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LG NUCLUN octa-core chipset announced along with the first phone to use it – LG G3 Screen

LG G3 Screen with LG's own NUCLUN chip

The long-time rumored LG mobile chip has been officially announced. It’s not the best solution we’ve seen, but it’s a solid first product. Dubbed NUCLUN, it is a 32-bit octa-core SoC that uses ARM’s big.LITTLE architecture to combine four high performance Cortex A-15 cores clocked at 1.5GHz with four battery-friendly Cortex-A7 cores clocked at 1.2GHz.…

Samsung working on a flexible, rollable battery but says it won’t be available within the next three years

Samsung flexible battery

Samsung’s battery making (among other things) arm, Samsung SDI, has used the InterBattery 2014 exhibition in Seoul to show the world one of its latest products – the flexible, rollable battery made for the next generation of wearable devices. What’s especially cool is that the demo The company used “structural design and improved materials” to…

Samsung working on its own GPUs to cut licensing costs

Samsung Exynos

Samsung is one of very few vendors to its their own chips. Other companies that do this include Apple and Huawei, with LG and ZTE also working on that. Up until recently, the Exynos series didn’t integrate modems, prompting the Korean giant to buy gear from Qualcomm for its high-end models. Things are changing now…

Samsung’s three-sided Yoam display is now in trial production; May end-up on certain Galaxy Note 4 models

Samsung's three-sided Yoam display is now in trial production

As you may know, Samsung is gearing towards launching the next Note in September. We’ve previously reported that this phablet will be available in few different versions, one of which may end-up rocking Sammy’s three-sided Yoam display to enable new kind of user experiences. According to the Korean media, said screen has entered the trial…

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