GlobalFoundries surprises with 14nm announcement
Published in Processors


Thanks to Samsung

GlobalFoundries has started its ramp up in production of 14nm technology and it is mostly thanks to its partnership with Samsung.

Galaxy S6 gutted, plenty of chips inside
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 06 April 2015 12:08

Galaxy S6 gutted, plenty of chips inside


Samsung 333 modem too

It was just a matter of time before we saw Samsung's Galaxy S6 inside out, to find what are the parts that are powering the latest Korean flagship. 

Skylake Mobile Celerons coming in Q4 15
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 26 March 2015 09:50

Skylake Mobile Celerons coming in Q4 15


Pentium, Core M, Core i3, i5 and i7 too

It looks like Intel will be ready with Celeron and Pentium versions of Skylake before the end of the year. 

Intel Compute Stick comes with Skylake-Y
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 09:08

Intel Compute Stick comes with Skylake-Y


As well as Broadwell and Atoms

Intel recently showcased its Compute Stick, and this marks the emergence of a new niche for chipmaker. As you can imagine, it's a proper PC, but it's roughly the size of a Cromecast HDMI stick. 

Intel and Cadence come up with 14nm library
Published in News
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 11:13

Intel and Cadence come up with 14nm library


More collaboration

Cadence Design and Intel announced that the two companies have hammered out a 14nm (nanometer) library characterization reference flow for customers of Intel Custom Foundry.

Samsung's in-house modem developed over 7 years
Published in Mobiles


San Diego born and raised

Samsung's Exynos 7240 is a little miracle, and being the first mobile 14nm SoC in the market has its own benefits. 

The fact that Samsung 14nm SoC works surprised the industry
Published in Processors


No one expected such good yields

We found out one rather interesting story at the Mobile World Congress and it sheds more light on Samsung's decision to use Exynos SoCs for most markets instead of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810. 

Samsung Exynos 7420 14nm, a closer look
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 08:49

Samsung Exynos 7420 14nm, a closer look


64-bit, big.LITTLE Cortex-A57 at 2.1GGHz, A53 at 1.5GHz

Samsung had a rather short press conference, not talking that much about what is inside its new flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones, at least not in terms of silicon. 

Qualcomm talks Snapdragon 820 at MWC 2015
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With custom 64-bit CPU core

While some of the first devices based on the Snapdragon 810 are about to hit the global market, Qualcomm has decided to unveil some the first details regarding its next big thing at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, the Snapdragon 820 SoC.

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are official
Published in Mobiles


64-bit 14nm Exynos with 5.1-inch 577ppi screen

Samsung has just officially announced the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge phones. Both phones share the same DNA and the only difference is that the S6 Edge has a dual-side curved screen.