Samsung readies 28nm MRAM chips
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 11:18

Samsung readies 28nm MRAM chips

FD-SOI sauce 

Samsung Foundry will soon mass produce magnetoresistive random-access memory (MRAM) chips  using 28nm fully depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) process technology.

New Note 8 sets pre-order record
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 11 September 2017 12:37

New Note 8 sets pre-order record


Tame Apple Press rather upset

Despite its best efforts to remind users about the incredibly inflammable Note 7, the Tame Apple Press has been unable to stop Note 8 pre-orders from hitting record levels.

Graphics card price hike likely
Published in Graphics
Monday, 28 August 2017 11:56

Graphics card price hike likely


Memory issues

Consumer demand for graphics cards may be undermined by price hikes arising from the GDDR memory shortage.

Samsung boss appeals against his sentence
Published in News
Monday, 28 August 2017 11:33

Samsung boss appeals against his sentence


Needs to get it reduced so that it can be "suspended" 

Samsung boss Jay Y. Lee has appealed against the five-year jail term he was given for bribery and other charges.

Samsung boss jailed for five years
Published in News
Friday, 25 August 2017 11:58

Samsung boss jailed for five years


Corruption scandal leaves Samsung leaderless

Jay Y. Lee is set to spend the next five years in prison after receiving one of the harshest sentences handed to a South Korean chaebol executive.

Samsung officially unveils the Galaxy Note 8
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 24 August 2017 13:49

Samsung officially unveils the Galaxy Note 8


6.3-inch Infinity Display and dual camera

As expected, Samsung has officially unveiled its new Galaxy Note 8 flagship at its dedicated Unpacked Event, featuring a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED QHD+ screen, dual camera on the rear and either a Snapdragon 835 or Exynos 8895 SoC, depending on the region.

Samsung sits on Snapdragons for second year
Published in Processors
Thursday, 24 August 2017 12:26

Samsung sits on Snapdragons for second year


That must make its eyes water


Samsung is sitting on the Snapdragon 845 chips for its Galaxy S9 and not letting anyone else get their paws on them.

Samsung shows 49-inch 32:9 monitor at Gamescom 2017
Published in News


With 3840x1080 resolution and AMD FreeSync 2

Samsung brought quite an interesting monitor to the Gamescom 2017 show which is currently heating up in Cologne, Germany, the 32:9 49-inch 3840x1080 CHG90 with support for AMD FreeSync 2 technology.

Samsung unveils Portable SSD T5 drives
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 21:37

Samsung unveils Portable SSD T5 drives


With 64-layer V-NAND

Samsung has updated its line of portable SSDs with the new Portable SSD T5 series, which comes with somewhat smaller dimensions as well as the new 64-layer V-NAND technology.

Samsung announces EU spread of TVPlus
Published in News
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 06:00

Samsung announces EU spread of TVPlus


Catching up with US and Asia


Samsung Electronics has announced that its premium Smart TV content service, TV Plus, is now available for users of Samsung Smart TVs in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom. Its North America and Southeast Asian customers have had the service available since 2015.