Samsung starts refurbished phone programme
Published in Mobiles


Copying Apple again

The Tame Apple Press is furious that Samsung appears to be copying its favour company's idea to flog second hand phones.

Galaxy Note 7 is pants to repair
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 19 August 2016 11:50

Galaxy Note 7 is pants to repair


iFixit teardown spills the glue

Samsung's newest flagship fablet will be a bugger to repair and will need to be sent back to the manufacturer most of the time if anything goes wrong.

AMD and MediaTek see sales increase
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 12:10

AMD and MediaTek see sales increase


Fastest growing companies

Beancounters working for IC Insights have added up their numbers and divided them by the age of their eldest child and reached the conclusion that MediaTek and AMD grew the most in the second quarter of 2016.

Samsung beats TSMC up and wins Nvidia contract
Published in Graphics


14 nm FinFet process

Tech giant Samsung Electronics  won a contract to make Nvidia GPUs according to South Korea's Chosun Biz newspaper.

Samsung shows 2.5-inch 32TB SSD at FMS 2016
Published in Memory
Thursday, 11 August 2016 17:54

Samsung shows 2.5-inch 32TB SSD at FMS 2016


Using 64-layer 3D V-NAND

During the Flash Memory Summit 2016 in Santa Clara, Samsung has unveiled its new 32TB SSD meant for the enterprise market.

Samsung working on 10nm SoC
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 16:09

Samsung working on 10nm SoC


Leak optimistically suggest Exynos 8895 at 4GHz

Of course, it is that time of the year. Apple, Qualcomm, MediaTek and now Samsung will have 10nm SoCs ready for  phones in early 2017. Of course Samsung wants to use its own 10nm SoC in the Galaxy S8 that is expected in late February 2017, but probably with a mix of 10nm Snapdragon too. 

Austrian actor pushes South Korean products in USA
Published in News

Dancing with the devils

Samsung is spending millions of dollars pushing its upcoming Galaxy Note 7 tablet in the USA and thinks that hiring Austrian film star Christopher Waltz to mock how busy citizens already are will help persuade Americans to favour a Korean product over Apple offerings.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 starts at €849
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 05 August 2016 13:04

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 starts at €849


Pre-orders on August 16

The Exynos powered Samsung Galaxy Note 7 starts at € 849 in the German market. This is not really cheap, but at least the phone comes with 64GB storage which should be more than enough for most people. 

Samsung pledges to keep large screen smartphones mainstream
Published in Mobiles


Smaller screens are done

Samsung Electronics Mobile Communications Business President Koh Dong-jin said the company will work to keep the large screen smartphone in the mainstream, despite claims that Apple’s attempts to bring smaller screens back have had some small success.

Samsung Note 7 ships on August 19
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 04 August 2016 09:39

Samsung Note 7 ships on August 19


$849.99 at T-Mobile US

Samsung has revealed its 5.7 inch curved AMOLED phone that comes with its new iris scanner and as was the case with Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge it will ship with both Snapdragon 820 and Exynos depending on the market.