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Samsung and TSMC working on higher efficiency mobile processors

Business Korea reports that Samsung and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) are racing to perfect a 10-nanometer process for ARM processors. The first to get things right is expected to win a contract with Apple to manufacture future processors. TSMC skipped any 14-nanometer efforts, for which Samsung came out ahead. This time around,…

Samsung takes aim at iPhone 6 in new ‘6 > 6’ ad Galaxy S6 Edge campaign

Samsung has launched a new ad campaign for its Galaxy S6 Edge flagship that takes aim squarely at Apple’s iPhone 6. The two spots currently released attempt to point out some flaws and shortcomings of the iPhone 6 and show off the S6 Edge features like its curved screen, wireless charging and wider-angle selfie camera. The first ad, below, concentrates…

Check out Samsung’s answer to Apple Watch’s Digital Crown

For Apple Watch, the Cupertino company took the crown traditionally found on analog watches and transformed it into something new. Dubbed Digital Crown, the repurposed spinning appendage becomes a primary input method when interacting with the Watch and can be used for all manner of things like precisely scrolling, zooming, adjusting volume or changing the…

Chipworks looks into the S1 in the Apple Watch

As soon as the Apple Watch was available in Australia, iFixIt was there to take it apart and see what was inside. But while a lot was known right away, the S1 chip inside needed more time. The Apple S1 is a System in Package that contains the main computing guts of the Apple Watch. And now that Chipworks has taken a look inside the processor on the S1, we…

Kids debate: iPhone or Samsung

Apple and Samsung have been fierce competitors in the mobile space for some time with the flagship devices from both brands drawing constant comparisons. But which is better? In an effort to settle the debate once and for all, Business Insider took it upon themselves to ask the next-generation of smartphone owners which handset they’d prefer. The kids…

Samsung creating 200-strong team to make screens just for Apple products

According to a new report by Bloomberg, Samsung has set up an independent team of around 200 employees to work solely on screens for Apple products. The new team has been formed in order to “strengthen business ties” between the two tech giants who have battled it out in the courtroom on many occasions over the past few years. The relationship between…

Report: Samsung to produce A9 processors for next iPhone

Samsung has won the contract to produce Apple’s next-generation A9 processors for future iPhones, reports Bloomberg. Previously, Apple had moved to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for the majority of its chips in an effort to reduce its reliance on Samsung components. Today’s report corroborates previous rumors that Samsung would take on…

Apple bested Samsung in smartphone sales for Q4 2014

Apple surpassed Samsung in terms of smartphone sales in the fourth quarter of 2014 to become the number one smartphone vendor. Samsung had previously held the top spot since 2011. According to the numbers from Gartner, shown below, Apple narrowly edged Samsung out of first place with sales of 74.8 million to Samsung’s 73 million. Apple also claims a…