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Apple's New A6X iPad Chip Adopts PowerVR SGX 554MP4 Graphics

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AnandTech reports on an examination of the A6X chip found in the fourth-generation iPad. The work, performed by Kishonti Informatics, reveals that Apple has adopted Imagination Technologies' quad-core PowerVR SGX 554MP4 graphics in the new chip.The A6X retains the 128-bit wide memory interface of the A5X (and it keeps the...
Apple's New A6X iPad Chip Adopts PowerVR SGX 554MP4 Graphics
CPUs of the future: AMD partners with ARM, Intel designs a brain on a chip
NVIDIA Hates The Benchmark Game, But Lifts The Veil On Tegra 4 Performance Anyway

NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor details leaked: 4-plus-1 cores, 28nm, six times the power of Tegra 3

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NVIDIA's next superhero-themed mobile chipset has possibly made an early appearance in a leaked side in China, and it looks like it wants to go toe-to-toe with the latest processors from Samsung and Qualcomm. The Tegra 4 (codenamed Wayne) will apparently offer the same power-efficient 28nm process found on...
NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor details leaked: 4-plus-1 cores, 28nm, six times the power of Tegra 3

$349 Nvidia Shield mobile gaming console is high-powered and premium priced

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Nvidia debuted its Project Shield gaming console in January and now the full details are available. On Tuesday, the company announced that Nvidia Shield — it’s no longer a “project” — is available for early pre-orders at $349. People who registered for product updates can reserve their device, while the...
$349 Nvidia Shield mobile gaming console is high-powered and premium priced
FCC filing uncovers smaller, more powerful Apple TV

Nvidia launches its Qualcomm-killer: The Tegra 4i

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Nvidia has launched an integrated smartphone chip designed for mainstream smartphones in a bid to take on Qualcomm’s processor dominance in mobile handsets. The Tegra 4i is part of what will now be a family of Tegra 4 smartphone chips, with the 4 aimed at high-end phones and tablets and...
Nvidia launches its Qualcomm-killer: The Tegra 4i

All we know about Nvidia's next-generation Tegra chip

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Nvidia's Tegra 3 system-on-a-chip for smartphones and tablets is getting a bit long in the tooth, but the company still hasn't officially announced when its successor, an SoC codenamed "Wayne," will be available in shipping products. We expect an official announcement soon—perhaps even at Nvidia's press conference at CES—but...
All we know about Nvidia's next-generation Tegra chip

Intel Unveils New Low-Power Mobile Chip Designs

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Intel revealed its latest low-power chip architecture on Monday, continuing its push into competing in the mobile space. Dubbed “Silvermont,” the new design sets its sights squarely on devices like smartphones and tablets, which obviously have limitations on battery life and require system-on-a-chip specifications made with energy efficiency in mind....
Intel Unveils New Low-Power Mobile Chip Designs

An Amazon cloud rival lets users spec out their own servers

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Amazon's omnipresent cloud computing service has a new rival with an interesting take on how to provide virtual servers. Instead of offering several types of pre-defined instances—each with a certain amount of memory, storage, and CPU power—an infrastructure-as-a-service company called ProfitBricks lets customers spec out their own virtual machines. A...
An Amazon cloud rival lets users spec out their own servers
IBM deploys hot-water cooled supercomputer
How big is the cloud?

Apple A6 teardown shows custom, likely expensive CPU layout

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A teardown of the A6 processor inside the iPhone 5 suggests that Apple went to extraordinary efforts for processing speed, notes iFixit. The repair outfit has confirmed some basic details, such as the presence of 1GB of RAM, and a dual-core CPU matched by a triple-core GPU. Unusual, though, is...
Apple A6 teardown shows custom, likely expensive CPU layout
Apple TV's new, smaller A5 processor could be quietly momentous update
Xbox 720 may just be named 'Xbox' -- to help power 'X-Surface' tablet
PlayStation 4 design process began with software developers in 2007

