Texas Instruments: “It’s Not the Number of Cores, It’s Sophistication”

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Texas Instruments is pretty darn proud to be powering the new Galaxy Nexus handset. While Samsung might have told us we were getting a dual-core 1.2GHz processor in the new hot phone, they didn’t elaborate on which particular brand or model.  That’s probably why TI is sending out ...

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Texas Instruments Gearing Up for a New 3D Experience with Me-D

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While some regard 3D in the mobile space to be nothing more than a gimmick, others take it very seriously — others like Texas Instruments. The company, infamous for their innovations in the mobile industry with their internal hardware, today announced Me-D, an experience explained by T.I. ...

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Texas Instruments Excited For Ice Cream Sandwich

Texas Instruments has been a key player in the Android smart phone industry over the last few years but they’ve been noticeably absent from the tablet game.  Things look to change in the next few months, though, with the release of Ice Cream Sandwich. TI has been using the image you see ...

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TI OMAP 4 Platform First to See Certification for Netflix HD

Texas Instruments (TI) has become the first partner to pick up Netflix’s  certification for the Netflix HD application on Android.  More specifically, the certification is for devices with the OMAP 4 platform running Gingerbread.   Thanks to TI’s M-Shield security technology, users will ...

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TI Unveils Dual-Core 1.8GHz OMAP4470 Processor

Texas Instruments unveiled a new applications processor this week at Computex, in the form of a dual-core OMAP4470.  Part of the OMAP 4 family, this new, dual-core1.8GHz chipset will amp up the mobile gaming performance while maintaining a low power consumption. These processors are expected to ...

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Texas Instruments Planning to “Transform the Concept of Mobile” on February 7th

What will Texas Instruments unveil next week? Dual-core processors? Something in the 3D space? An Android-powered graphing calculator?

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TI Announces OMAP4440 Processor With 1.5 GHz per Core

Texas Instruments has announced their next generation processor today, the OMAP4430, which promises big things by the end of 2011.

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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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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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Android Ported onto TI’s BeagleBoard

Ever heard of a BeagleBoard?  No?  That’s alright, most people haven’t.  Here’s a quick primer courtesy of the fine folks over at Wikipedia: The Beagle Board measures approximately 3″ by 3″ and has all the functionality of a basic computer. The OMAP3530 includes ...

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