Qualcomm, makers of the Snapdragon processor that is commonly found in smartphones and tablets, has announced a version of its processor that its capable of improving graphics capabilities and even enabling 4K Ultra HD video recording and playback.
Samsung's eight-core Exynos processor is in the very rare company of having more cores than other chipsets on the market, but it doesn't actually see an advantage to that structure because it never actually uses all eight cores at once. That will change soon.
While mobile devices may be limited because of modern memory structures, Samsung has announced that it has begun producing a new flash memory system that will make devices capable of storing more data, faster, and more reliable.
Samsung is on a mission to accelerate storage capabilities on mobile devices. The Korean manufacturer announced today that it has begun production of "ultra-fast" embedded memory that should greatly increase read and write speeds for smartphones and tablets.
Samsung has announced a new line of microSD cards that purportedly provide record-breaking read and write speeds to smartphones and tablets. Targeted at devices with LTE capabilities, the new Ultra High Speed-1 cards support the high performance levels required by advanced LTE devices.
Samsung has announced a new line of microSD cards (and full-size SD cards) that feature a tough build and attractive exteriors.
Apple is reported to have recently bought flash drive maker Anobit for $390 million. Anobit is an Israeli based company that manufacturers flash memory drives used in Apple devices such as the iPhone and iPad. Apple confirmed the acquisition on January 10, but declined to comment on the final price of the purchase. "Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans," Steve Dowling, a spokesman for Cupertino, California-based Apple said.
SanDisk may not be the first memory card manufacturer to release a 64GB microSD card, but that doesn't make its new class 6 Mobile Ultra card any less impressive.
Samsung has launched a new high-speed, class 10 certified 32GB microSD card to the market, following Lexar and a number of other manufacturers who have had these cards available for some time.