Chip Shortage to Strike OLED-Screen TVs and Phones
Samsung and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), the biggest global manufacturers of OLED chips, have reached a sales volume of 100 billion chips in April. As demand has reached a new peak, they increased their production of all chip types, but both companies are now overwhelmed. As a
Another 0-Day Vulnerability Found in Western Digital Products
Just weeks after a bug allowed hackers to remotely wipe the data from MyBook Live network storage drives, cybersecurity researchers revealed another zero-day flaw present in Western Digital products running MyCloud OS 3. The products in question are network-attached storage drives, which differ f
Server Chip Shortage Might Last Through 2021
It seems that worldwide chip shortage woes will continue through the rest of 2021. According to a DigiTimes report, the shortages in the production of server chips won’t subside until Q4 2021 or even Q1 2022. The shortage caused massive delays in an array of industries, ranging from CPUs and GP
Elsa Announces LED-less GeForce RTX 3060 SAC/L
Elsa Japan has just announced a new GeForce RTX 3060 SAC/L graphics card. The card features a minimalistic matte black look with 12GB of RAM and Elsa’s proprietary SAC 4 Evolution cooler. Elsa’s new RTX 3060 is all about performance, doing away with the flashiness we grew accustomed to with n
Seagate Unveils Blazing Fast NVMe SSD
The fourth generation of NVMe SSDs has been unveiled by Seagate, and the drive beat all of its predecessors in speed tests. Set to be launched in a variety of flavors, the FireCuda 530 marks a significant upgrade from the Gen3 SSD era. During tests, the SSD managed to reach sequential read speeds
NVIDIA Prioritizes RTX 30 Series, Winds Down 2060 Production
According to a post from the Board Channel forums at ITHome, NVIDIA is pushing the production of its Ampere series of graphics cards at the expense of its older models. Apparently, the company announced internally that the supply of RTX 2060s would be cut down in half, starting from June. The number
Google to Obey EU and Increase Search Provider Visibility
Google is now bound to follow EU demands after facing criticism over its lack of compliance with the European Commission’s 2018 order to offer more space to rivals. The search giant will now display more mobile search apps on its Android Choice Screen and eliminate the fee previously required to a
NVMe 2.0 Offers PCIe Hard Drive Support
NVM Express, Inc. has released a new non-volatile memory express 2.0 specification on June 3, 2021, bringing NVMe support to PCIe-connected hard drives. While it won’t help most hard drives right now, the specification could soon unify most future storage devices under one NVMe solution. Due to
Graphene Enables 10 Times Higher Data Storage on Hard Drives
A study by Graphene Flagship partner researchers has recently shown that graphene can be used to make ultrahigh-density hard disk drives with 10 terabits per square inch of magnetic data storage - 10 times more than current hard drives have. Cambridge Graphene Center study author Anna Ott said that