Samsung sticks with heat pipes
Published in News
Friday, 17 November 2017 12:23

Samsung sticks with heat pipes


A baggepype wel coude he blowe and sowne, And ther-with-al he broghte us out of towne.


Despite rumours, it looks like Samsung Electronics is going to keep using heat pipes in its designs.

Samsung pips Apple in tablet market
Published in News
Thursday, 16 November 2017 16:52

Samsung pips Apple in tablet market

Overall consumer sales decrease in Europe

A report from market research company IDC said that sales of Samsung tablets exceeded Apple machines during the third calendar quarter of 2017.

Samsung starts biggest reshuffle
Published in News
Thursday, 16 November 2017 12:49

Samsung starts biggest reshuffle


Semiconductor managers are the winners

Samsung Electronics has started its biggest year end reshuffle in four years, with executives of the highly profitable business getting the most promotions.

Samsung announces 16Gb GDDR6 memory
Published in Memory
Monday, 13 November 2017 21:53

Samsung announces 16Gb GDDR6 memory


Running at 16Gbps

Inside Samsung's bragging announcement that it managed to sweep a total of 36 CES 2018 innovation awards is the announcement of its "fastest and lowest power DRAM", a 16Gb GDDR6 memory running at 16Gbps.

Razer Phone beats Samsung Galaxy S8+ in benchmarks
Published in Mobiles


Better cooling, higher clock or something else

One thing that caught our eye during Razer's presentation is the fact that it managed to beat Samsung's Galaxy S8+ in plenty of benchmarks - at least according to Razer's own slides.

Samsung's new bosses step from out of the shadows
Published in News


Huge payouts to shareholders 

Samsung Electronics named a new generation of top managers on Tuesday and promised to reward shareholders with $26 billion in payouts to 2020, as it reported record third quarter profits.

Samsung makes mining rig out of old smartphones
Published in News


"Upcycling" initiative

To show off how recycling old smartphones can be a lucrative exercise, Samsung has rigged up 40 old Galaxy S5 devices and turned them into bitcoin mining machine.

Samsung PM971 SSD M.2 spotted in the wild
Published in Memory
Thursday, 26 October 2017 13:53

Samsung PM971 SSD M.2 spotted in the wild


512GB of V-NAND on a 22x16mm chip

Samsung PM971 SSD has now been pictured, suggesting that we will soon see the launch of the Samsung 970, next to the earlier leaked Samsung PM981 SSDs, which is expected to hit the market as the Samsung 980 SSD.

Samsung 850 120GB model listed online
Published in Memory
Thursday, 26 October 2017 11:52

Samsung 850 120GB model listed online


Based on MGX controller and MLC V-NAND

It appears that the previous rumor saying Samsung could drop the Pro/Evo naming scheme is true after all, as the 120GB Samsung 850 SSD model has been spotted online.

7nm mobile SoCs to arrive in late 2018
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 11:57

7nm mobile SoCs to arrive in late 2018


Volume shipments in early 2019

It looks like that you will see first 7nm SoCs in the second half of 2018 and currently all the major players are working on designs.