Patrick Moorhead and Ryan Shrout discuss the early review of the Apple HomePod and where it can still improve. They also talk through the most recent Qualcomm announcements in the areas of 5G, LTE, and Snapdragon, and how these changes impact its status with Broadcom and the mobile market. Finally, they summarize AMD's Ryzen with Vega graphics desktop release and Microsoft's decision to lower the price to entry for Surface Book 2 and Surface Laptop.

    Patrick Moorhead and Ryan Shrout sit down with Tom Caulfield, SVP of GlobalFoundries and GM of Fab 8 in Malta, NY, to talk fab technology. We debate the long term value that 14nm might provide, the difference between GF's implementation of 7nm and the competition, and how EUV technology will help drive advances going forward.

      Patrick Moorhead and Ryan Shrout decide to dive into a discussion around Broadcom's bid to purchase Qualcomm and the potential impact that could have on both companies as well as the industry at large. The future and potential for Qualcomm is explored, including its expansion into server, Windows PCs, 5G, RF, and more. Why should you be worried about the potential hostile takeover?

        Patrick Moorhead and Ryan Shrout sit down to talk about some important movement in the technology markets, starting with the availability of the Apple HomePod. The impact that AMD's new leads at the Radeon group are debated, how cryptocurrency mining continues to hammer the PC market, Intel's decision to not push Kaby Lake-G for gaming, and Qualcomm's new announcements around 5G and RF in China are all discussed. 

          Patrick Moorhead and Ryan Shrout talk through the announcements at CES from AMD, Intel, and NVIDIA, and determine what impact they will have on the technology landscape in 2018. AMD has a lot to live up to after a very successful 2017, Intel is using Radeon graphics technology for its latest processor, and NVIDIA cements its position in automated vehicles.

            The first episode of The Tech Analysts Podcast comes to you from the shores of Maui and the 2017 Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit. Hosts Ryan Shrout of Shrout Research and Patrick Moorhead of Moor Insights & Strategy talk through Qualcomm's moves into Windows PCs, a new Qualcomm and AMD partnership, continued takeover discussions from Broadcom, as well as server news from AMD, HPE, and IBM.

            The first episode of The Tech Analysts Podcast comes to you from the shores of Maui and the 2017 Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit. Hosts Ryan Shrout of Shrout Research and Patrick Moorhead of Moor Insights & Strategy talk through Qualcomm's moves into Windows PCs, a new Qualcomm and AMD partnership, continued takeover discussions from Broadcom, as well as server news from AMD, HPE, and IBM.