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A peak inside Apple's new A6 processor: a whole new custom Apple design

Intel officially launches Haswell processors, touts 15% better performance and 50% more battery

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Intel has officially launched Haswell, its fourth-generation of core processors, promising a range of performance and specs across the board. The firm says that the CPU cores can deliver a 15 percent improvement in performance, 50 percent more active battery life and three-times more time on standby compared to its...
Intel officially launches Haswell processors, touts 15% better performance and 50% more battery

Invasion of the tabletop tablets: Are these fiendishly clever hybrids the ultimate family PCs?

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Windows 8 has spurred a lot of unusual hardware designs, but few are as intriguing as the tabletop tablet. Imagine a full-fledged all-in-one PC that lies flat on whatever surface you have handy. It's a design that offers all the screen real estate and CPU performance of a touchscreen...
Invasion of the tabletop tablets: Are these fiendishly clever hybrids the ultimate family PCs?

Slimmer 13-Inch and 15-Inch MacBook Pros Reportedly in Production

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Claims of redesigned MacBook Pro models continue to surface ahead of the official launch of Intel's Ivy Bridge chips, and Digitimes now reports that slimmer versions of the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro are currently in production. Notably, the report claims that the MacBook Pro line will remain distinct from...
Slimmer 13-Inch and 15-Inch MacBook Pros Reportedly in Production

AMD Trinity laptop review roundup: beats Ivy Bridge on gaming, but CPU lets the herd down

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If you've been following AMD's game plan over the last couple of years, then you probably won't be totally shocked by what follows. That said, reviewers' verdicts of the new high-end Trinity laptop APU, the 2.3GHz quad-core A10-4600M, do include some dizzying highs and despairing lows, which are still...
AMD Trinity laptop review roundup: beats Ivy Bridge on gaming, but CPU lets the herd down
Ambarella enables video cameras with crazy 4K video resolution

AMD tumbles further, ended 2012 with net loss of $1.18 billion

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On the same day AMD announced it snagged two new executives, it also announced its fourth-quarter earnings. And as anyone who’s followed the company in recent months has come to expect—the report hasn't been pretty. The company said Tuesday its annual revenue came in at $5.4 billion, down 17 percent...
AMD tumbles further, ended 2012 with net loss of $1.18 billion

Google's Android emulator gets updated with GPU support, better CPU performance

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Google brought some improvements to its Android emulator when it updated the SDK last month, but it's now back with an even bigger update that's sure to please developers. The latest version finally adds built-in GPU support, which Google says will help the emulator better keep pace with current...
Google's Android emulator gets updated with GPU support, better CPU performance

Google announces faster Android emulator with improved hardware support

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Today Google has announced over on the Android Developers blog an updated Android emulator with improved hardware support for developers. The first new feature in the updated emulator is built-in GPU support for Android 4.0.4. The post explained: With Android’s growing reliance on using the GPU to improve performance,...
Google announces faster Android emulator with improved hardware support
AMD's new Hondo CPUs aren't quite a perfect fit for Windows 8 tablets
Apple announces 'fourth-generation iPad'

Apple to Update MacBook Pro and MacBook Air in June 2013

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DigiTimes reports that Apple has signaled Taiwan-based suppliers that both the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air series will see revisions in June 2013. As noted by our buyers guide, this would put the updates in line within the expected timeframes. DigiTimes' sources also reveal that the new MacBook Airs won't...
Apple to Update MacBook Pro and MacBook Air in June 2013

Best Buy taking $50 off iPhone 5, 16GB models starting at just $150

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From 9to5toys: Best Buy is taking $50 off all Apple iPhone 5 models with a 2 year contract.  The 16GB model starts at just $149.  This is the largest discount we’ve seen thus far for the all new iPhone 5. Source: Best Buy Features: At 7.6 mm and 112...
Best Buy taking $50 off iPhone 5, 16GB models starting at just $150
AMD launches quad-core embedded chip for smart TVs and set-top boxes

MSI debuts AMD Richland processors in new gaming laptop line

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Computer manufacturer MSI Computer Corp, products and solutions, unveils the new and refreshed GX70 and GX60, the world's first AMD Richland A10-5750M powered gaming laptops. The new processor also increases battery life and CPU performance in both the 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch models....    ...
MSI debuts AMD Richland processors in new gaming laptop line

Intel's Haswell CPUs will fit in everything from tablets to servers

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Information about Intel's next-generation processor architecture, codenamed Haswell, has been leaking steadily for some time, but presentations at today's Intel Developer Forum (IDF) are finally giving us details on what to expect from the fourth-generation Core processors when they launch in 2013. Haswell is a "tock", in Intel parlance—a completely...
Intel's Haswell CPUs will fit in everything from tablets to servers

