Samsung turns to China for new memory chip plant
Published in Memory

Boosting NAND

Samsung is to build a new memory chip production line in China in late March as part of a cunning plan to boost NAND flash technology to meet future demand.

Qualcomm talks about Snapdragon 845 SoC on Galaxy S9/S9+
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Powering eXtended reality (XR), artificial intelligence (AI) and more

After the official announcement of the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+, Qualcomm was quite keen to note that its Snapdragon 845 SoC will be the one that will power all those new features in some regions.

Smartphone industry set to consolidate
Published in Mobiles

Competition is too brutal warns Huawei

The smartphone industry is set to consolidate as crucial players surrender to the market leaders, warned a Huawei bigwig.

Samsung shows off its new Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones
Published in Mobiles

Similar design but with new SoCs and more features

Samsung has unveiled its newest Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones at the Unpacked event at the MWC 2018 show in Barcelona, revealing two smartphones that will have a similar design but come with updated hardware and a few other features.

Samsung will not revive OLED TVs
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But...but Apple said it would be the next big thing

Despite a fundamentalist belief among the Tame Apple Press that OLED would be the next big thing, Samsung says that it will not be looking at OLED TVs and it is slashing its production of smaller screen OLEDs because Apple was not selling enough iPhone Xs to make it worthwhile.

HP back in black
Published in News
23 February 2018

HP back in black

Figures all up

The maker of expensive printer ink which is more costly than gold reported first-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday above Wall Street estimates as it sold more personal computers and printers, helping the company raise its full-year profit forecast.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ price tag leaks
Published in Mobiles

Alongside everything else

Samsung will have a hard time to show something new at the Galaxy S9/S9+ unveil event considering that most of the information, including specifications, pictures and, now the price, have leaked online.

Samsung is building 7nm Snapdragon 5G chipset
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ULV for the first ever 7nm chip

Cristiano Amon told us not so long ago that Samsung and Qualcomm are now big friends and allies, and confirmed that Samsung will be working with Qualcomm on current and future phones. Now, both companies have announced that Snapdragon 5G chipset will be using Samsung’s 7nm LPP EUV process.

Samsung releases largest Serial Attached SCSI SSD
Published in Memory

Bigger the better

Samsung Electronics announced that it has begun mass producing the industry’s biggest Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) solid state drive (SSD).

We have reached peak smartphone numbers
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Apple doomed unless it can come up with something else

IDC beancounters have added up some numbers and worked out that we have reached "peak smartphone" which means that unless Apple can come up with a new cash cow, it is doomed to maintain or lose its stonking sales figures.