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NVIDIA announces GeForce GTX 770 for under $400, says it's faster than last year's GTX 680

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It probably won't come as a huge surprise, given the GTX 780's appearance last week, but today's launch of the GTX 770 nevertheless brings us a very interesting product. The card is claimed to be about five percent faster than last year's much more expensive flagship, the GTX 680,...
NVIDIA announces GeForce GTX 770 for under $400, says it's faster than last year's GTX 680
Texas Instruments Announces New Partnerships For OMAP5, But Wait…There’s More
Samsung unveils Exynos 5 Dual, the first Cortex-A15 SoC

Why performance will help Google steal cloud customers from Amazon

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This week’s announcement by Google of its new Google Compute Engine cloud offering is a big deal, and GigaOM’s coverage to date has been pretty spot on. However, having read the excellent coverage by Om Malik and Derrick Harris, as well as some interesting analysis on other sites (like here and here), I’m stuck with...
Why performance will help Google steal cloud customers from Amazon
Purported Galaxy S IV pictures leak on a Chinese forum

Hands on with ZTE's Grand S LTE smartphone

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We stopped by the ZTE booth to check out a new smartphone the company hopes to bring into a number of new markets. The high-end device hasn't been confirmed for the US market yet, however. Its specs are certainly impressive, however, with a five-inch, 1080p resolution touchscreen and a fast...
Hands on with ZTE's Grand S LTE smartphone

What Would You Do With 48 Cores? | AMD at Work

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What Would You Do With 48 Cores? | AMD at Work

Low-end Android phones gain dual cores and high-res

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Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics have announced new mid- and low-end Android-based smartphones. Samsung hopes to attract users with a dual-core processor, while LG is putting Android 4.0 on some of its new phones from day one....
Low-end Android phones gain dual cores and high-res

Moving beyond silicon to break the MegaHertz barrier

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We're rapidly closing in on a decade since the first desktop processors cleared the 3GHz mark, but in a stunning break from earlier progress, the clock speed of the top processors has stayed roughly in the same neighborhood since. Meanwhile, the feature shrinks that have at least added additional...
Moving beyond silicon to break the MegaHertz barrier

ARM intros low-power, quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 variant

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ARM on Tuesday rolled out a unique variant on the Cortex-A15 designed to bring the next-generation chip to shelves faster and with less power use. A new hard macro variant that has fixed specifications, including quad cores clocked at 2GHz based on a 28 nanometer TSMC-made (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company)...
ARM intros low-power, quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 variant

Apple sneakily debuts 32nm A5 in new iPad 2, Apple TV

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With an illusory flourish that only Apple could pull off — “Focus your attention on this shiny iPad 3!” — the magicians of Cupertino have quietly started shipping iOS devices with 32nm A5 SoCs. So far, the new $399 iPad 2 and third-generation Apple TV have been confirmed to use...
Apple sneakily debuts 32nm A5 in new iPad 2, Apple TV

AMD Radeon HD 7750, 7770 GHz Edition hit entry level video

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AMD took its Radeon HD 7000 series to the starter level quickly on Wednesday. The Radeon HD 7750 and 7750 GHz Edition step back in visual processor counts versus the 6700 line, from 720 and 800 cores to 512 and 640 respectively, but make up for it through more than...
AMD Radeon HD 7750, 7770 GHz Edition hit entry level video

PanaCast brings panoramic HD video to conference calls in the palm of your hand for $599 (hands-on)

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Video chats have become quite popular these days, whether you're using Facetime, Skype or are attending a Google Hangout. One problem with those platforms is that they provide a limited field of view and that view is static for attendees. PanaCast solves that problem with some unique hardware and...
PanaCast brings panoramic HD video to conference calls in the palm of your hand for $599 (hands-on)

Week in Microsoft: multicore OS rewrites, WinPhone 7 casualties, IE security

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A Microsoft engineer last week said that to properly handle multicore processors, future operating systems should discard the multitasking systems of today, in favor of dedicating cores to specific tasks. This seems more than a little surprising.The lack of native code development on Windows Phone 7 Series was always...
Week in Microsoft: multicore OS rewrites, WinPhone 7 casualties, IE security

Samsung at CES: Flexible displays, low-power LCDs, and all-new CPU designs

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Samsung’s CES keynote was an all-around look at the work the company is doing on a variety of fronts. CPU technology was front and center, including the announcement of the new Exynos 5 Octa. This new chip is the first SoC to implement ARM’s big.LITTLE architecture from any manufacturer. The Exynos...
Samsung at CES: Flexible displays, low-power LCDs, and all-new CPU designs

Intel researchers work on 48-core processors for smartphones

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Researchers from Intel are working on processors for mobile devices which will use high numbers of cores. The lab hopes to put a 48-core chip into a smartphone or tablet, dwarfing the dual and quad-core processors currently used, and suggest such a technology could hit the market within the next...
Intel researchers work on 48-core processors for smartphones

New MacBook Pro models are out now

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Filed under: Macbook ProAfter an early morning bit of store downtime, Apple has released new MacBook Pro models this morning, as rumored/longed for/expected lo these many weeks. The 15" and 17" models now use the i5 and i7 Intel dual-core processors (at 2.53GHz or 2.66Ghz, respectively -- gigahertz numbers no...
New MacBook Pro models are out now

