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Penny processors are finally with us
Published in News
Monday, 20 June 2022 12:03

Penny processors are finally with us


Apparently, they are not penny dreadful

Engineers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and British flexible-electronics manufacturer PragmatIC Semiconductor have made a plastic processor which costs less than a penny.

Samsung abandons plastic
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 28 January 2019 12:12

Samsung abandons plastic


It isn't easy being green

Samsung says that it will begin replacing its plastic packaging with “environmentally sustainable elements” beginning this year.

Metal chassis makers giving up
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 11 January 2016 10:40

Metal chassis makers giving up


Cutting production

Makers of metal cases for smartphones are giving up and are halting their expansion plans.

Plastic unfantastic as metal rulez
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:19

Plastic unfantastic as metal rulez


Case makers slash capacity

Makers of plastic casings for notebooks and cutting back on their manufacturing capacity as punters demand natty metal-alloy-chassis.