewed me showing off my video-blogging setup and my latest gadgets. I wasn't able to use the Kopin Golden-i 3.8 to live augment my video-blogging at MWC because it was stuck in customs.

See more about how I video on my How I video-blog page.

Posted at: nomobile.ru on the nomobile YouTube channel