DRAM Prices fell in September
Published in Memory

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.

Samsung mulls Qualcomm in Galaxy S7
Published in Processors

Snapdragon 820 might get an airing as burnt bridges are rebuilt

Samsung is considering usingg Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chips for its Galaxy S7 range.

Samsung releases wireless charging monitor
Published in Graphics

Removing all cables

Samsung has announced what it claims is the world's first monitor with an integrated wireless charging function for compatible mobile devices.

Rumours confirm GloFlo will develop its own 10nm
Published in Processors

More rumours – this time from the Orient

We wrote a story a while back claiming that GloFlo was going to develop its own 7nm 10nm free from the licencing constraints of its partner Samsung. This was greeted by much mirth at the time, but it is looking like we were right.

More peace declared in Smartphone wars
Published in Mobiles

Smartphone trademark world war cools

The world war between companies fighting over patent infringement connected to smartphones is starting to die out as all sides collapse of legal exhaustion.

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.