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Stories by Mikael Ricknäs

Cisco bets on new programmable 400G bps processor

Cisco Systems has unveiled what it calls the world's most scalable and programmable network processor, the nPower X1, which handles 400G bps to keep up with increasing Internet traffic volume.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs12 Sept. 13 14:22

Low-end systems saved HPC market in Q2

Increasing sales of cheaper systems helped fuel growth in the high-performance computing (HPC) sector during the second quarter, while interest in high-end supercomputers cooled.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs11 Sept. 13 11:56

Google improves Gmail for feature phones

Smartphones are taking over, but feature phones still matter to Google, which has updated Gmail for the cheap devices with an improved user interface.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs10 Sept. 13 13:55

WLAN enterprise growth slows after 802.11n upgrade rush

Because many enterprises have already upgraded their networks to the 802.11n standard, sales growth in the enterprise wireless LAN sector was cut in half during the second quarter, according to Infonetics Research.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs09 Sept. 13 15:10

TVs and smartphones steal the spotlight at IFA

This year's IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin offered smartphones, tablets, 4K TVs, a much-anticipated smartwatch and new spins on the camera.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs09 Sept. 13 08:10

Curved-screen TVs fall flat

To turn around dropping sales, TV manufacturers are working on a number of technologies including curved screens, which were shown off by a number of vendors at the IFA trade show this week.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs06 Sept. 13 15:49

Hands-on with Acer's DA241HL all-in-one Android desktop

Acer has chosen a different approach to the all-in-one PC, installing Android instead of Windows on its upcoming DA241HL, but the problem is that Google's operating systems isn't a desktop OS.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs06 Sept. 13 14:22

Samsung readies 4K satellite broadcasts, promises to upgrade TVs

Samsung Electronics will upgrade its 4K TVs when broadcast standards have been set and is also partnering with Eutelsat in Europe to offer commercial broadcasts via satellite in the 3840 x 2560 pixel resolution.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs05 Sept. 13 16:56

Philips shows wireless cooker, coffee maker concepts

The connected fridge was for a long time seen as a joke, but companies like Philips are, with the help of smartphones and tablets, looking to resurrect the concept of connected kitchen appliances in various ways.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs05 Sept. 13 14:28

Spec standoff: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra

When smartphone leader Samsung Electronics introduced the original Galaxy Note, it didn't have much competition. Since then, interest for smartphones with 5.5-inch screens -- and larger -- has grown, so the new Note 3 faces plenty of competitors, including the Xperia Z Ultra from Sony.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs05 Sept. 13 08:22