Rumour: Nvidia GPUs to use Samsung 14nm FinFET
Published in Graphics


Tape-out, but more likely bad grapevine

A rumour fresh out of Korea suggests Nvidia might be tapping Samsung as a GPU foundry, but there is a catch.  

Google and Intel to speed up Android updates
Published in Mobiles


At least on Intel gear

Intel and Google want to slash the wait time for users to get Android updates.

Samsung expects a killing from Galaxy S
Published in Mobiles


Consults its tarot cards

Samsung has released details of what it expects its new Samsung S range to do after it hits the shops.

Samsung execs told to look at design
Published in News


Copying Apple not that much of an option

Samsung executives were told about the importance of designs and user experiences and how a rounded rectangle was not really that cool.

Semiconductor sales up eight percent
Published in News


Intel still the market leader shokka

Sales of semiconductors were up eight per cent and reached $340bn according to a report by analyst house Gartner.

Samsung saved by display and chip business
Published in News


Hopes the Galaxy will save it

Samsung just released its financial performance for the first quarter of the year and while it beat the rather poor expectations of the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street there is not too much to be happy about.

Tame Apple Press tries to give Samsung bendgate
Published in Mobiles


Fails

The Tame Apple Press desperate to prove that the technologically superior Galaxy S6 had the same bending problem as Apple's iPhone 6 might have bitten off more than it could chew.

Guardian of the Galaxy makes killing
Published in Mobiles


Samsung laughing all the way to the bank

While Samsung saw its January-March earnings slip for the sixth straight quarter, investors are expecting a rebound this year on healthy chip sales and high hopes for its Galaxy smartphones.

Galaxy S6 users complain of display problems
Published in Mobiles


Pixels last as long as Game of Thrones extra

T-Mobile subscribers on xda-developers forums have been moaning that the Galaxy S6 edge units they received had display problems.

Snapdragon 820 to end up on Samsung’s 14nm node?
Published in Processors


TSMC lagging by at least one quarter

Qualcomm’s next-gen Snapdragon 820 may not only be the company’s first FinFET part, but the first processor manufactured by Samsung rather than TSMC.