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Next-generation solid state drives (SSDs) are coming and they are going to bring big speed increases to consumers and enterprise clients. As it pertains to the latter, Samsung opted to get a jump on the barrage of Consumer Electronics Show (CES) announcements that are coming and unveil its PM1743 SSD ahead of the... Read more...
Kids these days have no idea of the struggle of trying to lug a large, unwieldy, and heavy CRT monitor up a flight of steps, or choosing from an extremely limited range of options. And that's how it should be. These days, selecting a monitor for gaming (or any task, really) is a much more enjoyable experience with an... Read more...
How cool would it be if your smartphone could last a week between charges instead of 15 hours? Thanks to a breakthrough announced by a joint effort between IBM and Samsung, that could be a reality soon. In addition to bolstering its investment in the US, Korean-owned Samsung Electronics is working alongside IBM to... Read more...
Samsung has begun sampling blazing-fast GDDR6 memory chips that are capable of operating at a breakneck 24 gigabits per second (Gbps) and for whatever reason, the company is not shouting about it from a mountaintop. It would certainly be justified—at that speed, Samsung's memory not only matches Micron's supercharged... Read more...
Samsung is more than likely going to unveil its new Galaxy S22 smartphone lineup sometime in early February, 2022. Rumors and leaks are suggesting that the base and Plus models are not going to be seeing many changes to last year's S21 design. Leaks about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S22 smartphones have been... Read more...
Do you see a crease in the photo above? You shouldn't, because according to Oppo chief product officer Pete Lau (who is also the co-founder of OnePlus), that is one of the pain points of the folding smartphone form factor that Oppo set to address in developing its first-ever folding phone, the Find N. Lau made the... Read more...
Game installs are not exactly shrinking, and even game updates can sometimes require an enormous amount of storage space. There's good news, though—Black Friday is here and it brought with it some delightful discounts on solid state drives. We're talking about savings of up to 60% off the MSRP, with some drives... Read more...
Samsung announced plans to build an advanced chip manufacturing plant in Taylor, Texas, which will create thousands of new jobs and expand its investment in the US. In fact, this will be Samsung's largest-ever investment in the US, with the total bill expected to be around $17 billion, including buildings, property... Read more...
Those who are using a Samsung Galaxy S21 might have just updated to Android 12 last week, and in very rare form, even the US carrier variants of the smartphone received the new Android OS update on that same day as international counterparts. This update came with a drawback unfortunately, however, as the version went... Read more...
We have only now entered into the era of DDR5 memory with the introduction of Intel's Alder Lake platform pushing us through the door, and it will take some time for the latest memory standard to gain significant traction. That's to say, DDR4 isn't going to disappear from the market in the near future. Nevertheless... Read more...
Need a TV upgrade? How about a new set of earbuds? We've been tracking deals on both and there are a whole bunch of them out there ahead of Black Friday. Amazon and Best Buy appear to have the best bargains at the moment with deep discounts on a variety of hardware, including both OLED and LCD TVs at varying price... Read more...
Samsung announced today that it has officially launched its One UI 4 update to its family of Galaxy S21 smartphones. It says the update will deliver an elevated mobile experience that puts you in more control of your mobile experience. As leaks and information about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S22 begin to surface... Read more...
Samsung is in a boastful mood today, and for good reason—it has developed what it claims is the industry's first-ever 14-nanometer based 16-gigabit (Gb) low power data rate 5X (LPDDR5X) DRAM, which delivers a big boost in performance while consuming quite a bit less power compared to Samsung's LPDDR5. And it's not... Read more...
Samsung won us over with its Galaxy Book Pro 360, a sleek and premium laptop built around Intel's Tiger Lake-H platform with an OLED display and exceptional battery life, to name just a couple of the highlights. Now it's adding three more models to the Galaxy Book family, with varying features and capabilities: Galaxy... Read more...
Well now, that didn't take very long at all—Apple's revamped MacBook Pro 16 and 14 laptops with their fancy new M1 Pro silicon is hot off the assembly line, and already discounted! We're not talking about a gigantic savings, mind you, but to be reduced before they even release to retail? Sure, we'll take it. There are... Read more...
Feeling in a creative mood? Samsung is hoping to tap into that feeling by bringing its first bespoke experience to Galaxy devices, starting with the Galaxy Z Flip 3 Bespoke Edition. It's really a fancy way of saying buyers who are interested in Samsung's latest Flip series handset can customize the look with dozens of... Read more...
Hmm, do you think maybe Samsung and its retail partners (or at least Amazon) are savvy to Google's upcoming Pixel 6 event later today? It sure appears that way, given the timely and generous discount that's available on the recently launched Galaxy Z Flip 3. It's been reduced by $150 from its MSRP, hitting its lowest... Read more...
Everyone who uses an Android phone has probably had some security-conscious acquaintance ask, "don't you know how much data your phone is harvesting?" Most of us shrug it off as one of the unavoidable circumstances of modern life: you want a smartphone, you deal with data harvesting. Still, some folks aren't so... Read more...
Samsung says it has begun mass producing what it claims is the industry's smallest DRAM based on extreme ultraviolet (EUV) technology, on a 14-nanometer process. It had already begun shipping the first EUV DRAM earlier this year (back in March), and what it's kicking into high gear now represents an increase in the... Read more...
If you're looking to upgrade your PlayStation 5 with a fast SSD, Samsung's 980 Pro SSD is a suitable candidate. Even more so at the end of the month. That's because Samsung today announced it is equipping its speedy 980 Pro with a heastink that is specifically designed to fit inside the relatively tight confines of... Read more...
It is easy to take for granted that our premium-designed smartphones just work as expected, and won't fall apart like some cheap gadget picked up from the clearance bin at the local thrift shop. And for the most part, they do dutifully operate to expectations. It takes a lot of design chops and testing to achieve the... Read more...
Back in May, Samsung unveiled a high-tech gadget for data centers called the CXL Memory Expander, essentially a memory expansion device that utilizes the newer Compute Express Link interconnect standard. As with most hardware, however, the clever device is only as good as the software. To address that fact, Samsung... Read more...
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