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With a new Atom chip, Intel's smartphone BFF is ZTE

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After years of trying to crack the mobile market there are still relatively few smartphones with the “Intel Inside” branding. Last year was a bit of a breakthrough, however, as Intel silicon powered the Motorola Razr i handset. Yet few other handset makers have followed suit, leaving Intel with few...
With a new Atom chip, Intel's smartphone BFF is ZTE

iPhone 5's A6 chip has 2x CPU power, 2x graphics performance, yet consumes less energy

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Every new iPhone needs a new engine, and Tim Cook has just let slip some of the iPhone's A6 processor. He hinted at a significant shrinkage in transistor size, allowing the block of silicon to be 22 percent smaller and hence more energy-efficient, while also -- he claims --...
iPhone 5's A6 chip has 2x CPU power, 2x graphics performance, yet consumes less energy

Could tablets could outsell PCs by next year?

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At their current and expected growth rates, tablet computers are on pace to start outselling traditional form-factor PCs by the third quarter of 2013. The bold prediction comes from Horace Dediu, author of the always informative Asymco blog. Apple’s iPad will lead the way, with Android tablets following and Windows...
Could tablets could outsell PCs by next year?

Retina MacBook Pro Pushes the Limits of its Graphics Capabilities

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Just after the launch of the Retina MacBook Pro earlier this month, AnandTech provided a first glimpse of the machine's display performance, noting the various resolution options available to users and examining how its color and contrast compares to other notebooks. After having more time to analyze the new machine,...
Retina MacBook Pro Pushes the Limits of its Graphics Capabilities

More Details on Apple's New Orlando 'GPU Design Center'

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We've learned more details about Apple's new 'GPU Design Center' in Orlando, Florida, following our reporting from earlier this week. Sources told MacRumors that the engineers Apple hired recently were not laid off from AMD, but were instead actively recruited -- largely via their LinkedIn profiles. Apple is said to...
More Details on Apple's New Orlando 'GPU Design Center'

Rumors of a quad-core iPad 3 with LTE sound reasonable, but in NYC?

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Oh rumor mills, how we love to hate you. The latest of the iPad 3 rumors is floating around today, via CNBC. The news outlet is claiming that the device will be released next week, which isn’t off the mark from what we’ve heard, but it’s saying that we should...
Rumors of a quad-core iPad 3 with LTE sound reasonable, but in NYC?

Thoughts On Apple's Latest TV Efforts

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Earlier this week, a few reports emerged about Apple’s upcoming plans to disrupt the TV market. The first mentioned that Apple was trying to work with cable providers on finding new ways to distribute TV through its hardware, rather than trying to license content itself. The second report gave a...
Thoughts On Apple's Latest TV Efforts

Infinity Blade: Dungeons gameplay finally revealed, two months after teaser at Apple’s iPad launch

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Revealed at Apple’s iPad 3 launch event, Epic Games’ new Infinity Blade: Dungeons title has been forever ‘Coming Soon.’ Today, we can finally bring you some footage (via Jostiq) as to how the game will look, highlighting a shift from the previous titles in the franchise. Whereas previously you fought...
Infinity Blade: Dungeons gameplay finally revealed, two months after teaser at Apple’s iPad launch

Benchmarks on Third-Generation iPad Reveal 1 GHz CPU, 1 GB RAM

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In addition to the just-surfaced unboxing video of the new iPad, Tinhte.vn also posts Geekbench benchmarks of the device, revealing that the device's A5X system-on-a-chip contains a 1 GHz application processor and 1 GB of RAM. The new iPad received a total Geekbench score of 756, essentially identical to that...
Benchmarks on Third-Generation iPad Reveal 1 GHz CPU, 1 GB RAM

Blurry Photos Show Logic Board for Next-Generation iPhone with Shielding Removed

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Last week, a pair of photos surfaced showing what is claimed to be the logic board for the next-generation iPhone, although relatively little information could be gleaned from the photos due to shielding covering the majority of the component. Chinese site Sina.com now shares [Google translation] a new set of...
Blurry Photos Show Logic Board for Next-Generation iPhone with Shielding Removed
Promising new PC experiences, AMD launches its Richland combo graphics-microprocessor chips

Nvidia outlines Tegra, GPU roadmaps at GPU Tech Conference

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Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang speaking at the 2013 GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, CA unveiled the company's mobile Tegra chipset roadmap, and discussed future GPU technology in the pipeline for the company. Also shown was the rack mountable GRID Visual Computing Appliance (VCA), offering virtualized GPU computing and remote...
Nvidia outlines Tegra, GPU roadmaps at GPU Tech Conference
Apple moves 3 million third-generation iPads over launch weekend

Powerful thin clients may be alternative to PCs

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Thin clients introduced this week by Dell and Hewlett-Packard have faster processor than existing thin clients as well as high-definition graphics capabilities, so they could be alternatives to traditional PCs as computing continues moving to the cloud.The desk-side thin clients also have advanced virtualization features for virtual desktops to...
Powerful thin clients may be alternative to PCs

