Rumours confirm GloFlo will develop its own 10nm
Published in Processors


More rumours – this time from the Orient

We wrote a story a while back claiming that GloFlo was going to develop its own 7nm 10nm free from the licencing constraints of its partner Samsung. This was greeted by much mirth at the time, but it is looking like we were right.

More peace declared in Smartphone wars
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 01 October 2015 11:21

More peace declared in Smartphone wars


Smartphone trademark world war cools

The world war between companies fighting over patent infringement connected to smartphones is starting to die out as all sides collapse of legal exhaustion.

iPhone 6S has A9 from TSMC or Samsung
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 09:07

iPhone 6S has A9 from TSMC or Samsung


16nm FinFET or 14nm Samsung

There has been a lot of talk whether the Apple's A9 SoC comes from Samsung or TSMC and it turns out that Apple uses both.

Samsung VR seems a little cheap
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 25 September 2015 11:34

Samsung VR seems a little cheap


Only $99


Samsung has stolen a march on Occulus by releasing its VR specs in November and for an unbelievable price of $99.

Samsung slashes chip spending
Published in News
Thursday, 24 September 2015 11:37

Samsung slashes chip spending


20 per cent cut

Samsung plans to cut investment in semiconductors by up to 20 percent next year to prevent further price falls.

Fingerprint sensors fall below $5
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 24 September 2015 09:39

Fingerprint sensors fall below $5


Everyone can get their mitts on them

While fingerprint sensors are seen as a "top of the range" smartphone item, the cost of providing them is now minimal.

SSD market growing fast
Published in News
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 14:23

SSD market growing fast


Asia Pacific growing faster


A new report into the SSD market has concluded that it is getting bigger faster than David Cameron in a butcher's shop.

Samsung launches 950 PRO M.2 PCIe SSD
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 08:37

Samsung launches 950 PRO M.2 PCIe SSD


$199.99 for the 256GB and $349.99 for the 512GB

Samsung has just released its Samsung 950 PRO is a M.2 PCIe with an attractive price tag – $199.99 for the 256GB and $349.99 for the 512GB

Nvidia sorts out HBM for Pascal
Published in Memory
Monday, 21 September 2015 15:33

Nvidia sorts out HBM for Pascal


SK Hynix and Samsung are making it

SK Hynix and Samsung Electronics are planning to mass produce second-gen High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) for Nvidia's Pascal GPU.

Foldable smartphone out after Christmas
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 13:40

Foldable smartphone out after Christmas


Project Valley rumours true

Samsung's foldable smartphone, dubbed 'Project Valley' is rumoured to be coming out in January.