A-series chips

Rogers’ shomi is Now Available on Sony’s PlayStation 4

On Thursday, Rogers announced that their TV streaming service shomi is now available on Sony’s PlayStation 4. The announcement gives shomi subscribers another way to enjoy all the movies and TV shows that the streaming service has to offer. The PS4 system streams from the shomi app, which means that subscribers will get the full...

Samsung Said to be Supplying 80% of Apple A-series Chips from 2016

Apple has allegedly contracted Samsung to supply the bulk of the of A-series chips for iOS devices, pushing TSMC on the second place. The latter has officially become an Apple supplier after years of rumours of possible partnership, and manufactured the A8 (and A8X?) chips found in the latest generation iPhone and iPads. The new...

WSJ: TSMC Ships 20 nm Apple A-Series Chips

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) has already started shipping the first batch of processors to Apple in the second quarter of 2014, according to sources familiar with the matter speaking with the Wall Street Journal. This is bad news for Samsung, previously Apple’s exclusive chip provider, because it will see its Taiwanese competitor supplying the...

Samsung and Globalfoundries Agree to Adopt Same Mobile Chip Production Process

To further strengthen their business relationship, Samsung and Globalfoundries announced that they have agreed to adopt the same chip production process as they upgrade their manufacturing services (via the Wall Street Journal). They will sync their fabs so that, regardless of whether Apple goes to Samsung or Globalfoundries, it will receive essentially identical chips. The...