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Now Sony Is Going To Make Android Phones With Giant Screens, Just Like Samsung (SNE)

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Sony is expected to launch a new line of smartphones at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. A pair of Android-powered Xperia phones leaked via Xperia Blog. The smartphones are pretty powerful and should help to keep Sony relevant in 2013. The Xperia Z "Yuga" and a sleeker...
Now Sony Is Going To Make Android Phones With Giant Screens, Just Like Samsung (SNE)

Dell's Haswell offerings include a convertible Ultrabook and a 27-inch AiO with a discrete graphics processor

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Dell is jumping on the Haswell train in a big way. The company announced at Computex a raft of new consumer and commercial notebook and desktop PCs that will be powered by Intel's fourth-generation Core processors. Desktops Dell remains committed to the desktop PC--and not just with all-in-one offerings....
Dell's Haswell offerings include a convertible Ultrabook and a 27-inch AiO with a discrete graphics processor

Acer bets big on Haswell: Announces more than 20 products based on Intel's 4th-generation Core processor

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When it comes to Intel's fourth-generation Core processor, Acer is sticking its neck out further than most manufacturers, banking on Intel's promise of dramatic battery-life improvement to help it sell 23 new models in its Aspire notebook and Ultrabook line, along with six new desktop PCs. Acer released information...
Acer bets big on Haswell: Announces more than 20 products based on Intel's 4th-generation Core processor

Nvidia's GTX Titan brings supercomputing performance to consumers

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Nvidia's new GTX Titan is a supercomputing graphics processor repurposed for the consumer space. Details, specifications, and a discussion of how this card fits into Nvidia's GeForce lineup are all available inside....
Nvidia's GTX Titan brings supercomputing performance to consumers

Born to be breached: the worst passwords are still the most common

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Despite the many, many cautionary tales we hear every day of e-mail, social media, and other Internet accounts being compromised, some people still haven't heeded the warnings about using easily-guessed passwords. And it isn't just the non-technical masses that are leaving themselves vulnerable. I've railed in the past against the...
Born to be breached: the worst passwords are still the most common

Loren Brichter: Designs on the future of iOS apps

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When is a word game for the iPhone not just entertainment but an experiment into the future how mobile apps work? When it’s a game made by mobile developer and designer Loren Brichter. At 28, he’s already left quite a stamp on mobile interfaces: he’s the guy who invented that neat...
Loren Brichter: Designs on the future of iOS apps
Possible new MacBook Pro specs label surfaces: 2560 x 1600 display, USB 3.0 ports, thin as Air

A6X chip in Apple's new iPad has quad-core PowerVR SGX 554 GPU

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The performance of Apple's fourth-generation iPad has received a significant boost thanks to the PowerVR SGX 554 graphics processor hidden inside its new A6X chip....
A6X chip in Apple's new iPad has quad-core PowerVR SGX 554 GPU

Cloud Paging Startup Numecent Emerges from Stealth, Spins Off Gaming Startup Approxy

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When you think about the way cloud computing works, there’s a logical progression to it, which when taken to a logical extreme looks a little like this. First your data migrates to the cloud, and you interact with it via software that runs locally on your own machine. Then your...
Cloud Paging Startup Numecent Emerges from Stealth, Spins Off Gaming Startup Approxy
What's inside the iPhone 5′s A6 SoC?
‘Xbox Surface’ 7-inch tablet said to be on tap for Microsoft event

AMD thinks beyond PCs with new custom chip business unit

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Armed with a contract to build chips for Sony's PlayStation 4 gaming console, Advanced Micro Devices has now officially established a custom-chip business unit in an effort to break away from its heavy reliance on the slumping PC market.AMD is staking its future on the custom-chip business, which will...
AMD thinks beyond PCs with new custom chip business unit

Nvidia Readies Its First Chip With LTE Built In

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Qualcomm has a little more competition in the market for chips that can power the latest smartphones. Nvidia is announcing on Tuesday the Tegra 4i, its first chip to integrate a modem that can support LTE network capabilities. The chip is now sampling, with a few phones using the chip...
Nvidia Readies Its First Chip With LTE Built In

