The latest and possibly final round of bidding for Toshiba's memory business concluded today with Toshiba's board selecting a consortium led by private equity firm Bain Capital as the preferred bidder, over competing bids from Western Digital and Foxconn. Toshiba has spent most of 2017 trying to sell off their thriving flash memory business in order to offset devastating losses suffered by their Westinghouse nuclear power division. Those financial problems came to a head at the end of 2016 with Toshiba admitting that the losses could amount to several billion dollars, resulting in their stock price falling by more than 40% over a four day span and their bond ratings being downgraded by Moody's and S&P. As the magnitude of their problems became clearer, Toshiba...
While we’ve also written about the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus needs its own review in order to really understand the various features of the device that would...191 by Joshua Ho on 9/30/2014
One of the more enjoyable rituals with Apple’s annual iPhone launch is the decapping, deconstruction, and photographing of the processor die at the heart of Apple’s newest SoC. ...65 by Ryan Smith on 9/23/2014
In the launch announcement, Apple announced that their new display had dual domain pixels, which improved viewing angles. Unfortunately they dropped the subject at this, which make for a...30 by Joshua Ho on 9/9/2014
Apple has thrown their hat into the wearable ring with the Apple watch, which tries to bring a better user experience to the watch without trying to adapt iOS...122 by Joshua Ho on 9/9/2014
Today, Apple is launching the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. One of first changes is that the new iPhone 6 has a 4.7" 1334x750 display, and the...169 by Joshua Ho on 9/9/2014
I must confess that the last time I used an iPhone was three or four years ago. While I’ve followed the hardware changes from generation to generation, I’ve never...197 by Joshua Ho on 8/24/2014
Today Apple has started a replacement program for certain iPhone 5 devices experiencing significantly reduced battery life. The company is stating that the affected devices were sold between the...17 by Brandon Chester on 8/22/2014