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Huawei launches Kirin 960 processor for mobile devices

Huawei is one of a handful of smartphone makers that uses its own chip designs for its mobile devices. And that’s a strategy that’s worked pretty well: the company’s HiSilicon Kirin 950 and 955 processors have gotten pretty strong reviews. Now Huawei is introducing a new chip that will likely power the company’s next-gen flagship […]

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Huawei launches Kirin 620 octa-core, 64-bit processor

Chinese device maker Huawei’s latest processor is a 64-bit, 8-core chip called the Kirin 620. The octa-core chip isĀ based on ARM’s CortexA-53 architecture and it’s aimed at mid-range phones, tablets, and other devices. The processor also supportsĀ 4G LTE cat 4 with speeds up to 150 Mbps. The Kirin 620 chip features ARM Mali-450 graphics, 1.2 […]

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Lilbits (11-21-2013): Safeplug anonymizes your internet use for $49

There are a number of ways to protect your privacy while surfing the web. A popular, but moderately complicated option is to use Tor software which anonymizes your data to keep internet services from tracking your data. Now the folks behind the Pogoplug home server and cloud storage service are offering an easy way to […]