Samsung wants huge sales in batteries
Published in News
Thursday, 22 October 2015 11:54

Samsung wants huge sales in batteries


Juicing up the bottom line

Samsung has just built a battery plant in China as part of its cunning plan to add a billion onto its sales figures to make up for falling smartphone sales.

Samsung cutting prices on 14nm FinFET
Published in Processors
Thursday, 15 October 2015 13:52

Samsung cutting prices on 14nm FinFET


Begun the price wars have 

It is starting to look like a price war is brewing at the higher end of chip production, with Samsung already negotiating price cuts.

Samsung and Qualcomm didn’t infringe two Nvidia GPU patents
Published in Graphics


The war continues

Nvidia is in the middle of a legal battle against Samsung and Qualcomm over seven GPU patents. Now a judge has given Samsung and Qualcomm a get out of jail free card over two out of seven patents. 

Apple denies that Samsung A9 uses more power
Published in Processors


TSMC and Samsung chips have the same battery life 

Reports have been coming in claiming that some iPhone 6S handsets have longer battery life than others, depending on which version of the A9 processor it's running.

Sony gives smartphones a year
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 08 October 2015 10:02

Sony gives smartphones a year


CEO threatens to pack it in

Sony is going to give its smartphone division a year to make money or it will shut it down.

Could Samsung be the new Intel?
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 14:09

Could Samsung be the new Intel?


Better than being the new Apple

Samsung is not doing that well in smartphones. To be fair, no one is, but Samsung has the ability to become something much more interesting – it could replace AMD as Intel's rival.

Samsung's mobile GPU might be ready for 2017
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 09:58

Samsung's mobile GPU might be ready for 2017


Things got delayed for two years 

A year ago Fudzilla revealed that Samsung has been building a mobile GPU. We are still as puzzled about it now as we were then,  but there are more confirmations that they should finish it in the 2017 – 2018 timeframe.

Samsung is back to black
Published in News
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 10:29

Samsung is back to black


But investors are unlikely to cheer

Samsung is expected to announce its first annual increase in quarterly profit in two years following a dismal third quarter in 2014, but word on the street is that things are not going well.

iPhone 6S  SoC split between fabs
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 08:24

iPhone 6S SoC split between fabs


More Samsung in Plus and TSMC in 6S

The iPhone 6S and the Plus are made up from an equal overall part of the processors from TSMC and Samsung factories. 

DRAM Prices fell in September
Published in Memory
Monday, 05 October 2015 14:43

DRAM Prices fell in September


More doom next year predicted 

Beancounters from DRAM Exchange have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that sales of DRAM for notebooks and PCs suffered a downturn in September.