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  • Samsung A9 enters fray for more powerful mobile devices

    Samsung announced that it is entering the arena for dual-core mobile processors. Joining rival platforms like the Qualcomm Snapdragon and the Tegra 2, Samsung will soon have a dual-core A9 processor--codenamed "Orion"--available for smartphones and tablets.

    Written by Tony Bradley08 Sept. 10 01:46
  • LG announces smartphones with dual-core processor

    LG Electronics on Tuesday announced a new series of smartphones with next-generation dual-core processors, which should provide a big leap in performance while maintaining device battery life.

    Written by Agam Shah08 Sept. 10 03:00
  • Samsung announces dual-core mobile processor

    Samsung has announced a dual-core application processor for tablets PCs, netbooks and smartphones that will be able to handle 1080p video playback and recording, the company said on Tuesday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs08 Sept. 10 06:49
  • Where will Apple's A4 chip go next?

    Apple's internally developed A4 chip could be implemented in new devices such as low-power servers, TVs or even communications or entertainment boxes, if the company tries to expand the chip's footprint, analysts said.

    Written by Agam Shah04 Sept. 10 06:00
  • HP, Hynix to jointly bring next-gen memory to market

    Hewlett-Packard today announced that it has entered into a joint development agreement with Hynix Semiconductor to develop and bring memristor, a new circuit element first demonstrated in HP Labs, to market in future memory products.

    Written by Lucas Mearian02 Sept. 10 03:47
  • Intel ups speed with two new desktop processors

    Intel has added speed to its low-end processors, introducing new low-end Pentium and Core i3 processors running at the fastest clock speeds the company has put on its consumer microprocessors.

    Written by Agam Shah31 Aug. 10 06:34
  • Intel's upcoming laptop chips will play Blu-ray 3D

    Intel's upcoming next-generation laptop chips will have a dozen new features to improve graphics performance and will be able to play Blu-ray 3D movies, the company said on Thursday.

    Written by Agam Shah27 Aug. 10 06:50
  • AMD to test upcoming netbook processors in servers

    Advanced Micro Devices is considering the implementation of its upcoming low-power netbook chips based on the new Bobcat architecture in low-end servers, the company said this week.

    Written by Agam Shah27 Aug. 10 01:40
  • AMD details next-generation server chip architecture

    Advanced Micro Devices on Tuesday shared details about its next-generation chip architecture code-named Bulldozer, which will form the basis for its upcoming 16-core server processors.

    Written by Agam Shah24 Aug. 10 14:07
  • Intel releases faster dual-core Atom netbook processor

    Intel on Monday released a dual-core Atom N550 processor, which the company says will bring improved application and graphics performance to netbooks while retaining long battery life.

    Written by Agam Shah24 Aug. 10 01:07
  • NAND flash memory pricing to plummet to $1 per GB

    After two years of inflated prices, NAND flash memory prices are expected to dip down to a key $1 per gigabyte level, according to a new report by research firm iSuppli.

    Written by Lucas Mearian20 Aug. 10 02:50
  • Intel's McAfee acquisition a mobile play

    Intel's acquisition of security company McAfee could help the chip maker make a splash in the handheld and embedded markets, in which the company has struggled to establish a presence, according to analysts.

    Written by Agam Shah20 Aug. 10 06:50