Officially released, Kirin 950 can manage 2.53 GHz
Published in Mobiles

Cortex A72 with 16nm TSMC FinFET

Huawei, the company that is probably the hardest to pronounce in tech has officially unveiled its Kirin 950 first FinFET 16nm based processor. 

Crucial announces BX200 series SSDs
Published in Memory

Next-generation of affordable SSDs

Crucial has announced its newest BX200 SSDs that will be a direct successor of the earlier, popular and affordable BX100 series.

TSMC releases low-power 16nm FinFET
Published in Processors

More compact process

TSMC has quietly rolled out a compact, low-power version of its 16nm FinFET fabrication process.

iPhone 6S  SoC split between fabs
Published in Processors

More Samsung in Plus and TSMC in 6S

The iPhone 6S and the Plus are made up from an equal overall part of the processors from TSMC and Samsung factories. 

iPhone 6S has A9 from TSMC or Samsung
Published in Processors

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.

iPhone 6S A9 processor gets to 1.8GHz
Published in Processors

 China's regulatory agency says so, so it must be true

Last year's iPhone was shipping with 20nm Apple A8 processor clocked at two times 1.4GHz and now it seems that the A9 works at two times 1.8 GHz. 

Samsung making HBM 2 memory in 2016
Published in Graphics

The future of graphics

High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) will define the future of graphics and it looks like Samsung will be ready to release products using the technology soon.

Nvidia Pascal GPU has 17 billion transistors
Published in Graphics

Exclusive: Pascal has a Killer performance

Pascal technology will have as many as 17 billion transistors under the bonnet, Fuzilla can exclusively reveal. 

TSMC expects 10nm volume production in 2017
Published in Processors

Moore’s Law alive and kicking

TSMC is planning to qualify its 10nm node by the end of the year, with volume production slated for 2017. 

TSMC to get majority of Apple A9 business
Published in Processors

16nm process might be a better choice than Samsung’s 14nm

TSMC is reportedly getting the majority of Apple A9 orders, which would be a big coup for the company.