Samsung puts 10nm FinFET in roadmap
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 22 July 2015 13:01

Samsung puts 10nm FinFET in roadmap


Don't jump to TSMC

Samsung has put 10nm FinFET in its roadmap to stop its customers migrating to TSMC.

Samsung announce Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and 9.7 inch
Published in Mobiles


5.7 milimetre thin and great specs 

We had a chance to play with the sleek Sony Xperia Z4, and this was an impressively thin 6.1mm tablet. Now the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 takes the slimmest tablet prize with its 5.6 mm waist. 

Bigger Galaxy S6 Edge Plus coming
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 20 July 2015 09:56

Bigger Galaxy S6 Edge Plus coming


To launch in August with Note 5

It looks like a bigger version of the Samsung Galaxy Edge S6 is going to launch in a few weeks. 

A9 chip production starts
Published in News
Friday, 17 July 2015 13:18

A9 chip production starts


Delayed by Apple


Samsung and TSMC have started production of the chip which is supposed to be under the bonnet of the iPhone 6s.

TSMC sees profit slowing
Published in Processors
Thursday, 16 July 2015 11:43

TSMC sees profit slowing


Looks like Apple sales are not that good

Chipmaker TSMC's second quarter profit growth slowed to 33 percent year-on-year as sales fell for the second consecutive period on weaker smartphone demand in China and other emerging markets.

Samsung A8 is the thinnest big brand phone to date
Published in Mobiles


Snapdragon 615 inside

Samsung still has power to surprise us, and the Korean giant has just announced the Galaxy A8, a phone that is only 5.9 millimetres thin. This is rather big difference to iPhone 6 that looks fat with its 6.9 millimetre girth. 

ASML profits bode well for chip  industry
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 13:31

ASML profits bode well for chip industry


$6.44 billion in sales

Dutch outfit ASML Holding, the world's second largest maker of semiconductor production equipment has managed to flog more than $6.44 billion worth of gear.

Samsung gearing up for 11k resolution
Published in Graphics
Monday, 13 July 2015 13:10

Samsung gearing up for 11k resolution


Because 4K is so well established

Even before anyone has released any significant 4K content, Samsung Display is planning to develop world's first 11K super-resolution display. 

Samsung announces 850 Pro and 850 EVO 2TB versions
Published in News


With new Samsung MHX controller

According to the announcement, Samsung has been recently experiencing a surge in demand for higher capacity SSDs which pushed the company to announce 2TB version of its popular 850 Pro and 850 EVO SSDs.

Samsung reports best profit in a year
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 11:41

Samsung reports best profit in a year


Still declining

Samsung appears to be slowly headed out of trouble and is to report its best profits in a year.