MIPS sale and patent deal show how weird the chip world has become

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Two chip industry deals finalized Tuesday are further evidence that the old guard in the microprocessor industry is on the run. Imagination, the graphics processor IP company, has said it will acquire MIPS, the creator of an alternative architecture for the chips inside computers and embedded devices, in a deal...
MIPS sale and patent deal show how weird the chip world has become
Nvidia investing in 'once in a lifetime opportunities' in mobile

ST-Ericsson puts next-gen LTE technology on new quad-core smartphone processor

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ST-Ericsson has cranked its forthcoming smartphone processor up to 3GHz. The quad-core NovaThor L8580 will include a PowerVR graphics processor and an LTE modem with support VoLTE (Voice over LTE) and next-generation LTE technology carrier aggregation....
ST-Ericsson puts next-gen LTE technology on new quad-core smartphone processor

DigiTimes: Samsung Exynos tech at core of next iPhone?

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Notorious source DigiTimes, citing its usual Chinese manufacturing contacts, claimed that Apple's next-generation iPhone will be powered by a quad-core ARM processor based off of Samsung's Exynos 4 architecture. Other details, such as clock speed, or graphics processor technologies, were not provided. Analysts expect that Apple's move to a quad-core...
DigiTimes: Samsung Exynos tech at core of next iPhone?
The fourth-generation iPad's new GPU is a quad-core monster

Nvidia Posts Strong Quarter, Guidance

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Nvidia Corp. posted strong second-quarter results and third-quarter revenue guidance as the chip maker benefits from its new graphics processor and its push into the mobile market. The Silicon Valley company reported revenue at the top end of its guidance, while earnings topped analysts’ expectations. In addition, its current-period sales...
Nvidia Posts Strong Quarter, Guidance

At 6.1-inches, Huawei's Ascend Mate smartphone swings at Samsung

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Did you think the 5.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Note was too big? How about the Galaxy Note 2 with its 5.5-inch display. It doesn’t really matter because Huawei’s Ascend Mate is the new king of “phablets”, the horribly named class of handhelds that are part phone and part tablet. Huawei earns...
At 6.1-inches, Huawei's Ascend Mate smartphone swings at Samsung

Apple's next act: Changing PC buying habits

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Nvidia inside: Apple's latest MacBook laptops have an Nvidia graphics processor next to their Intel chips, which puts the spotlight on graphics chips as an important part of today's basic computer system. Image: Apple With all the presidential campaign talk about American exceptionalism, it might be easy to forget that...
Apple's next act: Changing PC buying habits
Microsoft once again said to be readying a 7-inch 'Xbox Surface' gaming tablet
Trying to have it all: Acer's Timeline M5 gaming Ultrabook

Researchers get CPUs and GPUs talking, boost PC performance by 20 percent

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How do you fancy a 20 percent boost to your processor's performance? Research from the North Carolina State University claims to offer just that. Despite the emergence of fused architechture SoCs, the CPU and GPU cores typically still work independently. The University hoped that by assigning tasks based on...
Researchers get CPUs and GPUs talking, boost PC performance by 20 percent
"Cloud gaming" has a future--just maybe not in the cloud

Intel's Enemies Plan To Make Your Computer A Whole Lot Faster (INTC, AMD)

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A group of Intel's enemies have banded together to come up with a better way to build more powerful computer chips. The members of this new club are AMD, ARM, Imagination, MediaTek and Texas Instruments and they call themselves the HSA Foundation. If they succeed, we could be treated to...
Intel's Enemies Plan To Make Your Computer A Whole Lot Faster (INTC, AMD)

Sony announces PlayStation 4 with 8-core x86 processor, 8GB GDDR5 memory and DualShock 4 controller

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Today at a gaming event in New York City, Sony announced the PlayStation 4. Sony’s Andy House says that it is the ‘most powerful platform ever’. “The living room is no longer the center of the PlayStation universe, the gamer is,” says House. “Every facet of PlayStation will continue to...
Sony announces PlayStation 4 with 8-core x86 processor, 8GB GDDR5 memory and DualShock 4 controller
Op-ed: AMD may be facing irrelevance
Confirmed: Apple's A6 uses triple-core GPU

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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