Samsung to launch phone upgrade plan on March 11
Published in Mobiles


Calls it Galaxy Club

Whatever Apple has in its latest model and Samsung Galaxy is missing, will be present in the next generation of Galaxy smartphones and the launch of the Galaxy Club phone upgrade service just confirms this.

Samsung launches its new 750 EVO SSD series
Published in Memory
Thursday, 18 February 2016 22:13

Samsung launches its new 750 EVO SSD series


Available only in 120GB and 250GB capacities

While it was already spotted a while back, Samsung has now officially announced its new 750 EVO series which will be based on Samsung's 16nm TLC NAND and only be available in 120GB and 250GB capacities. 

Samsung announces mid-range Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 04:29

Samsung announces mid-range Exynos 7 Octa 7870


Featured in upcoming second-gen Galaxy J7 (2016)


On Tuesday, Samsung announced the newest member of its Exynos 7 Octa processor lineup, the Exynos 7 Octa 7870. This SoC is built on the company’s 14-nanometer Low-Power-Plus (LPP) FinFET process technology for next-generation midrange smartphones and will compete with Qualcomm’s recently announced 14-nanometer Snapdragon 625 eight-core SoC.

Samsung brings Android 6.0 Marshmallow to Galaxy S6 lineup
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Other Galaxy devices to follow soon


On Monday, Samsung brought its current flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones into the modern era with updates for Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to each device, according to a company press release.

Samsung Galaxy S7 is waterproof after all
Published in News
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 08:22

Samsung Galaxy S7 is waterproof after all


Also features wireless charging

A recent leak from Samsung’s Indonesia branch has just given reason to suggest that the company’s soon to be announced Galaxy S7 flagship smartphone will be completely waterproof and will include wireless charging.

Samsung wants to crank-up AMOLED production
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 15 February 2016 12:24

Samsung wants to crank-up AMOLED production


Wants plenty for the Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung Display is planning to crank up production of AMOLED display panels for the company’s flagship smartphones that are due to be unveiled on February 21.

Microsoft pre-installs apps into Acer's gear
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:08

Microsoft pre-installs apps into Acer's gear


Embedded in Android

Software king of the world Microsoft will bundle its mobile productivity suite of apps onto Acer’s Android-based smartphones and tablets.

Apple knifes Samsung
Published in Processors
Thursday, 11 February 2016 10:48

Apple knifes Samsung


Puts all 10nm eggs in TSMC’s basket

Fruity cargo cult Apple has turned on its partner Samsung and given the contract to produce 10-nano application processors (AP) to TSMC.

Galaxy S7 Edge to have 3600 mAh battery
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 08:57

Galaxy S7 Edge to have 3600 mAh battery


Getting you through the day

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will launch in just 11 days from now, a day before the Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona and it is starting to look like the Galaxy S7 Edge will have a 3600 mAh battery.

Intel not ahead of the foundries
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 09:38

Intel not ahead of the foundries


Transistor performance lagging

The naming game for the next generation of chipmaking actually covers up the fact that Intel is probably not ahead of the foundries in terms of transistor performance.