Samsung does better than Apple in smartphones
Published in Mobiles

Tame Apple Press sulks 

In the fourth quarter of 2022 the Tame Apple Press was overjoyed when Apple replaced Samsung as the top seller of smartphones, now it turns out that quarter was an aboration and the South Koreans are back on top again.

Samsung considers abandoning Google
Published in AI

Bing is better, call in the Magi 

In a move that no one could have seen coming a few years ago, Samsung is considering abandoning Google as its default search and moving to Microsoft's Bing.

AMD and Samsung extend IP licensing agreement for AMD Radeon Graphics
Published in Graphics

Bringing Radeon graphics technology to Samsung Exynos SoCs

AMD has Samsung have both announced a signing of a multi-year agreement extension that will bring ultra-low-power AMD Radeon graphics to Samsung Exynos SoCs.

Low profits for South Korean chip manufacturing firms
Published in PC Hardware

Sluggish global chip demand

Beancounters at Yonhap Infomax have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and decided that major South Korean chip manufacturing firms won’t be earning much in the first quarter 2023.

Arm wants to increase its margins
Published in PC Hardware

Plans to jack up its royalties

British chip designer Arm wants to increase the royalties it charges for its chip licensing, according to a report by Financial Times.

Samsung 4nm Exynos Modem 5300 promises 10Gbps download speed
Published in Mobiles

10Gbps/3.87Gbps and better battery life

Samsung has announced its newest 4nm Exynos Modem 5300, which promises impressive download and upload speeds and better power efficiency.

Beware the fake Samsung 980 Pro SSD
Published in News

The jaws that bite, the claws that catch 

The three year old Samsung 980 Pro PCIe 4.0 drive is becoming the knock off of choice with some rather good forgeries suddenly appearing.

HD’s might not be SSD’s more reliable cousin
Published in PC Hardware

Some are more reliable than others

While most of the world only uses HDs for long term data storage tasks, some of them might not be fit for the purpose.

Samsung invests billions in chip factories
Published in News

Soon the US will fear South Korea

Samsung will invest around $230.8 billion over 20 years in the South Korean government's push to develop a mega semiconductor hub in the country.

Samsung Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A34 officially announced
Published in Mobiles

Mid-rangers with 120Hz SuperAMOLED screens

Samsung has now officially announced both its mid-range smartphones, the Galaxy A54 and the Galaxy A32, both with the same 120Hz SuperAMOLED panels, but different sizes and hardware.