Samsung Reveals Galaxy Book Ion: Ultralight Laptops w/ QLED Monitor & Comet Lake

Samsung has introduced its new Galaxy Book Ion lineup of laptops that bring together an ultralight weight, an innovative display with quantum dot-enhanced backlighting, and Intel’s 10th Generation Core...

15 by Anton Shilov on 10/30/2019

Dynabook’s New Tecra A40: An Entry-Level 14-Inch Business Laptop

Dynabook, formerly Toshiba, has introduced its new entry-level business laptop that promises to offer an attractive balance between performance, portability, and price. The Tecra A40 is a typical ‘working...

16 by Anton Shilov on 10/29/2019

NVIDIA Reveals New SHIELD TV: Tegra X1+, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos

NVIDIA has introduced new versions of its SHIELD TV set-top-boxes featuring an all-new design as well as based on an improved Tegra X1+ SoC. The new STBs support all...

80 by Anton Shilov on 10/29/2019

Apple Unveils AirPods Pro: A New Design with Active Noise Cancellation

Apple today has introduced a new version of its AirPods wireless earbuds, which the company is calling the AirPods Pro. Designed to be an even more premium version of...

41 by Anton Shilov on 10/28/2019

GlobalFoundries and TSMC Sign Broad Cross-Licensing Agreement, Dismiss Lawsuits

GlobalFoundries and TSMC have announced this afternoon that they have signed a broad cross-licensing agreement, ending all of their ongoing legal disputes. Under the terms of the deal, the...

26 by Anton Shilov on 10/28/2019

GlobalFoundries Teams Up with Singapore University for ReRAM Project

GlobalFoundries has announced that the company has teamed up with Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and the National Research Foundation to develop resistive random access memory (ReRAM). The next-generation memory...

5 by Anton Shilov on 10/28/2019

Intel Q3 2019 Fab Update: 10nm Product Era Has Begun, 7nm On Track

After years of delays, Intel is finally shipping its 10 nm processors in high volume, and the company is preparing to fire up another fab to produce an even...

58 by Anton Shilov on 10/28/2019

Razer’s Raptor 27 Gaming Monitor Now Available: QHD with 144 Hz FreeSync & HDR400

Razer this week started sales of its unique Raptor 27 gaming display, which it first introduced earlier this year. The monitor packs numerous gaming-oriented features such as AMD’s FreeSync...

16 by Anton Shilov on 10/25/2019

Intel Boosts 14nm Capacity 25% in 2019, But Shortages Will Persist in Q4

Higher-than-expected demand for Intel’s server and PC processors has been an interesting topic of discussion since the middle of 2018, when Intel first informed investors of its backlogged status...

27 by Anton Shilov on 10/25/2019

Realtek 2.5 GbE PCIe Cards Now For Sale

A Japanese company has started sales of its 2.5 GbE network card that uses a Realtek controller. The adapter is a low-profile PCIe 2.0 x1 board that is compatible...

52 by Anton Shilov on 10/24/2019

Philips Brilliance 272P7VUBNB: A Sub-$350 27-Inch 4K IPS Monitor with 65W USB PD & GbE

In previous years monitor capabilities such as 4K resolutions, USB-C docking, and GbE connectivity have been premium features that have only been available in high-end monitors. However the price...

20 by Anton Shilov on 10/24/2019

Samsung Launches Single-Chip uMCP Packages with LPDDR4X DRAM & UFS 3.0 Storage

Samsung has introduced a new lineup of all-in-one memory packages for smartphones that integrate both DRAM and storage. The latest generation of uMCP devices now feature up to 12...

25 by Anton Shilov on 10/24/2019

Intel Files Antitrust Suit Against SoftBank-Controlled Firm Over Patent Aggregation

Intel this week filed an lawsuit against Fortress Investment Group, a patent assertion entity controlled by SoftBank. Responding to a series of patent infringement lawsuits that Fortress has brought...

21 by Anton Shilov on 10/23/2019

The Foldable Huawei Mate X: Coming to China on November 15th for ~$2074

Foldable smartphones from Huawei and Samsung attracted quite a lot of public attention at Mobile World Congress early this year, but launches were delayed as companies had to polish...

16 by Anton Shilov on 10/23/2019

TSMC: 5nm on Track for Q2 2020 HVM, Will Ramp Faster Than 7nm

TSMC’s 5 nm (N5) manufacturing technology is projected to provide significant benefits when it comes to performance, power, and area scaling, which is why the contract maker of semiconductors...

27 by Anton Shilov on 10/23/2019

SK Hynix Develops 16 Gb DDR4 Chips for 32 GB Modules

SK Hynix announced on Monday that it has completed development of its first monolithic 16 Gb chip. This chip is to be made using its 3rd Generation 10 nm-class...

6 by Anton Shilov on 10/22/2019

AOC Reveals Agon AG273QX: A 27-Inch 165 Hz FreeSync 2 Monitor

AOC has introduced its new Agon-series 27-inch gaming display featuring a variable refresh rate of up to 165 Hz enabled by AMD’s FreeSync 2 technology. Like all Agon monitors...

16 by Anton Shilov on 10/22/2019

Team Group Quietly Launches 32 GB DDR4 Memory Modules

Team Group has quietly added 32 GB unbuffered DDR4 memory modules to its product catalogue and plans to start sales in the near future. The modules will feature JEDEC-standard...

8 by Anton Shilov on 10/22/2019

New Tools Simplify Development of 2.5D Multi-Die 7nm Designs at Samsung Foundry

Advanced packaging technologies simplify production and increase performance of highly-complex multi-die SoCs as the semiconductor industry is looking at chiplet approach as an alternative to large dies that take...

2 by Anton Shilov on 10/22/2019

AMD May Be Prepping More 280 W EPYC Enterprise CPUs

Back in September, AMD announced its 64-core EPYC 7H12 processor - a 280 W TDP behemoth with an increased base frequency designed specifically for the high-performance computing market. Based...

21 by Anton Shilov on 10/21/2019

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