Samsung to release dedicated controller for GearVR headsets
Published in Wearables


Shipping with upcoming Galaxy S8-compatible GearVR headset

Samsung’s first handheld controller for the GearVR mobile headset has just made its way through the FCC, and several outlets now expect the controller to end up being announced by the end of the quarter.

Samsung boss jailed
Published in News
Friday, 17 February 2017 12:06

Samsung boss jailed


High level corruption claims


Samsung’s Supreme Dalek Jay Lee was arrested on Friday over his alleged role in a corruption scandal.

Apple and Samsung war about to get a new rival
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 16 February 2017 12:34

Apple and Samsung war about to get a new rival


Huawei carving its own space

While the western press has attempted to make the smartphone market into a battle between the leaders Apple and Samsung, it is starting to look like both are losing ground to Huawei.

Android phones out before the iPhone
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 12:39

Android phones out before the iPhone


Spoilers sweetie


It looks like Android makers are rallying around to dump a spoiler on Apple’s launch of the iPhone 8.

Samsung’s battery factory catches fire
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 February 2017 12:41

Samsung’s battery factory catches fire

 

Cue the jokes

The Tame Apple Press is full of stories claiming that Samsung’s battery factory in Northern China has just caught fire.

Apple and Samsung kicked around in China
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 11:18

Apple and Samsung kicked around in China


Local vendors rule supreme


The Chinese smartphone market is growing, but foreign companies like Apple and Samsung are losing ground to local brands.

Samsung’s third-generation SM961 256GB NVMe SSD reviewed
Published in Reviews


48-layer MLC V-NAND delivers more IOPS with low latencies

Last summer, Samsung introduced its first NVMe SSD series based on a new Polaris controller that replaced the UBX controller design from its previous OEM-series SM951 and consumer-oriented 950 Pro SSD lineups, moving ahead with the introduction of 48-layer MLC NAND technology and industry-leading throughput speeds.

IDC charts tablets’ demise
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 03 February 2017 14:15

IDC charts tablets’ demise


From Apple cheerleaders to “realists”

Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and worked out that they really cocked up when they believed Apple’s propaganda that tablets were “game changers”.

Sony’s new Xperia delayed because of Samsung
Published in News
Thursday, 02 February 2017 13:49

Sony’s new Xperia delayed because of Samsung


Can’t show it off at MWC

As we thought, Sony will not be announcing its flagship Xperia smartphone at MWC this month because Samsung appears to be hoarding the chips.

Samsung is number one chip shifter
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 12:53

Samsung is number one chip shifter


Beats Apple in "total addressable semiconductor" market


Beancounters at Gartner have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that Samsung is the world leader of the "total addressable semiconductor" market.