Samsung prepares for LTE MIMO 4X4 infrastructure
Published in Mobiles


Shipping in Q4, Note 7 supports it

Qualcomm has been very vocal about 4x4 LTE MIMO and its support for this standard. Samsung is preparing to start shipping its LTE infrastructure in Q4 16 and we also learned that the Galaxy Note 7 also supports 4x4 LTE MIMO.

Acer, Asustek and Samsung to talk wearables soon
Published in News

In the week leading up to the IFA 2016 tradeshow in Berlin several brand vendors are preparing to launch what they think are next-generation wearable devices including offerings from Acer, Asustek and Samsung.

Galaxy Note 7 explodes
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 17:05

Galaxy Note 7 explodes


Tame Apple Press celebrates

There is nothing the Tame Apple Press loves more than when one of their favourite company’s rivals products catch fire. In this case a bloke in China’s Galaxy Note 7, caught fire and exploded and the way the story has been reported you would think there was something wrong with the product.

Samsung starts refurbished phone programme
Published in Mobiles


Copying Apple again

The Tame Apple Press is furious that Samsung appears to be copying its favour company's idea to flog second hand phones.

Galaxy Note 7 is pants to repair
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 19 August 2016 11:50

Galaxy Note 7 is pants to repair


iFixit teardown spills the glue

Samsung's newest flagship fablet will be a bugger to repair and will need to be sent back to the manufacturer most of the time if anything goes wrong.

AMD and MediaTek see sales increase
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 12:10

AMD and MediaTek see sales increase


Fastest growing companies

Beancounters working for IC Insights have added up their numbers and divided them by the age of their eldest child and reached the conclusion that MediaTek and AMD grew the most in the second quarter of 2016.

Samsung beats TSMC up and wins Nvidia contract
Published in Graphics


14 nm FinFet process

Tech giant Samsung Electronics  won a contract to make Nvidia GPUs according to South Korea's Chosun Biz newspaper.

Samsung shows 2.5-inch 32TB SSD at FMS 2016
Published in Memory
Thursday, 11 August 2016 17:54

Samsung shows 2.5-inch 32TB SSD at FMS 2016


Using 64-layer 3D V-NAND

During the Flash Memory Summit 2016 in Santa Clara, Samsung has unveiled its new 32TB SSD meant for the enterprise market.

Samsung working on 10nm SoC
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 16:09

Samsung working on 10nm SoC


Leak optimistically suggest Exynos 8895 at 4GHz

Of course, it is that time of the year. Apple, Qualcomm, MediaTek and now Samsung will have 10nm SoCs ready for  phones in early 2017. Of course Samsung wants to use its own 10nm SoC in the Galaxy S8 that is expected in late February 2017, but probably with a mix of 10nm Snapdragon too. 

Austrian actor pushes South Korean products in USA
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Dancing with the devils

Samsung is spending millions of dollars pushing its upcoming Galaxy Note 7 tablet in the USA and thinks that hiring Austrian film star Christopher Waltz to mock how busy citizens already are will help persuade Americans to favour a Korean product over Apple offerings.