Apple rumoured to swap Samsung for TSMC
Published in News


Terrified by Galaxy S6

Fruity cargo cult Apple is so terrified of the success that Samsung has had with its Galaxy S6 it has taken a chip order away from Samsung and given it to TSMC instead.

AMD bald eagle flies for Samsung digital media
Published in Processors


Signs following

AMD's Embedded R-Series accelerated processing unit, previously codenamed "Bald Eagle," is powering Samsung's latest set-back-box digital media players.

New Samsung 840 EVO firmware fix coming later this month
Published in Memory


To feature "periodic refresh"

While Samsung already patched its 840 EVO firmware earlier last year, it appears that it took a bit longer to fix the read performance degradation problem, but the new fix should be available later this month.

Samsung S6 Edge is a bastard to fix
Published in Mobiles


Battery nightmares

Fixing Samsung's S6 Edge will be a total nightmare—particularly if you need to replace the battery. 

Rumour: Nvidia GPUs to use Samsung 14nm FinFET
Published in Graphics


Tape-out, but more likely bad grapevine

A rumour fresh out of Korea suggests Nvidia might be tapping Samsung as a GPU foundry, but there is a catch.  

Google and Intel to speed up Android updates
Published in Mobiles


At least on Intel gear

Intel and Google want to slash the wait time for users to get Android updates.

Samsung expects a killing from Galaxy S
Published in Mobiles


Consults its tarot cards

Samsung has released details of what it expects its new Samsung S range to do after it hits the shops.

Samsung execs told to look at design
Published in News


Copying Apple not that much of an option

Samsung executives were told about the importance of designs and user experiences and how a rounded rectangle was not really that cool.

Semiconductor sales up eight percent
Published in News


Intel still the market leader shokka

Sales of semiconductors were up eight per cent and reached $340bn according to a report by analyst house Gartner.

Samsung saved by display and chip business
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Hopes the Galaxy will save it

Samsung just released its financial performance for the first quarter of the year and while it beat the rather poor expectations of the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street there is not too much to be happy about.