Samsung expects big profit jump
Published in Mobiles


S7 success even surprises Samsung

Samsung hinted that it is expecting a 10 percent jump in quarterly profit, thanks to early sales for its new Galaxy S7 smartphones.

Samsung gets patent for smart contacts
Published in Wearables


You control it by blinking

Samsung has come up with contact lenses which are a little more discreet than Google glass and run by the power of blinking.

Samsung starts mass production of 10nm 8Gb DDR4 DRAM
Published in Memory


Improved data and power rates

Samsung has started mass production of "the industry's first 10nm, 8-Gb DDR4 DRAM chips," and memory modules based upon them.

Asustek and Acer see LCD monitor sales growing
Published in Graphics


Asustek has 30 percent growth in EU

Asustek Computer and Acer are doing rather well flogging their LCD monitors.

Samsung has got its mojo back
Published in Mobiles


Galaxy S7 selling better than expected


It looks like Samsung is back on track with its Galaxy S7 and selling more than expected, just as its main rival Apple appears to be stuck in neutral.

Intel inside Samsung devices
Published in Notebooks


Slowly edging its way back into mobile

Chipzilla famously missed the mobile boom, but it appears the outfit is slowly edging its way back. Not only is it counting Asus as its chum it seems to be making friends with Samsung.

iPhone 7 will not be a major redesign
Published in Mobiles


Apple delays key release until next year 

Fruity cargo cult Apple is not going to release a “new” iPhone until next year, according to Wall Street analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

Samsung also unveils value-oriented CM871a OEM SSD
Published in Memory


PM871a as well

Samsung unveiled quite a few new OEM-based SSDs at the Samsung 2016 SSD Forum in Japan, including new SATA-based 2.5-inch CM871a and PM871a value-oriented SSD based on the new MAIA controller.

Samsung PM971 is company's first BGA SSD
Published in News


Low-profile NVMe storage package using 1.8v power instead of 3.3v

During Samsung’s 2016 SSD Forum in Japan, the company took the wraps off its first ever ball-grid array (BGA) solid state disk for mobile devices, the PM971. 

Samsung showcases SM961 and PM961 OEM SSDs
Published in News

Up to 3,200MB/s sequential reads, based on Polaris controller

During Samsung’s 2016 SSD Forum in Japan, the company unveiled some new top-tier successors to its 2014 flagship XP941 and 2015 flagship SM951 for OEMs and system designers.