GloFlo had a 20nm node working
Published in Processors


So why did AMD pull Skybridge?

Yesterday we wrote an article about how GloFlo might have had a hand in cancelling AMD's  Skybridge project.  

Was GloFlo the Troll underneath Skybridge?
Published in Processors


Rumours of knifings

Since AMD canned its Project Skybridge two weeks ago the dark satanic rumour mill has suggested that Globalfoundaries might have had a hand in it.

MediaTek Helio coming in 20nm soon
Published in Mobiles


CorteX A72, 3rd gen LTE modem

MediaTek is going through a big branding transition, so in the future we will see more emphasis on the new Helio brand than on the model numbers such as MT6795.

Samsung's in-house modem developed over 7 years
Published in Mobiles


San Diego born and raised

Samsung's Exynos 7240 is a little miracle, and being the first mobile 14nm SoC in the market has its own benefits. 

The fact that Samsung 14nm SoC works surprised the industry
Published in Processors


No one expected such good yields

We found out one rather interesting story at the Mobile World Congress and it sheds more light on Samsung's decision to use Exynos SoCs for most markets instead of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810. 

Samsung Exynos 7420 14nm, a closer look
Published in Mobiles


64-bit, big.LITTLE Cortex-A57 at 2.1GGHz, A53 at 1.5GHz

Samsung had a rather short press conference, not talking that much about what is inside its new flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones, at least not in terms of silicon. 

Samsung 14nm SoC changes everything
Published in Mobiles


Qualcomm in trouble

Recently Samsung announced that serial production of its new 14nm SoC has already commenced. The new part is going to end up in Samsung Galaxy S6 and a few other devices.

Tegra business declines
Published in Mobiles
13 February 2015

Tegra business declines


But that’s good news -- really.


Nvidia had a record Q4 and record financial year but tanking Tegra did not really help.

Nvidia schedules Made to Game event for March 3
Published in Graphics


In San Francisco, at GDC 2015

Nvidia plans a new product announcement on the second day of MWC 2015 and it has sent invitations to press outlets for an event scheduled for the 3rd of March 2015. 

SK Hynix shipping 8Gb LPDDR4 in LG G Flex 2
Published in Memory


Premium phones choice in 2015

Hynix is a big name in the memory industry, and since phones are becoming small, yet quite powerful computers, it doesn’t come as a surprise that new memory standards are making their way to flagship phones.