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00:50, 23.09.2014. Scris de: .

IDF 2014 – Intel Core M: architecture, performance, 2-in-1 designs

The tick-tock concept is very well known when it comes to Intel’s commitment of respecting Moore’s Law. Haswell was a tick having a new microarchitecture but being based on the same manufacturing process as Ivy Bridge (22nm), while Broadwell has the same basic microarchitecture but it’s based on the 2nd generation Tri-Gate manufacturing process on 14nm. The 14nm process is highly optimized for low-voltage operation […]

10:24, 31.07.2014. Scris de: .

Allview Impera i – dual SIM Windows Phone 8.1

From the first moment I heard about the new Impera line from Allview I was intrigued… “Allview with Windows Phone? Interesting!” But what really got my attention were the hardware specs. I knew that Microsoft recently relaxed their conditions for Windows Phone smartphones and I knew that they added dual SIM support, but until now I haven’t used one. More important, however, is the fact […]

07:53, 16.07.2014. Scris de: .

One Plus One Review – The 2014 flagship killer

One Plus One   Here at LAB501 we always reserved a very special place for “that kind of phones”, no matter under which category they fell under. Sometimes we discuss products that would go unseen if somebody wouldn’t test them thoroughly (Acer CloudMobile S500 for instance) other times we test smartphones that get everybody’s attention (Xiaomi Mi3 for example). Sometimes we review products that are […]

09:51, 02.07.2014. Scris de: .

Android L – Rerouting Google…

Android has become a true fortress in Google’s empire, but what’s more remarkable is that it has done so only in the six years since its introduction back in the fall of 2008. Sure, Google may not be that old at all, unlike prestigious tech companies like HP, Intel or IBM, but they’re becoming the most relevant consumer-oriented company in the business, along with the […]

12:17, 26.05.2014. Scris de: .

Smartphones vs digital cameras – January 2014

Smartphones vs digital cameras   The smartphone business went through a booming growth in the last years, and the market share companies like Samsung and Apple have is living proof for that. Of course, none of this would have been possible without the technological progress behind the cool, hip day to day accessories. These days the smartphone has a wider spread then the old feature […]

16:11, 21.05.2014. Scris de: .

Xiaomi MI3 TD Review

Xiaomi Mi3   For those who do not know, Xiaomi is a China based corporation, founded in 2010. Unlike most of the successful chinese companies that got their success by flooding the market with a huge number of affordable devices sold in large quantities, Xiaomi had a completely different approach from the beginning. They focused on improving user experience, by launching the Xiaomi phones and […]