10 May HP Introduces Mid-Cycle Kicker Products And Services Including Zoom Collaboration Solution

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The last I wrote from the #1 unit share PC manufacturer, HP Inc., was at CES 2019, where the company refreshed its lineup with a slew of powerful new immersive displays (see my coverage here). Across the consumer tech industry, there’s always a bit of a lull after the beginning of the year craziness. It’s been […]

08 Apr Hololens 2: Microsoft’s Enterprise AR Power Play For Windows Mixed Reality

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Article by Anshel Sag. After months of anticipation, Microsoft  recently launched its Hololens 2 headset at MWC 2019 in Barcelona. It was quite a launch, complete with surprises and some controversy. Many developers and enterprises were eagerly awaiting this headset’s arrival to determine whether they should develop for platforms like Magic Leap or Hololens. The fact that […]

22 Mar HP Reverb: Everything You Need In A VR Headset

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As a tech analyst, I’ve tried virtually every VR headset in existence—the good ones and the bad ones. While the technology is improving greatly (particularly with headsets geared towards the enterprise), one area that I consistently hear complaints about is resolution. Seeking to address this, HP  Inc. recently announced its own foray into VR headset category, the […]

19 Mar Did The Industry Deliver On 5G At MWC 2019?

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This year is shaping up to be the year of 5G, with virtually every single company talking up their 5G game in one way or another. Since many of the first 5G smartphones and networks are expected to launch in 2019, MWC Barcelona 2019 was a prime opportunity for everyone to make their announcements and […]

12 Mar Qualcomm Helps 5G Smartphone OEMs Bridge The XR Gap With XR Viewer Accelerator

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At this year’s Mobile World Congress Barcelona, the talk was all about 5G and XR. Nearly every operator and OEM had some sort of 5G demo that utilized gaming and/or XR. XR gaming is proving to be one of the most compelling early consumer use cases for 5G. However, there’s still a big need for […]

07 Mar NVIDIA Is Right: Higher Hz Rates Help With Battle Royale Games

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There has been some discussion in the gaming and financial community if it makes sense for hugely popular Battle Royale games like PUBG, Fortnite and the recently released Apex Legends, to benefit from a high-end GPU. When I saw NVIDIA’s headline on its analysis, I thought, “duh” everybody knows this. Apparently, everyone doesn’t know this as […]

05 Mar Real 5G And AI Converge With Enterprise Networking At Mobile World Congress 2019

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“Intelligent connectivity” was this year’s theme for Mobile World Congress (MWC), the preeminent event focused on mobile communications held last week in Barcelona. Once relegated to cellular devices, infrastructure and mobile services, over the past thirty-two years the show has expanded to include much more. From my perspective, the notion of intelligence from the GSMA […]

27 Feb Qualcomm Conducts The Mobile 5G Orchestra, Cranking It To 11 At MWC 2019

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Mobile World Congress Barcelona is always the biggest show of the year for the mobile industry, especially the carriers, operators, and handset OEMs. However, one of the biggest enablers of everyone in the mobile ecosystem that has been pushing mobile 5G is Qualcomm. This year’s show was all about 5G and how everyone at the […]

27 Feb Qualcomm Pushes Further Into Automotive Market At MWC 2019

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It’s that time of year again—Mobile World Congress 2019 is now underway in Barcelona. I’m in attendance, along with several other members of the Moor Insights & Strategy team (Anshel Sag, Will Townsend, Chris Wilder), and a boatload of other analysts and industry folks—all here to see the latest in mobile technology, at the premier […]

26 Feb Samsung Blew Me Away At Unpacked 2019

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Last week, I attended Samsung’s Unpacked event in San Francisco and am attending Mobile World Congress 2019 this week. Held on practically the eve of MWC Barcelona, Samsung utilized Unpacked to unveil an impressive new array of devices (yes, including that foldable phone you’ve been hearing so much about). I wanted to talk about a […]

24 Feb Expect Samsung To ‘Bring It’ At MWC 2019 Even After Unpacked Event

It’s another February, and once again I’m in Barcelona, so it must be that time of year again for Mobile World Congress (MWC). I think this is my 15th MWC. I know some things will continue to remain the same, like great tapas and the world’s best ham and cheeses and the possibility of public transportation […]

12 Feb Display Technologies Ruled At CES 2019

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One of the big trends that people may have overlooked at CES this year was the plethora of new displays and display technologies on, well, display. This year’s conference brought a raft of new 4K HDR displays and the chips and connectivity to drive 4K HDR as a base-level standard—refreshing since we really haven’t seen […]

12 Feb AMD Cranks Out An Inspiring Q4 2018 And Full Year 2018

After coming off of what I considered a successful CES 2019 showing headlined by CEO Lisa Su (wrote about that here), today Advanced Micro Devices announced its Q4 2018 earnings, full-year 2018 results, and forecast. Unlike some of the other earnings announcements we have seen so far, AMD appears to have bucked many of the trends like China […]

07 Feb NVIDIA Gears Up For An Even Larger GTC 2019

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It’s that time of year again. Every spring NVIDIA kicks off its annual series of GPU Technology Conferences (GTC) with a real “humdinger” of an event held in San Jose. Last year, I wrote that GTC 2018 was the place to be if you are in any way involved in AI or machine learning. That story holds […]

05 Feb Samsung Galaxy Note9: A Flagship Phone For Busy Millennials

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Upon the Samsung Galaxy Note9’s release in August 2018, I immediately pushed aside my Galaxy S9+ and made it my primary Android device. While one might not expect this upgrade to make much of a difference, considering the devices’ similar specifications, it really has. After using it for nearly 6 months, I can say that […]

05 Feb Review: The Dell XPS 15 2-in-1

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The Dell  XPS 15 2-in-1 is designed to deliver the company’s highest level of performance in a thin and light platform. This platform is unique because it is the first time that Intel INTC -0.21% and AMD partnered together to deliver a single chip with both a high-performance CPU and GPU. With special memory technology and power balancing capabilities, it is designed for […]

31 Jan Intel Demonstrates New Technology And Fab Progress At CES 2019

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Last week I attended CES 2019 in Las Vegas, where the tech industry gathered in force to unveil the latest and greatest in consumer electronics technology. I’ve been working around the clock to provide coverage of the biggest announcements, and no coverage of the conference would be complete without talking about Intel. I published an […]

28 Jan Lenovo Boosts Legion Gaming Line At CES 2019

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CES 2019 showcased a multitude of PC gaming announcements from many different vendors, including Lenovo . Lenovo has been building up its Legion line of gaming hardware for the last few years and is starting to refine it, with new gaming laptop, desktop, and monitor offerings. PC gaming is growing at such a fast rate that no […]

25 Jan Lenovo Unveils Compelling New All-In-One At CES 2019

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Today I continue my coverage of CES 2019, with a round of announcements from computing giant Lenovo. Lots of attention has been paid recently to Lenovo’s progress in the datacenter (see my coverage of Lenovo Transform 2.0 earlier this year). Still, Lenovo is compelling in the PC, tablet, smartphone, and smart home device realm and is again […]

21 Jan Why Didn’t Apple Use Qualcomm’s Modems In 2018 iPhones?

Like I said last week in my article entitled “If The FTC Case Against Qualcomm Seems Like a Clown Show Right Now, It’s Because It Started That Way”, if you haven’t been following the FTC versus Qualcomm case and are in the tech industry, you probably should. What’s likely at stake are future inventors’ rights to monetize […]