MediaTek Computex 2015 press conference, launching MediaTek Helio P10, MT7623 and MT7683

Posted by – June 7, 2015

Here is the full MediaTek press conference in Chinese with English translation audio, filmed by the Notebook Italia channel on YouTube:

$139 MeLE PCG01 Intel HDMI Stick is Fanless, now shipping

Posted by – June 7, 2015

The Fanless MeLE PCG01 Compute Stick is available at $139 now at http://amzn.to/1FHOcnm on a Quad Core Intel Atom Z3735f with 2GB DDR3 and 32gb EMMC Flash storage and including also the Windows 8.1 licence and free shipping. Building on the successful MeLE PCG03 Box, MeLE is now continuing their Windows Intel product line with this Intel Compute Stick, but compared with other Intel Compute Sticks on the market, this one is fanless.

MeLE on amazon: http://www.amazon.com/shops/MeLEofficialstore
MeLE on eBay: http://stores.ebay.com/MeLE-Official-Store
MeLE on aliexpress: http://www.aliexpress.com/store/715968

You can contact MeLE directly here:
Shenzhen Mele Digital Technology Ltd. 深圳市迈乐数码科技股份有限公司
Gennie Peng, Distibution and reseller for MeLE brand sales manager
sales10@mele.cn
Mobile: +86 15013777080
Mobile: +86 18675512024
Phone: +86 755 86363225
Fax: +86 755 86363201
Skype: apvell091
QQ: 277365163
Isaac Long
sales5@mele.cn
Skype: isaac_520320
Tina Zhang, OEM & ODM Brand sales manager
sales14@mele.cn
Skype: tina.zhang703
Coco Jiang
sales8@mele.cn
Skype: melecoco
http://en.mele.cn
http://meleshop.com

Pipo X7 and Pipo X8 Intel Windows TV Box Desktops

Posted by – June 7, 2015

Pipo is selling a lot of Windows Intel Boxes to the Chinese and Worldwide markets, they have dual-OS running also Android on them. The second Pipo X86 box is the Pipo X8 with a built-in 7" touchscreen LCD. Next Pipo will also do an Intel HDMI Stick. The retail price for the Pipo X8 is about $100 in China, it's a bit more when exported to Europe which has VAT import tax and etc.

Distributors can contact Ben Lai CEO of Pipo at:
Ben.lai@pipo.com.cn (please only contact if you're a distributor for large quantities)

$249 ASUS Chromebook Flip on Rockchip RK3288C convertible 10.1″ touch screen, 2/4GB RAM,

Posted by – June 7, 2015

Asus Chromebook Flip is the world’s first 360 degree convertible Chromebook, light and nicely designed, powered by Rockchip RK3288 quad core ARM Cortex-A17, with 2GB or 4G RAM, 10.1" and 10 finger multi-touch screen, dual band WiFi 802.11&BT4.0, full size QWERTY keyboard, and large touchpad, up to 9 hours battery life, Ultra ligh at 0.89KG, to be available from Q3 2015 worldwide.

$169 ASUS Chromebook C201 on Rockchip RK3288, 2G/4G RAM, 11.6’’ display, shipping now

Posted by – June 7, 2015

The Asus Chromebook C201 is an ultra light well built ARM Powered Chromebook, powered by the Rockchip quad-core RK3288 Processor, with 2GB RAM or 4GB RAM as option, 11.6" display, dual-band WiFi 802.11, BT4.0, full size QWERTY keyboard, and large touchpad, up to 13hours of battery life, Ultra light at 0.98KG, super thin at 17.9mm. It is shipping from now for $169 at http://amazon.com.

Aikun 3D Gaming Tablet on Allwinner A80

Posted by – June 6, 2015

Aikun presents their Gaming Tablet based on the Allwinner A80 octa-core big.LITTLE ARM Cortex-A15/A7, it will have a 3D glasses free display and slide-on gamepads on each side of the display. The 13 megapixel camera also rotates 180 degrees to shoot to the front, to the back or to the side.

Distributors can contact Aikun about ordering large quantities here:
Mail : celia@aikun-china.com / master@atek-china.com / rob@aikun-china.com
Website : www.aikun.co
Contact information : http://www.aikun.co/html/about/contactus/
Tel.: (+86) 6110 2468 - 6110 2858
Factory Address:
A2 building, Lianhe Industrial Park, Fengtang Road,
Fuyong, Baoan, Shenzhen, China

MediaTek CMO Johan Lodenius talks IoT, Turnkey Solutions

Posted by – June 6, 2015

MediaTek is shipping hundreds of millions of ARM Processors each year, second Smartphone chip provider by volume after Qualcomm, MediaTek is launching their Internet of Things optimized ARM Processors for Smart Homes, for wide area and short area networks connectivity. MediaTek pioneered the Turnkey solution 10 years ago for feature phones and they do exactly the same for Smartphones, enabling fast time to market for smart mobile technology.

Nvidia VR Experience using Oculus Rift and Nvidia GPUs

Posted by – June 5, 2015

Here I try on the Nvidia VR experience using the latest Oculus Rift Crescent Bay prototype, connected by a cable to a Desktop computer with a powerful Nvidia Geforce 980 Ti GPU and running a quite advanced Engine animated video demo in a 1440p "smartphone type" head-mounted display. Nvidia explains what they are doing for Virtual Reality, this could be quite a fun and advanced immersive gaming and 360 video experience. The latest Oculus Rift has sensors on it with a tracker to be mounted on the wall, detecting where exactly you are moving your head in the room.

Marvell Avastar 88W8997 Wi-Fi 11ac wave2 in 28nm for best Wi-Fi performance and Bluetooth 5.0

Posted by – June 5, 2015

Marvell launches their new 88W8997 chipset for the highest performance Wi-Fi chipset for Chromebooks, Laptops, Tablets, Chromecasts, TVs and more. The 88W997 is built on 28nm enables 40% lower power consumption for the Wi-Fi at a higher performance. Marvell are first to get qualified for Chromebooks, in front of Broadcom, Intel and Qualcomm. The 2x2 Wi-Fi system doubles the range. Marvell integrates also the Bluetooth 5.0 spec implementing double the bandwidth for Bluetooth, LTE anti-interference. Marvell provides CSP Chip on Board, QFN package Chip on Board and the M2 2230 module PCI-E Form factor.

MediaTek Helio X20 Tri-Cluster 10-core ARMv8 64bit processor

Posted by – June 5, 2015

MediaTek shows off and claims that their new Tri-Cluster 10-core ARM processor can use about 30-40% less power running certain apps in Android for example saving power consumption or performance efficiency when doing things like Facebook and Web Browsing. The MediaTek Helio X20 has 4 ARM Cortex-A53 at a low 1.4Ghz clock speed, 4 ARM Cortex-A53 at a higher 2Ghz clock speed and 2 ARM Cortex-A72 at a high 2.5Ghz clock speed. MediaTek claims that them being able to shift gears improves power consumption and performance. MediaTek CorePilot 3.0 improves MediaTek's heterogeneous multi-processing to also integrate the GPU into the efficient processing.