Slightly Smaller Apple TV 3,2 (A1469) Contains A5X SoC, BCM4334 Combo

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Yesterday along with iOS 6.1 being pushed to iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches, Apple released an update to the Apple TV 2,1 and 3,1, and curiously enough released another image for an unannounced Apple TV 3,2 product with model A1469. Originally it was assumed this was an international release...
Slightly Smaller Apple TV 3,2 (A1469) Contains A5X SoC, BCM4334 Combo

Asus drops quad-core Tegra 3 in favor of dual-core S4 in new Transformer tablet

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In a move that will shock and disgust bleeding-edge technophiles everywhere, Asus has announced at Mobile World Congress 2012 that its new Transformer Pads — the high-end Infinity Series — will use the recently-announced dual-core Qualcomm S4 SoC. The critically acclaimed Transformer Prime, the Infinity Series’ predecessor which was released...
Asus drops quad-core Tegra 3 in favor of dual-core S4 in new Transformer tablet

Hands-on demo with TI's OMAP5 platform at MWC (video)

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It's TI's time to brag. We first met OMAP5 when the company's VP of the OMAP division, Remi El-Ouazzane, unveiled the developer's reference platform on our stage at CES. While there, he boasted OMAP5 as "the greatest platform on Earth right now," but we were given only a few...
Hands-on demo with TI's OMAP5 platform at MWC (video)

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 review round-up: 'just get here if you can'

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While the world still waits for the GTX 680 to reach Newegg, NVIDIA has pushed ahead with the next card down in its stack: the $399 GTX 670. This more affordable card keeps most of the main Kepler credentials intact, but it necessarily makes a few compromises on the...
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 review round-up: 'just get here if you can'

Origin PC gives EON15-S, EON17-S a Kepler-based GeForce GTX 680M, games get a shot in the arm

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We hope you didn't pull the trigger too quickly on one of the higher-end configurations for an EON15-S or EON17-S, because Origin PC just revamped its two gaming laptops extraordinaire with NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 680M -- a chipset so fresh that NVIDIA itself hasn't made a full public reveal...
Origin PC gives EON15-S, EON17-S a Kepler-based GeForce GTX 680M, games get a shot in the arm

Intel Silvermont: next-gen mobile CPU's three times as fast and more energy efficient

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ARM's long been the dominant form of silicon in mobile devices, but Intel aims to change that with its next-generation Atom chip design codenamed Silvermont. According to Intel, the new architecture will enable CPUs that operate at up to three times the speed of existing models, while (in some...
Intel Silvermont: next-gen mobile CPU's three times as fast and more energy efficient

Samsung Galaxy S III LTE with quad-core Exynos comes to three Korean carriers July 9th

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While in the US our LTE-equipped Galaxy S IIIs are packing dual-core Snapdragon S4 processors, the (so far) Korean-only Galaxy S III LTE that combines the quad-core Exynos processor of the international model with high speed data finally has a release date -- July 9th. Samsung's post indicates three...
Samsung Galaxy S III LTE with quad-core Exynos comes to three Korean carriers July 9th

AMD teases next-gen Steamroller CPU, aims to Bulldoze the competition

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AMD's Bulldozer CPUs remind us of Betamax (or MiniDisc), in that its superlative design hasn't been embraced thanks to one or two humbling limitations. However, Mark Papermaster, Sunnyvale's new CTO, took to the stage at Hot Chips to show how he's changing the situation with the third-generation Steamroller architecture....
AMD teases next-gen Steamroller CPU, aims to Bulldoze the competition

NVIDIA intros GeForce 600M with Kepler, touts ultrabook cred

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NVIDIA has paired up the GeForce GTX 680 launched Thursday with its first notebook graphics sharing the same Kepler architecture. The GeForce GT 640M LE, GT 640M, GT 650M, and GTX 660M all use the new 28-nanometer building process both to be smaller and cooler than their ancestors as well...
NVIDIA intros GeForce 600M with Kepler, touts ultrabook cred

Renesas hopes to put powerful ARM processor in cars

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Renesas Electronics' latest system-on-a-chip has eight ARM processing cores to help next-generation, in-car infotainment systems handle multiple streams of 1080p video and augmented reality apps....
Renesas hopes to put powerful ARM processor in cars

Samsung Galaxy S4′s Quad-Core/Octa-Core Chipsets Are Focused On Efficiency And LTE

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Much about the the Galaxy S4, Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, is the company remixing its Galaxy SIII formula — with no big changes to the design or UI look and feel, and new software features such as face tracking additions like Smart Scroll and Smart Pause that add to and...
Samsung Galaxy S4′s Quad-Core/Octa-Core Chipsets Are Focused On Efficiency And LTE

LG Optimus 4X hands-on

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The quad-cores have arrived and the first out of the blocks is LG's sequel to its dual-core Optimus 2X. The Korean phone maker has apparently recruited its "best engineers "on this wafer-thin slab of power and it shows; the phone is light and slim. It's taken a detour from...
LG Optimus 4X hands-on
AT&T first to announce LG Optimus G in the US
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