Slowly edging its way back into mobile
Chipzilla famously missed the mobile boom, but it appears the outfit is slowly edging its way back. Not only is it counting Asus as its chum it seems to be making friends with Samsung.
Apple delays key release until next year
Fruity cargo cult Apple is not going to release a “new” iPhone until next year, according to Wall Street analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
PM871a as well
Samsung unveiled quite a few new OEM-based SSDs at the Samsung 2016 SSD Forum in Japan, including new SATA-based 2.5-inch CM871a and PM871a value-oriented SSD based on the new MAIA controller.
Low-profile NVMe storage package using 1.8v power instead of 3.3v
During Samsung’s 2016 SSD Forum in Japan, the company took the wraps off its first ever ball-grid array (BGA) solid state disk for mobile devices, the PM971.
Up to 3,200MB/s sequential reads, based on Polaris controller
During Samsung’s 2016 SSD Forum in Japan, the company unveiled some new top-tier successors to its 2014 flagship XP941 and 2015 flagship SM951 for OEMs and system designers.
Surface Pro rival with Intel inside
Samsung today announced the availability of its Galaxy TabPro S 2 in 1s which is headed to take on Microsoft’s Surface Pro.
Costs too much
While word on the street is that Samsung might reintroduce OLED TVs in 2017, the company said that it’s still skeptical about the tech.
Starting in the third quarter
SK hynix will begin mass production of its 4GB and 8GB HBM2 stacks in the third quarter.
But Snapdragon 820 is still faster than A9 overall
Earlier this week, a hands-on performance comparison between Apple’s crown jewel of 2015, the iPhone 6S Plus, and Samsung’s crown jewel of 2016, the Galaxy S7 Edge, was uploaded to YouTube where real-world performance was tested side-by-side to see how fast each phone runs a sequence of various apps.