Samsung unveils the 870 EVO SATA SSD
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 20 January 2021 11:57

Samsung unveils the 870 EVO SATA SSD


Updated controller and TLC NAND for 560/530 MB/s read and write

Samsung has launched its latest addition to the SSD lineup, the 870 EVO, which pairs up TLC NAND with an updated controller in order to push the SATA interface to its limits, achieving 560MB/s read and 530MB/s write sequential performance.

Industry responds to Qualcomm Nuvia acquisition
Published in Mobiles


Analysis: 22 quotes as Qualcomm partner need a custom ARM CPU core

After the initial article about the acquisition of high performance/high-efficiency Nuvia Phoenix core means for Qualcomm, I wanted to address industry quotes and the overwhelming response. It comes down to a single bottom line. Qualcomm will be able to compete with Apple CPU cores in a few years.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is the real flagship
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 January 2021 23:08

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is the real flagship


Better screen, S Pen support, dual telephoto, and more

While the Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+ might be the new smartphones in the Samsung Galaxy lineup, the Galaxy S21 Ultra is the proper flagship of the series, with a better screen, better camera, S Pen support and more.

Samsung's Galaxy S21/S21+ go for wider audience
Published in Mobiles


A lower resolution Infinity-O screen with punch hole and lower price

While Samsung kicked off its Unpacked event with Galaxy Buds Pro and Galaxy Smart Tag trackers, all eyes were pointed at its Galaxy S-series smartphone lineup, and the wait is finally over as the Galaxy S21 series comes in three versions, Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and the flagship Galaxy S21 Ultra.

Samsung announces Exynos 2100 SoC
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 12 January 2021 23:57

Samsung announces Exynos 2100 SoC


Confirms Radeon RDNA GPU for the next-gen Exynos

Samsung has not only announced its new 5nm octa-core Exynos 2100 SoC, featuring ARM's Cortex-X1 as the prime CPU core, new Mali-G78 GPU, and integrated 5G modem, but has also confirmed that its next-generation Exynos SoC will feature an AMD RDNA-based GPU.

Intel talking to TSMC and Samsung
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 11 January 2021 11:36

Intel talking to TSMC and Samsung


Please make our chips

Intel has talked with TSMC and Samsung about the Asian companies making some of its best chips, but the Silicon Valley pioneer is still holding out hope for last minute improvements in its own production capabilities.

Samsung extends LCD production
Published in News
Tuesday, 29 December 2020 11:11

Samsung extends LCD production


More screens needed

Samsung Electronics’ display unit has backtracked on a move to end production on LCD panels as more people sought home entertainment due to coronavirus.

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G means business
Published in Reviews
Wednesday, 02 December 2020 14:01

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G means business


Review: A perfect business smartphone with excellent S Pen stylus

While Samsung’s Galaxy S20 lineup targets a younger population of users, the Galaxy Note20 lineup is meant for business users. While it might not have the best camera or a curved fancy design, the Galaxy Note20 lineup come with a set of features that caters to a more serious crowd, and Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G is definitely one of the best in that market segment.

Samsung might kill off Note next year
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 01 December 2020 11:44

Samsung might kill off Note next year


No one wants high end smartphones any more

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that Samsung may discontinue its premium Galaxy Note phone next year.

Samsung releases new Exynos 1080 SoC
Published in News
Friday, 13 November 2020 12:11

Samsung releases new Exynos 1080 SoC


A bit better than the last one

Samsung LSI today announced the new Exynos 1080 SoC (system on chip), a successor to last year's Exynos 980.