Samsung beefs up its Texas chip unit
Published in News
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 16:46

Samsung beefs up its Texas chip unit

Memories are made of this

South Korean giant Samsung said it will invest an additional $1 billion at its Austin fab.

Note 7 unlikely to be recycled
Published in News
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 12:18

Note 7 unlikely to be recycled


Will  the planet suffer for Samsung’s mistake?


Samsung has not worked out what to do with all the Galaxy Note 7s which it has recalled and the fear is that it will be creating an environmental nightmare.

IR cameras creep into smartphones
Published in News
Monday, 31 October 2016 16:11

IR cameras creep into smartphones

Find that burglar in the bushes

A “tear down” by ABI Research said that infrared (IR) cameras are set to become more pervasive.

Samsung rules India
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 28 October 2016 13:33

Samsung rules India


At least it has some good news 

While you would be forgiven for thinking that Samsung is stuffed thanks to the Note 7 fiasco, the story is far from over. The Korean phone company has been making all the right moves which in the long term will pay off big time.

Samsung Display bets on VR and AR
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 13:16

Samsung Display bets on VR and AR


Push for OLED

Samsung Display thinks that VR and AR could be the technology needed to push mobile OLED panels.

Apple tanks
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 11:04

Apple tanks


Apple sees first sales decline since 2001

The shine has finally come off the tax-dodging fruity cargo cult Apple and no amount of spinning is saving it.

PC memory shortage predicted
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 12:34

PC memory shortage predicted


Next month

There could be a memory shortage for PC vendors brewing, after aggressive short-term orders coming in from smartphone vendors.

Samsung will not rush out Galaxy 8
Published in News
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 12:14

Samsung will not rush out Galaxy 8


Therein lies the path to more recall madness

Samsung is not going to rush out its Galaxy 8 to fill the void left by the Note7 recall.

Samsung jumped to conclusions in the Note 7 fiasco
Published in Mobiles


Too quick to blame the battery

Samsung appeared to be a little too quick to blame the battery in the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco according to the Wall Street Journal.

Samsung S7 grows in popularity – in Korea
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 21 October 2016 12:10

Samsung S7 grows in popularity – in Korea


Defective Note 7 owners don't defect

Samsung Electronics' flagship handset Galaxy S7 is regaining popularity as  Korea's best-selling smartphone, filling the void in sales left by the incredible melting Galaxy Note 7.