Chip shortage may threaten PlayStation 5 supplies at Christmas

Sony’s gaming chief refuses to guarantee there will be enough consoles to meet demand. Enlarge / To call Sony's PlayStation 5 "in demand" would be an understatement. The global semiconductor shortage is threatening to constrain PlayStation.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaFeb 23rd, 2021

With more Apple Silicon-powered Macs inbound, the iMac Pro gets discontinued

Apple has quietly added a “while supplies last” label to the iMac Pro product page, and also disabled upgrade options for the computer. MacRumors reached out to Apple, who confirmed that when iMac Pro supplies run out, the computer will indeed be.....»»

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Gig companies fear a worker shortage, despite a recession

Execs feel the strain as pandemic and government aid reduce supply and demand. Enlarge (credit: Ore Huiying/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Unemployment in the US remains stubbornly high at 6.3 percent. Job growth has stalled, with 9.6 million few.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Samsung’s 3-nm Tech Shows Nanosheet Transistor Advantage

Nanosheet devices allow tuning of memory cell design in a way FinFETs can’t The logic chip industry is heading toward a fundamental change in the structure of transistors. Today’s transistors, called FinFETs, will give way to devices variou.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Ford says "no negative impact" to dealers from chip shortage

Ford Motor Co. told dealers this week it would not lower their product allocations in response to a shortage of microchips used in vehicles......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

The best PS5 games for 2021

The PlayStation 5 brings big exclusives and third-party games alike. Here are the best PlayStation 5 games to check out......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Best cheap video game deals for March 2021

If you're looking for video game deals for the PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch, here are some of the best cheap video games across various retailers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Nanoprinted high-neuron-density optical linear perceptrons perform near-infrared inference on a CMOS chip

Today, machine learning permeates everyday life, with millions of users every day unlocking their phones through facial recognition or passing through AI-enabled automated security checks at airports and train stations. These tasks are possible thank.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Adata expects DRAM shortage to worsen in 2Q21

Memory module house Adata Technology expects shortages of DRAM memory to become severe in the second quarter, thanks to robust demand for notebooks, handsets and data centers, and a pick-up in demand for automotive electronics applications......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

FitTech has order visibility till 2H21

LED probing, testing and sorting equipment maker FiTech has obtained orders mainly for equipment used in miniLED chip production, with shipments scheduled until second-half 2021, according to the company......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Nintendo Plans Switch Model With Bigger Samsung OLED Display, 4K Output

According to Bloomberg, Nintendo is planning to unveil a model of its Switch gaming console equipped with a bigger Samsung OLED display and support for 4K. It's expected to arrive before Christmas. From the report: Samsung Display Co. will start mass.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Vertu"s Ayxta Fold 5G is the first "luxury" foldable phone

Every time you think Vertu has finally thrown in the towel, the company manages to come up with yet another superlative announcement. This time, however, it does so when the slow economic recovery and a global shortage of semiconductors are reshaping.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Foam shortage looms over seating suppliers, auto production

Automaker purchasing teams are scrambling after the Texas winter storm. that shut refineries pinched supply of needed byproducts......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Chip shortages expected to worsen as Texas fabs struggle to restart production

As reported by Reuters, Samsung, NXP Semiconductors, and Infineon Technologies were all ordered to close their factories in Austin, Texas, last month so power could be prioritized for people's homes, a result of the winter storm that killed at least.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Climate disasters prompt Australia"s first platypus refuge

The world's first dedicated platypus refuge will be established to rescue the unique Australian animals from climate change-fuelled crises, as bushfires and drought increasingly threaten their habitat......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

LCD panel shortage to continue throughout 2021, says Innolux president

Strong demand for LCD panels in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic has created shortages that will remain in the entire 2021, according to Innolux president James Yang......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Highlights of the day: DRAM prices rising

DRAM supply has already fallen short of demand with the chip shortages worsening. DRAM contract prices are expected to continue rising in second-quarter 2021. The coronavirus pandemic has decimated many industries, but the semiconductor sector has th.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Someone put Apple"s M1 chip inside of an iMac

Luke Miani initially took apart his Intel-powered iMac to upgrade it to more modern parts, but he ended up bricking it instead. After lamenting about the lack of an M1-powered iMac, he decided to try to build it himself. The project itself is impress.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

The best upcoming PS5 games

The PlayStation 5 is still young, but there are so many games to look forward to. In this list, we go through the most anticipated games for Sony's new system......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Bethesda has a Doom 3 PlayStation VR port ready for a March 29 release

Bethesda and id Software dropped a teaser trailer today (below) announcing that Doom 3 is coming to PlayStation VR. It is not radically different from the original game but does sport new textures and sounds. The hud and a few other gameplay aspects.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

CDC to release guide for life after vaccination—with normalcy still far off

There are small steps toward normal life, but most activities are still out of bounds. Enlarge / Dr. Rochelle Walensky, President Joe Biden’s pick to head the Centers for Disease Control. (credit: Getty | Chip Somodevilla) The Centers for Di.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021