Along with an 8-core processor and 110-inch UHDTV announcement, Samsung also unveiled some of its future projects. One of them is YOUM, the new flexible OLED screen which can be rolled or folded. This screen opens the door for bendable devices, which are coming for sure
Among many products at CES, Samsung's latest mobile processor chip is one of the interesting products. The Exynos 5 Octa is an eight-core processor based on the ARM Cortex-A15 architecture which is meant to compete with recently introduced Tegra 4 and Snapdragon 800.
Nuance, the Massachusetts based company best known for its "Dragon" voice recognition technology, introduced their project code named "Wintermute" at CES. The cross-platform, cloud based system allows continuous communication from all your personal devices.
VIA joined the ranks of much bigger players NVIDIA and Qualcomm, in launching a new ARM SoC this season. The new WonderMedia PRIZM WM8980 combines a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 CPU clocked at 1.20 GHz, with Mali-400 graphics, 1080p video decode, Android 4.1 support.
The Taiwanese PC maker announced the Iconia B1-A71, a 7-inch tablet aimed to compete in the low-cost tablet segment. The main advantages of this tablet are its price of only $150, WSVGA capacitive screen with 1,024 x 600 pixels and a 1.20 GHz dual-core ARM SoC.
Panasonic dropped a bombshell on the CES show-floor by unveiling what it claims to be the first tablet with 4K Ultra-HD resolution (3840 x 2160), beating standards such as Apple's Retina Display, and the ubiquitous 1080p. Unfortunately, the tablet isn't for backpacks.
Gigabyte arrived in 'Vegas with a pair of 11.6-inch wintel tablets, running Windows 8 and Intel Core "Ivy Bridge" processors. Among the two are the consumer-oriented S1185, and business professional-oriented S1082. The two feature 1080p resolution, HDD and SSD options.
Hot on the heels of NVIDIA's Tegra 4 launch, rival Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 800 and 600 lines of mobile processors, which the company claims to be up to 75% faster than the Snapdragon S4 Pro, while being 40% more efficient. It combines Krait 400 and Adreno 330.
Not a month after the vulnerability in Exynos kernel code was confirmed, Samsung is already rolling out a fix for it, at least for the Galaxy S III smartphone. The updated software also comes with a new bootloader which allegedly fixes the sudden death issue.
In an effort to better position the company, Lenovo decided to split into two brands. CEO Yan Yuanqing said that Lenovo will split into Lenovo Business Group, and Think Business Group to efficiently target the mainstream and high-end segments, effective from April 1st.
NVIDIA claimed launch of the world's fastest mobile processor, the Tegra 4. Based around the same 4+1 core design as its predecessor, the chip packs four ARM Cortex A15 cores with a fifth energy-saving core, GeForce ULV graphics with 72 CUDA cores, and i500 baseband.
Corning plans to highlight the company's newest glass solution at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week. At the show, Corning will demonstrate the toughness of Gorilla Glass 3 and showcase the use in a larger format and multi-touch displays.
The rumours about Apple moving production of their custom ARM-based processors from Samsung to TSMC have started since 2011. According to Taiwan-based newspaper The Commercial Times, Apple has contracted TSMC to build its next generation A6X processor.
Users starts reporting that their iOS 6 'Do Not Disturb' setting isn't working right. The problem is in scheduled time feature which needs to turn 'Do Not Disturb' feature off at some time, but apparently it doesn't. Interestingly, not everyone is reporting the issue.
Following last week's high-resolution bare-back exposure of a Sapphire Black Galaxy Note II, we have cruder pictures of its other new siblings, the red (Garnet Red) and brown (Amber Brown). The picture, released by a Korean magazine, shows marketing material of the two.
Samsung's Galaxy Note II is proving to be a runaway success akin to the iPad. The 5.5-inch smartphone-tablet intermediate just crossed 1 million-unit sales in Samsung's home market of Korea, and is likely to cross 10 million sales worldwide, in Q1-2013.
The company behind the popular app Installous has shut down. The Hackulous team announced today on its site that it is shutting down, bringing down its most popular apps the Installous. The app would let people easy download pirated apps on any jailbroken iOS devices.
A few weeks ago, Intel mentioned some Haswell Y-series processors which will represent the mobile area with ultra-low voltage and consumption. Prior to that, Intel plans to release two Ivy Bridge SKUs in Q1 2013, both dual-cores with two threads with SDP at only 7W.
A few days ago Huawei's chairman showed their latest phablet device. The handset is said to arrive with a 6.1-inch full HD screen and now more photos has emerged. In the photos, we can also see a smaller Huawei Ascend D2 which shows the size of Ascend Mate.
China Times is reporting that that Apple has dumped Samsung's SEMCO for its important FCBGA scale package for ARM chips. With this move, Apple is trying to cut its business with Samsung which is apparently replaced with Taiwanese Unimicron semiconductor.