5G WIRELESS CHIPSETS COMING SOON

Broadcom Logo

World renowned wireless chip-makers Broadcom Corp are ramping up more chips designed to support 5G Wi-Fi, which is the new 802.11ac wi-fi connection.

The chipmaker today[thursday] announced its first 5G Wi-Fi combo chips designed specifically for entry-level consumer devices, meaning PCs, notebooks,tablets, and smartphones. Combo chips offer Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and FM radio all in one package. This second generation of 5G Wi-Fi chips includes the same features as Broadcom’s current lineup but integrates more components to keep costs down. Continue reading

RIM TO DABBLE IN PHABLET MAKING-PREPPING A Z10 LOOK ALIKE

BLACKBERRY 10

BlackBerry’s wryly jovial CEO Thorsten Heins spent quite a bit of time talking up the new mid-range Q5 at this morning’s BlackBerry Live keynote address, but the folks in Waterloo may be working on a follow-up smartphone that’s staggeringly different from the one we saw today.

According to a report from KnowYourMobile, the struggling Canadian company is working an all-touch BlackBerry smartphone with a 5-inch display. KnowYourMobile’s Richard Goodwin goes on to note that the device is currently in testing being tested at by unnamed Canadian wireless carrier, and the anonymous tester providing the info pointed out that the device would make its official debut within the next few months.

For what it’s worth, Jefferies’ analyst Peter Misek foretold of a 5-inch BlackBerry 10 device last month, but his track record with this sort of thing isn’t exactly sterling. It should go without saying that you should be taking all of this with a mighty big grain of salt, but it’s an intriguing notion to consider. Continue reading

SONY 1i PHONE-RUMORED TO BE SONY’S NEW FLAGSHIP DEVICE

One Sony Xperia Smartphone

Sources say that Sony are prepping a new Android phone due to be released this August or so.It is said that it will be named with the new Sony branding the “One Sony” instead of the usual Xperia we all know.Also known as “Honami” this device will sport the new Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800 processor yet to be fully utilized[as only few devices are equipped with this new chip]. Continue reading