Tiger Gizmondo: Gaming upstart leans on analog
Teardown 10/25/2005 Post a comment
How do you compete against the big boys of the gaming world? You bring on your best, most innovative design, which includes a slew of analog content. Here's your chance to take a peek under the hood of the Tiger Gizmondo hand-held gaming product.
Milestone: Samsung 73-nm flash
Teardown 10/17/2005 Post a comment
The torch has been passed: Samsung's July launch of a flash memory at the 73-nanometer technology node marked the first time that DRAM had been beaten to production at the leading-edge lithography feature size. Today, available DRAM technology is sitting at 90 nm. Samsung's competition for ramping up the latest process technology seems to be internal, between its own flash and DRAM groups. Not surprisingly, then, the introduction of a 4-Gbyte NAND flash at 73 nm is a full year ahead of the Semic