Intel’s “Moorefield” 64-bit chip expected to be announced at Computex conference

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We’ve previously seen 64-bit processors in phones, thanks to Apple’s iPhone 5S. The time is near for Android devices to follow this trend. At the upcoming Computex conference on June 4th, Intel is expected to unveil their new chip, codenamed “Moorefield”, a 64-bit chip ...

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Huawei may debut Honor 4 as first octa-core smartphone on December 16

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Chinese phone maker Huawei recently sent out invitations to a December 16 event for what will most likely be the unveiling of its newest octa-core phone, the Honor 4. Also known in some markets as the Huawei Glory 4, the device is said to be the first “true” eight-core SoC since ...

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ZTE U988S leaked, world’s first Tegra 4 smartphone?

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Earlier this year, NVIDIA officially announced the Tegra 4 processor, which will boost 72 GPUs; making it the strongest Tegra chip to date. In February, Nvidia and ZTE announced that the Chinese handset maker will be the first one to officially launch the first ever Tegra 4 smartphone in the ...

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Intel says yes to $200 android notebooks

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According to Intel CEO Paul Otellini, notebooks are soon going to be hitting the $200 mark. The catch? They’ll be running Android instead of Windows. Dadi Perlmutter, executive VP and chief product officer for Intel, says notebooks at the bottom end of the notebook pricing spectrum will ...

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NVIDIA announces Tegra 4i processor with integrated LTE, i500 LTE modem

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Today, NVIDIA has announced their newest hardware, the Tegra 4i processor with LTE integrated on-board, as well as some specifics for their i500 LTE modem. The project was formerly known as Project Grey. The Tegra 4i is said to bring to the table the highest performance of any single chip CPU ...

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Samsung unveils 8-core Exynos 5 Octa mobile processor

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Samsung seems to really be trying to take the cake with their latest hardware announcement. Hot on the heels of the new Tegra 4 from NVIDIA and the Snapdragon 800 from Qualcomm, Sammy has announced a new chipset of their own – the Exynos 5 Octa. That’s right, folks. Octa. As in 8 ...

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Qualcomm announces new lightning-fast Snapdragon chips 600 and 800

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At CES, Qualcomm recently announced two new chipset sure to impress: The Snapdragon 600 and the Snapdragon 800. How impressive, you ask? Let’s start with the 600, which has: Quad Core Krait 300 CPU at speeds up to 1.9 GHz per core Adreno 320 GPU LPDDR3 RAM support Up to 40-percent better ...

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HTC One S with S3 processor being sold in select Asian and European markets

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  After it was discovered that HTC was selling the One S in Taiwan with Qualcomm’s previous generation processor, the S3 Snapdragon as opposed to the S4, HTC has confirmed that they’re selling the S3 version in Asia-Pacific regions, as well as some European markets. It’s ...

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HTC to compete with Samsung in the processor market?

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Nowadays, a lot of manufacturers like Samsung are making their own chipsets for devices. ChinaTimes is reporting that HTC has teamed up with ST-Ericsson, and together they will create processor chips for their low end smartphones. At the moment, this is only rumor, but if HTC is really making ...

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Galaxy S II on T-Mobile overclocked to 1.8GHz

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Love your T-Mo Galaxy S II, or simply green with envy at those who have one? Well, prepare to either fall further in love or turn a darker shade of green, as the GS II on T-Mobile has gotten some overclock love… 1.8GHz worth, to be exact. The CPU in the T-Mo SGS2 is a... Read More

New Qualcomm Snapdragon Chips Leaked

A recently leaked presentation from Qualcomm seems to be showing off the company’s upcoming Snapdragon chipsets. The leaked chips were the MSM8270, MSM8930, MSM8960, and the APQ8064. According to the presentation, all of these processors will be based of the Krait architecture. These new ...

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Dual Core? No, We’re Not Ready.

The big hype is all about dual-core processors for your Android device. Yup, folks, Android is the only system running on dual-core devices. I mean, iOS running on a dual-core? Nope, not yet, but it’s possible the iPad 2 or iPhone 5 will sport a dual-core processor. Windows Phone 7? Still ...

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Possible Confirmation of ARM-Powered Google TV

According to Armdevices.net, they have a tip that someone in Google is confirming that an ARM-powered Google TV is in the works, and will be released "soon." Whether or not this "tip" is something that can be trusted, it would certainly be awesome to see a sub $100 ARM powered Google TV on the ...

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Qualcomm’s New Dual-Core Chipset Promises 5X Performance, 75% Less Power Consumption

The next generation of Qualcomm processing prowess will bring two oft-desired features to an Android phone near you.  How would you like five times the performance and 75-percent less power consumption as compared to the original Snapdragon processor?  I know, right?   The dual-core Qualcomm ...

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NOOKcolor Gets its Juice From TI OMAP3621

The director of TI’s Worldwide eBook Business Line, Gregg Burke, wrote a little blog about TI’s OMAP processor powering the recently announced new NOOKcolor. The new eReader of Barnes & Noble is running on TI’s OMAP3621 (ARM Cortex™-A8 processor-based), making the processor ...

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