Fingerprint Sensor Penetration in Smartphones

Apple has been the key driver in the fingerprint sensor penetration since it first adopted it in 2013. In 2016 we expect most flagship smartphones to…

Application Processor Ecosystem Landscape-Past, Present & Future

2015 saw dramatic developments in the chipset landscape. 2016 will be more interesting year from many perspectives. We shall see increased…

Qualcomm Goes All In With Revolutionary “All Mode” RF Solutions

Qualcomm (QCOM) is taking a page from the pharma industry playbook---bypassing their customers and marketing straight to end consumers.  Right from…

LTE Is Eating The World

The connected era is here and this is being possible by the evolving cellular network infrastructure, flatter all-IP scalable core network and…

CES 2015 – the show that grows

The Consumer Electronics Show that kicks off the year in resounding style was larger than this year. Its size and diversity mirrors the rapidly…

TSMC Q4 2014 : Record Revenues Signals Big iPhone Quarter

As we highlighted in our insight post last quarter, TSMC is an important semiconductor company to track to understand the underlying growth trends in…

What can we learn from TSMC’s Quarterly Results

TSMC announced its Q3 2014 results and its worth highlighting about the company which is the world's largest contract chip manufacturer and has been…

Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0: A Meaningful Innovation Growing into a ‘Power-Packed’ Ecosystem

We are now into a Personal Computing 3.0 revolution where computing devices have become highly personal, mobile and consume more content than we…