Smartphone sales growth drops to six year low
Published in Mobiles


Strategy Analytics says it has not been this bad since 2009.


Global smartphone sales are slowing down and while the Tame Apple Press is ignoring that even Jobs’ Mob is being effected, it seems that the industry is as bad as it was in 2009.

Galaxy 5 is the Dutch police’s new weapon of choice
Published in Mobiles


Can tap police database

Dutch coppers have been issued Galaxy S5’s as part of their basic kit.

Chinese foundries developing FinFET rival
Published in Processors
Friday, 30 October 2015 10:14

Chinese foundries developing FinFET rival


Slimming down with Ultra-Thin Body processes

Chinese foundries are ignoring FinFET technology and are developing Fully Depleted Silicon-on-Insulator (FD-SOI), or also called Ultra-Thin Body (UTB), processes for wafer production.

Samsung officially announces 18.4-inch Galaxy View tablet
Published in Mobiles


18.4-inch tablet with low pixel density

After plenty of rumors, Samsung has now officially announced its 18.4-inch Galaxy View tablet.

Snapdragon 820 might have heating problems
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 13:19

Snapdragon 820 might have heating problems


UPDATED:
Qualcomm denies it

The original story was pulled from the website and Qualcomm sent us the following statement:

Samsung might equip Galaxy S7 with high-end audio chip
Published in Mobiles


And three different SoCs

There have been quite a few rumors regarding Samsung's next Galaxy flagship smartphone and the latest one suggest that Samsung might equip the Galaxy S7 with high-end ESS SABRE 9018AQ2M audio chip.

Samsung wants huge sales in batteries
Published in News
Thursday, 22 October 2015 11:54

Samsung wants huge sales in batteries


Juicing up the bottom line

Samsung has just built a battery plant in China as part of its cunning plan to add a billion onto its sales figures to make up for falling smartphone sales.

Samsung cutting prices on 14nm FinFET
Published in Processors
Thursday, 15 October 2015 13:52

Samsung cutting prices on 14nm FinFET


Begun the price wars have 

It is starting to look like a price war is brewing at the higher end of chip production, with Samsung already negotiating price cuts.

Samsung and Qualcomm didn’t infringe two Nvidia GPU patents
Published in Graphics


The war continues

Nvidia is in the middle of a legal battle against Samsung and Qualcomm over seven GPU patents. Now a judge has given Samsung and Qualcomm a get out of jail free card over two out of seven patents. 

Apple denies that Samsung A9 uses more power
Published in Processors


TSMC and Samsung chips have the same battery life 

Reports have been coming in claiming that some iPhone 6S handsets have longer battery life than others, depending on which version of the A9 processor it's running.