NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 Chipset Might be “Reference Design” for Honeycomb

Looking ahead at the tablet war about to go down in 2011, one name will figure very prominently in the battle: Nvidia's Tegra 2 processor. The dual-core ARM Cortex A9 chipset will offer performance and experiences like we've only dreamed of thus far. The Snapdragon stuff we've been drooling ...

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Broadcom Releases New Dual Core Platform for Android!

The Dual Core race is at our doorstep, finally. Despite our deepest wishes to see a dual core device in 2010, it seems that we will have to wait just a few more weeks, for 2011.  But fear not, we won’t wait long once the new year starts. We’ve seen nVidia’s Tegra 2 chipset, ...

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DigiTimes: Acer, Asustek Computer, Toshiba and Samsung to Use Tegra 2 for Tablets in 2011

The NVIDIA Tegra 2 chipset is poised to become the de facto benchmark for mobile processors in the new year. Already expected on a number of devices such as the LG Star and Motorola tablet, DigiTimes says we should add Acer, Asustek Computer, Toshiba and Samsung to the list.

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nVidia CEO talks tablets, Android, and the future of computing.

"This isn't a fad. Everybody's building tablets because it's just so important. Car companies are working on tablets, consumer electronics companies are working on tablets, computer companies are working on tablets, and communications companies are working on tablets. The medical industry is ...

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Mobinnova Beam Drops Windows CE in Favor of Android

As Laptop Magazine recently discovered, Mobinnova, an upstart smartphone and soon-to-be notebook producer, has dropped Windows CE in favor of Android for its upcoming Mobinnova Beam. The Beam is an 8.9″ netbook that is powered by a 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, 256 MB of RAM and a 512 MB ...

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Next Generation Tegra Showcased in Android Tablet

At CES 2010, NVIDIA displayed a 7-inch Android tablet by Compal. This tablet is a concept design featuring NVIDIA’s new, Next Generation Tegra processor. The tablet features Android 2.1, WiFi, a SIM slot, an HDMI-out port and plays full HD video.

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Flash Player 10 Coming to Android in October

Adobe’s Flash Player 10 is coming to Android, officially.  No more speculation or hoping… we are a ‘go’ for launch. During a recent earnings call for Adobe, President and CEO Shantanu Naraye announced that Flash Mobile 10 will arriving in beta form this October.  The ...

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Intel Acquires Wind River for $884 Million

Two founding member of the Open Handset Alliance are now going to be one in the same.  Intel has agreed to acquire Wind River Systems Inc, and all of the outstanding Wind River common stock at $11.50 per share. The cash deal is worth approximately $884 million. This acquisition will bring us ...

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New Intel Chips to Put Smartphones on Par with Laptop Performance

If Intel’s new Medfield project works like they hope, smart phone performance will rival that of laptops over the next two years.  Much like NVIDIA’s “system on a chip” Tegra, Intel is aiming to bring high performance, low cost processors to handsets and internet ...

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Tegra APX Series to Bring HD to Android Handsets

Finally a little bit of confirmation on the rumored marriage of NVIDIA’s Tegra chipset and Android! We’ve been pining for this day for quite some time and a few of you regular readers will be over the moon with this announcement. NVIDIA’s Tegra APX will deliver 720p video ...

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HTC and Tegra to Get Cozy in 2009?

A few members of the Open Handset Alliance might be getting a bit closer this year.  According to wmpoweruser.com, HTC might be moving forward with the Tegra chipset from NVIDIA this year to help in their high- end handsets. After working with another OHA player, Qualcomm, for some time now, ...

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