Posts made in October, 2016

Microsoft Hits Pause On Its Mobile Device Strategy

By on Oct 31, 2016 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Last week’s Microsoft’s announcements, which were expected to include new hardware, fulfilled their promise in quality if not quantity. The Surface Studio desktop PC, years in the making, sets a new bar with its combination of design and engineering aimed at professionals. But it, along with a beefed-up version of the Surface Book and a promise of new VR headsets from Microsoft partners, were part of an event that focused far more on Windows per se than new devices. At the event, Microsoft touched on cloud services by announcing a new 3D object-sharingArticle source:...

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Apple’s Custom Mobile Chip Designs Gradually Expanding to …

By on Oct 31, 2016 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

After years of recruiting graphics architects, Apple has gradually shifted from licensing PowerVR graphics to designing its own custom GPUs for iPhones, according to David Kanter at Real World Technologies. The new graphics processor is said to have first shipped with the A8 chip in the iPhone 6, with successive versions built into in the A9 and A10 Fusion chips powering the iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 lineups respectively. For context, Kanter said a modern GPU has three major components that work together in harmony to render graphics: The first is the fixed-function graphics hardware, which is responsible for tasks likeArticle source:...

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NetEase’s push from China continues with mobile strategy game …

By on Oct 30, 2016 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Chinese gaming company NetEase announced that the mobile strategy game Immortal Conquest will be its next release for Western markets. The mythology-based title will come out during the first quarter of 2017 for iOS and Android devices as a free-to-play app, and it could help NetEase extend its reach to markets outside of Asia and earn a bigger piece of the $36 billion mobile games market. The publisher has yet to have a major hit in the U.S., with none of its games currently in the top 100 iOS titles ranked overall in the U.S., according to App Annie. However, in theArticle source:...

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A’ International Mobile Technologies, Applications and Software …

By on Oct 30, 2016 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

A’ Design Award Competition Announces Call for Entries to the 7th Annual International Mobile Technologies Design Award Como, Italy (PRWEB) October 29, 2016 Annually organized A’ International Mobile Technologies, Applications and Software Design Awards is now open for submission of the innovative projects and products by Telecom Operators, Mobile Device Manufacturers, Mobile Application Platforms, Software Developers, Electronics Engineers, Programmers and Coders worldwide. The International Mobile Technologies, Applications and Software Design Awards 2017 is a two-phase competition. The first stage is free to join, Telecom Operators, Mobile Device Manufacturers, Mobile Application and Software Developers can register at A’ DesignArticle source:...

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