iPhone 6S has A9 from TSMC or Samsung
Published in Processors


16nm FinFET or 14nm Samsung

There has been a lot of talk whether the Apple's A9 SoC comes from Samsung or TSMC and it turns out that Apple uses both.

Samsung VR seems a little cheap
Published in Mobiles


Only $99


Samsung has stolen a march on Occulus by releasing its VR specs in November and for an unbelievable price of $99.

Samsung slashes chip spending
Published in News


20 per cent cut

Samsung plans to cut investment in semiconductors by up to 20 percent next year to prevent further price falls.

Fingerprint sensors fall below $5
Published in Mobiles


Everyone can get their mitts on them

While fingerprint sensors are seen as a "top of the range" smartphone item, the cost of providing them is now minimal.

SSD market growing fast
Published in News
22 September 2015

SSD market growing fast


Asia Pacific growing faster


A new report into the SSD market has concluded that it is getting bigger faster than David Cameron in a butcher's shop.

Samsung launches 950 PRO M.2 PCIe SSD
Published in Memory


$199.99 for the 256GB and $349.99 for the 512GB

Samsung has just released its Samsung 950 PRO is a M.2 PCIe with an attractive price tag – $199.99 for the 256GB and $349.99 for the 512GB

Nvidia sorts out HBM for Pascal
Published in Memory


SK Hynix and Samsung are making it

SK Hynix and Samsung Electronics are planning to mass produce second-gen High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) for Nvidia's Pascal GPU.

Foldable smartphone out after Christmas
Published in Mobiles


Project Valley rumours true

Samsung's foldable smartphone, dubbed 'Project Valley' is rumoured to be coming out in January.

Samsung will not make Pascal
Published in Graphics


TSMC gets the deal


Nvidia is to launch the Pascal GPU next year as a successor of the Maxwell GPU and originally it had been suspected that it would be made in Samsung's fabs using its 14nm technology.

Mediatek wants to push power management
Published in Motherboards


Targeting TV and smartphones

Beancounters at Digitimes research claim that Mediatek's moves to buy Richtek Technology will help the analog IC vendor to push its power management (PWM) gear to the smartphone and TV panel sectors.