Powerful thin clients could turn into PC alternatives

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Thin clients introduced this week by Dell and Hewlett-Packard have faster processor than existing thin clients as well as high-definition graphics capabilities, so they could be alternatives to traditional PCs as computing continues moving to the cloud....
Powerful thin clients could turn into PC alternatives

8 Reasons Microsoft's Surface Is Better Than The iPad (AAPL, MSFT)

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The Surface is here, ready to shake up the tablet space. Is it worth giving up your iPad for Microsoft's new tablet--or opting for one instead of the market leader, if you're a first-time buyer? This is just the beginning for the Surface line: Right now, you can buy a...
8 Reasons Microsoft's Surface Is Better Than The iPad (AAPL, MSFT)

Intel's Haswell gets massive graphics performance boost

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Intel is expected to announce its fourth-generation Core processors code-named Haswell for laptops and desktops in June, but the company is already releasing teasers that talk about their performance.The Haswell laptop chip will deliver up to twice the graphics performance compared to third-generation Core processors code-named Ivy Bridge, according...
Intel's Haswell gets massive graphics performance boost

PC Magazine: iPhone 5 is world's fastest smartphone

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Benchmarks that rate RAM, processor speed, browser speed, JavaScript and graphics capabilities of various smartphone published by PC Magazine let the publication to declare the iPhone 5 "the fastest smartphone in the land" and able to substantially surpass rivals like Samsung's Galaxy S III and Motorola's Droid Razr M, the...
PC Magazine: iPhone 5 is world's fastest smartphone

Hands on: Fling Joystick for iPad and other tablets

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The Fling Joystick for iPad is one of the more interesting accessories available for the iPad and other tablets. With the graphics capabilities of tablets approaching console quality, the biggest hurdle facing in-depth gaming on capacitive touchscreen devices is the lack of physical controls. Similar comments were of course leveled...
Hands on: Fling Joystick for iPad and other tablets
Why Broadcom wants to be the smarts in your next smartphone

SGI Back From The Dead (Again) And Suing Tons Of Companies For Patent Infringement

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Back when I moved to Silicon Valley, Silicon Graphics Inc., (SGI) was still a hot place to work. They were still pumping out cool machines and had a reputation for a fun corporate culture. Of course, that collapsed pretty quickly over the next few years, as SGI totally misjudged the...
SGI Back From The Dead (Again) And Suing Tons Of Companies For Patent Infringement

Lenovo's Really Ridiculously Big-Looking Table PC to Ship in Late June

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Remember this guy — the giant “table PC” Lenovo showed off at International CES this year? It’s now this much closer to your coffee table — or, replacing your coffee table. Lenovo today announced the Horizon is available for preorder and is expected to ship in late June. Prices start...
Lenovo's Really Ridiculously Big-Looking Table PC to Ship in Late June

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: The New iPad Will Clobber Windows 8 Tablets, Says Analyst (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Up With MarketsMarkets are up on sentiment that a Greek bond swap will succeed and a credit event will occur. Consumers seem to be more bullish about the economy as well....
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: The New iPad Will Clobber Windows 8 Tablets, Says Analyst (MSFT)

Apple is rushing to finalize apps for onstage iPad 3 demos and commercials

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Now that the beans have been, mostly, spilled with regards to the early March announcement of the iPad 3, more information is coming forward about Apple’s preparations for the event. Sources with knowledge of the matter have informed The Next Web that the company is in ‘crunch mode’ when it comes to...
Apple is rushing to finalize apps for onstage iPad 3 demos and commercials

Apple to Introduce iPad 3 in First Week of March

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AllThingsD, which has an accurate track record in revealing Apple's new product media events, is reporting that Apple will hold an event to launch the iPad 3 in the first week of March.Sources say the company has chosen the first week in March to debut the successor to the...
Apple to Introduce iPad 3 in First Week of March
Review: The 2012 MacBook Air soars with Ivy Bridge

42% of iPad owners plan to buy an iPad 3 and over 50% of potential buyers want a better battery

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This week brings the announcement of Apple’s new tablet, likely to be the iPad 3. The new tablet has a host of rumored features like a Retina display, larger casing housing a bigger battery, LTE connectivity, a quad-or-dual-core processor with better graphics capabilities and more. But will any of these...
42% of iPad owners plan to buy an iPad 3 and over 50% of potential buyers want a better battery
AT&T confirms Galaxy Note II lands Nov. 9th for $300, preorders start Oct. 25

Up close and personal: What the new iPad’s Retina display looks like under a microscope

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As Apple fans begin to unwrap their A5X-powered iPads this morning (like Christmas, but in March), they are going to be getting to grips with its new A5X processor and its improved graphics capabilities, new and improved cameras, and the superbly vivid Retina display. Apple has an entire section on...
Up close and personal: What the new iPad’s Retina display looks like under a microscope

Xbox 720 Will Reportedly Throw Lots Of Processing Power At The Video Game Console Crisis

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Home video game consoles seem somewhat quaint at this point, and it’s not an issue of graphics capabilities or raw power, on which scales they both still beat out mobile devices. But in terms of content delivery, smartphones and tablets blow away the old guard of the video games field....
Xbox 720 Will Reportedly Throw Lots Of Processing Power At The Video Game Console Crisis
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