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Samsung wins battle of the MPEG patents
Published in News
Friday, 21 September 2018 11:17

Samsung wins battle of the MPEG patents


All is not well in MPEG land

The New York State Court of Appeals on Thursday overturned a $115 million judgment against Samsung over telly patents.

Samsung S10 codenames and SKUs emerge
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 09:07

Samsung S10 codenames and SKUs emerge


5G, Qualcomm and Exynos mix

The chaps at XDA developers have got their hands on a Galaxy S9+ Android 9.0 / Pie ROM and found proof and the codenames for existing and future Galaxy S10 phones.

Samsung and Huawei didn’t show 5G at IFA
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 07 September 2018 10:26

Samsung and Huawei didn’t show 5G at IFA


No 5G NR form factor devices yet

The IFA consumer trade show has just finished, and we wanted to share a bit about  5G with focus on the big silicon manufacturers. Both Samsung and Huawei didn’t show anything at the show, while both companies reassured us that they will have something later.

Samsung pushes an 85-inch QLED TV in the 8K race
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The Q900FN comes to the US in October

Samsung has  unveiled its own 8K TV at the IFA 2018 show in Berlin, and this 85-inch Q900FN QLED TV will be available in the US as of October. Not that there's bitter rivalry been Lucky Goldstar (LG) and Samsung - both successful South Korean firms on the matter.

Samsung announces new Portable SSD X5
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 12:33

Samsung announces new Portable SSD X5


First NVMe-based external SSD with Thunderbolt 3

Samsung has officially unveiled its new Portable SSD X5, an NVMe-based portable SSD which will be available in capacities of up to 2TB, and feature a Thunderbolt 3 interface to hit read and write speeds of up to 2,800MB/s and 2,300MB/s, and will cost quite a penny.

Samsung unveils flagship Note9 smartphone
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 10 August 2018 01:22

Samsung unveils flagship Note9 smartphone


Bigger screen, better battery, new S Pen and new SoC

Samsung has officially announced its latest flagship in the Note lineup, the Note9, which comes with a bigger screen, better battery, new S Pen, a couple of other updates, as well as a hefty price tag.

Samsung Electric profit growth slows
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 12:38

Samsung Electric profit growth slows


Surrender Tame Apple Press tells Samsung


Samsung Electronics posted its slowest quarterly profit growth in more than a year and the Tame Apple Press has put the boot in.

Samsung announces mass production of 2nd gen 16Gb LPDDR4X
Published in PC Hardware


Slimmer chip for slimmer smartphones

While it has only recently announced 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM prototypes, the company is not giving up on LPDDR4X memory as it has just announced mass production of the industry's first 2nd generation 10nm-class LPDDR4X DRAM that will bring slimmer chips and lower power consumption while maintaining the same data rate.

Samsung gets the nod to bend
Published in News
Friday, 27 July 2018 11:58

Samsung gets the nod to bend


Samsung one step closer to unbreakable screens that bend in half 

Samsung Display has announced that its unbreakable, bendable screen has passed safety testing in the United States, a step that will help the South Korean firm market the product.

Samsung's IOT has security flaws
Published in IoT
Friday, 27 July 2018 11:18

Samsung's IOT has security flaws


Issues in the centralised controller

Cisco Talos researchers found flaws located in Samsung's centralised controller, a component that connects to an array of IoT devices around the house -- from light bulbs, thermostats, and cameras.