Windows Phone OS now on less than 1 percent of phones
Published in Mobiles


Microsoft only sells 2.3 million Lumia devices in Q1 2016

According to the latest report, Microsoft's Windows Phone now holds less than one percent of the market share due to low sales in the Q1 2016.

Samsung shows off 10nm LPDDR4 6GB mobile DRAM
Published in Memory


Headed for the Galaxy Note 6

Samsung has unveiled its 10-nanometer LPDDR4 6GB mobile DRAM which is probably heading for the much rumoured Galaxy Note 6 in August this year.

Transparent display is with us
Published in News
Thursday, 19 May 2016 11:35

Transparent display is with us

Only problem is that is a bit rubbish

Almost every sci-fi telly programme has tablets and monitors which are transparent and it seems that Samsung has finally build them. The only problem is that they are not that great to use.

Global Tablet sales continue to fall
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 16 May 2016 12:29

Global Tablet sales continue to fall


4.6 per cent lower

Beancounters working for Digitimes have added up some numbers and worked out that global tablet shipments are expected to drop 4.6 per cent sequentially.

Samsung releases EVO Plus 256GB microSD card
Published in Memory


Claims it is the highest capacity in class

Samsung  unveiled the EVO Plus 256GB microSD memory card claiming it offers the highest capacity for a microSD card in its class, delivering fast speeds and an expanded memory storage for use in premium smartphones and tablets, 360-degree video recorders, action cameras, and drones.

Samsung will remain ahead in the telly market
Published in News


Been the leader since 2011


Samsung is pretty sure it can keep its title of the world’s top flat-screen television manufacturer for a sixth consecutive year.

Samsung to team up with Chinese to build logical chips
Published in News


Increase logic-chip sales

Samsung Electronics is considering partnering with Chinese semiconductor companies to increase its sales and market share in the less-volatile and more profitable logic-chip business.

Samsung denies OLED by next year
Published in News
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 10:59

Samsung denies OLED by next year


But might have something else up its sleeve

Samsung has rejected a claim from the OLED Association predicting that it would reintroduce an OLED TV lineup in 2017.

Nvidia and Samsung settle IP Litigation
Published in Graphics


Details unknown

Nvidia was confident that it could pressure Samsung and Qualcomm into some kind of licensing dea and started a legal battle in September 2014. However not it appears that the battle is over and with a disappointing result.  

Samsung cranks up third gen FinFET process
Published in Processors


Lower electricity and cheaper

Samsung Electronics is introducing a third 14-nano FinFET system semiconductor process that has lower electricity consumption and production cost than previous cost.