So, I happened to read an article today about overheating issues on the snapdragon 820 from rather flaky sources. To guess the answer to this question, one has to understand the snapdragon 810 “heat-gate” and the sequence of events that led to it.… Read More
Can the Likes of iPhone 6s Bring New Disruptions?
In more than 30 years of semiconductors, we have seen many technology-induced disruptions in our ecosystem, be it healthcare, consumer, mobile, aerospace, or any other field for that matter. To name a few are portable healthcare devices at much lower prices, video conferencing over internet that reduced the need of physical … Read More
Smartwatch – A Tough Puzzle to Crack
Discounting the initial electronic or digital watch wave in 1970s which saw its sudden death sooner than expected, the recent Apple Watch event was the third attempt to invade the big watch market; the first being in 1999 and the second in 2012-13 led by Pebble. Although it’s stated that Apple sold about 3.6 million Smartwatches … Read More
What Does Intel Look Like 10 Years From Now?
Intel (INTC) CEO Brian Krzanich keynoted the Citi Global Technology Conference last week. This was a precursor to the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco this week. Normally these types of events are scripted dog and pony shows but sometimes interesting information comes out. The first question for example:
What does Intel… Read More