Custom CPU core design in iPhone 5 marks an Apple first

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More details of the iPhone 5 CPU emerged this week, confirming Apple's claimed performance gains. But more importantly, they are the first indications of the impact of Apple's custom chip design, rather than relying on standardized cores licensed from ARM. With the iPhone 5's A6 CPU, Apple has taken...
Custom CPU core design in iPhone 5 marks an Apple first

Big Data To Drive $232 Billion In IT Spending Through 2016

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Big data will drive $232 billion in spending through 2016. It will directly or indirectly drive $96 billion of worldwide IT spending in 2012, and is forecast to drive $120 billion of IT spending in 2013. Gartner Research published the results today. They draw several conclusions from their research: Big...
Big Data To Drive $232 Billion In IT Spending Through 2016

AMD Trinity review roundup: good bang for your entry level buck

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It's never easy playing second fiddle, but AMD is trying their best to keep Intel on their toes with its latest line of Trinity desktop chips. We were introduced to the Trinity last week, but now the official reviews are in from the usual specialist sites. The consensus seems...
AMD Trinity review roundup: good bang for your entry level buck

Qualcomm Atheros flaunts 802.11ac WiFi module for Snapdragon S4

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The 802.11ac WiFi standard is an alphabetical step backwards, but for high-bandwidth tasks like 1080p streaming it's claimed to wipe the face off 802.11n. Qualcomm Atheros wants its share of the billion unit pie and has just launched a series of products to flesh out its 802.11ac ecosystem. Top...
Qualcomm Atheros flaunts 802.11ac WiFi module for Snapdragon S4
Adapteva turns to Kickstarter to fund massively parallel processor

Ivy Bridge benchmarks: CPU boosted 5-15 percent, onboard GPU handles Skyrim

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We've heard whispers of Ivy Bridge's benchmarking prowess, but now we have more comprehensive and independent test results of a Core i7 3770K CPU, courtesy of AnandTech. The conclusion? The upgrade is "quite good," which is Anand Lal Shimpi's way of describing a 5-15 percent boost in CPU performance...
Ivy Bridge benchmarks: CPU boosted 5-15 percent, onboard GPU handles Skyrim

Samsung Galaxy S III Performance Preview: It's Fast

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Earlier today Samsung unveiled its Galaxy S III, at the heart of which is Samsung's new Exynos 4 Quad SoC. Fortunately we got a ton of hands on time with the device at Samsung's unpacked event in London and are able to bring you a full performance preview of...
Samsung Galaxy S III Performance Preview: It's Fast

Updated MacBook Pro to See Significant Performance Boost with Ivy Bridge

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Amid swirling rumors of an imminent update for the 15-inch MacBook Pro driven by a claimed April 29 launch date for Intel's quad-core mobile Ivy Bridge processors, CPU World reports that benchmarking of one of the chips likely to appear in the new MacBook Pro shows fairly significant improvements in...
Updated MacBook Pro to See Significant Performance Boost with Ivy Bridge

Briefly: Vellamo adds CPU tests, Verizon smartphone roadmap

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Vellamo, a tool for benchmarking mobile browser performance on Android devices, has been updated with a CPU performance test. The new Metal Chapter test measures the subsystem performance of mobile processors through a collection of click-and-go tests. Vellamo can now rate scrolling and zooming, 3D graphics, video performance, peak bandwidth...
Briefly: Vellamo adds CPU tests, Verizon smartphone roadmap
AMD grabs more mobile CPU talent, opening a path to phones and tablets
Google upgrades Android emulator with better performance and hardware support

A Faster Emulator with Better Hardware Support

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[This post is by Xavier Ducrohet and Reto Meier of the Android engineering team. — Tim Bray.]The Android emulator is a key tool for Android developers in building and testing their apps. As the power and diversity of Android devices has grown quickly, it’s been hard for the emulator keep...
A Faster Emulator with Better Hardware Support

Intel's New Ivy Bridge: More Power in Less Chip

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After months of industry anticipation, Intel today released the first of its next-generation Ivy Bridge desktop and laptop processors. So what does it mean for computer buyers? Faster performance, longer battery life and better, more affordable graphics in computers hitting the market in the coming months. Ivy Bridge delivers...
Intel's New Ivy Bridge: More Power in Less Chip

Intel Launches Haswell Processors Ahead of WWDC Mac Updates

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Intel today officially announced the launch of its latest family of Core processors, formerly known as "Haswell". The new processors are making their way into a number of new computers, and are expected to be included in Apple's next-generation Macs, some of which are likely to make their debuts at...
Intel Launches Haswell Processors Ahead of WWDC Mac Updates
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