Samsung grabbing Intel’s coat-tails
Published in Processors


Market share gap closing

Samsung is closing in on Intel in the semiconductor sector as its market share increased by 0.9 percent when compared to a year earlier.

ASML starts shipping EUV test machines
Published in News
Monday, 11 April 2016 11:29

ASML starts shipping EUV test machines


Could be used by 2018

Extreme-ultraviolet (EUV) lithography is working and could be used in Moore Law saving high-volume chip manufacturing as early as 2018.

Samsung Gear VR now compatible with WebVR API
Published in News


Open draft standard in progress, but looks promising


On April 1st, Samsung announced it will now support the cutting-edge WebVR API on its Gear VR headset, now giving Samsung customers the ability to browse the web with all the immersion of a full VR experience.

Samsung getting iris scanners
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 08 April 2016 11:43

Samsung getting iris scanners


Are you looking at me?

It is looking certain that Samsung phones are getting Iris security scanners.

Samsung expects big profit jump
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 07 April 2016 13:12

Samsung expects big profit jump


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
Thursday, 07 April 2016 12:59

Samsung gets patent for smart contacts


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
Thursday, 31 March 2016 12:06

Samsung has got its mojo back


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
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 12:56

Intel inside Samsung devices


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.