AMD's new FX chips let gamers build faster PCs at lower prices

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Advanced Micro Devices Tuesday introduced 8-core FX series chips for desktops with prices under $200 in units of 1,000. The FX-8350 and FX-8320 chips are based on new Piledriver CPU cores and have clock speeds of up to 4.2GHz. The chips usually go into gaming systems and are unlocked,...
AMD's new FX chips let gamers build faster PCs at lower prices

AMD announces availability of its Elite A-Series APUs for notebook PCs

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AMD today announced the availability of its AMD Elite A-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs), formerly codenamed Richland. These processors, designed for use in notebook PCs, combine either two or four x86 CPU cores with a graphics engine derived from AMD's Radeon HD 8000 series of discrete GPUs on the...
AMD announces availability of its Elite A-Series APUs for notebook PCs
Nvidia officially unveils next-generation Tegra 4 SoC

Nvidia's Shield gaming handheld launches in June for $349

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Nvidia's Project Shield handheld gaming device, now called simply Shield, will be available for pre-order on May 20 priced at $349, though it won't ship to customers until the end of June. Shield takes the form of a console game controller with a 5-inch, pop-up screen that can display...
Nvidia's Shield gaming handheld launches in June for $349
Future of mobile CPUs part 2: What's ahead for the major players?

Web page rendering demo shows Texas Instruments’ OMAP5 processor running circles around Nvidia’s Tegra 3 chip

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Back in January, Texas Instruments vice president said his company’s upcoming OMAP 5 application processors for smartphones, tablets and e-readers is “way ahead of Apple”. Today, we’ve been given a glimpse of just how speedy this chip is compared to a typical mobile processor based on a quad-core ARM Cortex-A9...
Web page rendering demo shows Texas Instruments’ OMAP5 processor running circles around Nvidia’s Tegra 3 chip

Intel’s Haswell will include new multi-core enhancements

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With Ivy Bridge set to debut in just a few short months, Intel has begun to talk about what we can expect to see in Haswell. Haswell is the 22nmm successor to IB and is currently expected to debut in 2013. Haswell will include support for Intel’s Transactional Synchronization Extensions...
Intel’s Haswell will include new multi-core enhancements
Qualcomm Revamps Its Snapdragon Line, Unveils The High-End Snapdragon 800 And 600 Chipsets

Microsoft unveils Internet Explorer 9 developer preview with HTML5 support

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Microsoft today has released the first developer preview of Internet Explorer 9 at ietestdrive.com. It’s a very early look at the web browser, and consequently it has little in the way of a user interface. There’s no toolbar of any kind and no built-in security. The preview is instead...
Microsoft unveils Internet Explorer 9 developer preview with HTML5 support
Project Grey becomes Tegra 4i, Nvidia's latest play for smartphones
HP’s Z620 redefines the workstation

Nvidia announces Tegra 4, a quad-core A15 chip with 4G LTE connectivity for mobile devices

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Nvidia has announced the launch of Tegra 4, its latest mobile processor which company CEO Jen-Hsun Huang called its “worst kept secret”. The Tegra 4 has 72 GPU cores, 4 A15 CPU cores, and supports 4G LTE technology, while the chip is the world’s first quad core a15, using ARM’s latest technology....
Nvidia announces Tegra 4, a quad-core A15 chip with 4G LTE connectivity for mobile devices

Intel's Silvermont Architecture Revealed: Getting Serious About Mobile

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The most frustrating part about covering Intel's journey into mobile over the past five years is just how long it's taken to get here. The CPU cores used in Medfield, Clover Trail and Clover Trail+ are very similar to what Intel had with the first Atom in 2008. Obviously...
Intel's Silvermont Architecture Revealed: Getting Serious About Mobile

Qualcomm confirms Galaxy S 4 will ship with Snapdragon 600 SoC in the US

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Qualcomm confirmed Friday that the Samsung Galaxy S4 will come with a 1.9Ghz quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor, and it has said to Ars in an email that this particular variation of the handset will be the one that launches in the US. Yesterday at its official event, Samsung noted that it would...
Qualcomm confirms Galaxy S 4 will ship with Snapdragon 600 SoC in the US
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