OPPO Find X2 first to deploy. Smartphones have held the high ground in acuity and PPI for a few years now, exceeding PCs and TVs by a factor of 1.5× or more, even as the screen size has increased. However, PPI is one part of the equation, dynamic range and tone mapping are another, and frame rate is yet another. In recent years, smartphone display technology—notably … [Read more...] about Pixelworks content-optimized motion and HDR processing for mobiles
The app enables objective cross-platform comparisons of gaming performance. A Windows 8 version is coming soon. With the recent arrival of Basemark in iTunes, utility software developer Rightware now has its new smartphone benchmark software on both the Apple iOS and Android platforms. Basemark X is a professional performance evaluation tool enabling objective cross platform … [Read more...] about Rightware releases Basemark benchmark app for Apple and Android
The global report includes definitions, market data, evaluations, and in-depth analysis of market growth dynamics. Jon Peddie Research today releases a new market study exploring and quantifying the growth of “System on a Chip” mobile CPU/GPUs and the intellectual property behind them. The report, “Dynamics in SoC, GPU, and IP markets” closely examines overall market sizes, … [Read more...] about JPR new market report quantifies smartphone and tablet CPU/GPU market
Buzzsaw users can now access the AEC collaboration platform from their Andriod smartphone or tablet. Autodesk has released an Android version of its Buzzsaw mobile app, providing another way for Buzzsaw users to access their AEC collaboration workspaces. The new app joins the existing Android for iOS app, extending mobile access to Buzzsaw projects. Autodesk Buzzsaw … [Read more...] about Autodesk Buzzsaw now available for Android
More than 750 million smartphones and 300 million tablets will ship in 2016, requiring more than 2 billion processors. How will the market shape up? Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has released a new report on mobile devices and their processors. The report takes a close look at the staggering demand, the crowded market, and the inevitable changes ahead. According to the … [Read more...] about New JPR report explores exploding mobile processor market
The Android-based Echo will offer on-screen multi-tasking. We are already imagining how such a device will be deployed for product review or field work. Kyocera and Sprint have announced a new dual touchscreen smartphone, the Echo. It will run Google Android, and will include custom apps that take special advantage of the dual-screen setup. The Echo has two … [Read more...] about Kyocera introduces dual touchscreen smartphone
Retailers are preparing for a major shift in holiday purchasing in late 2010, away from large items for the home and toward mobility and gaming. A report in the Wall Street Journal quotes the CEO of Best Buy as saying the iPad is cannibalizing notebook sales at Best Buy outlets by “as much as 50%.” The article details how retailers are adjusting their buying plans for the … [Read more...] about Best Buy Says iPad Cannibalizing Notebook Sales by Up to 50%.