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AMD reveals 2012-2013 roadmap, tablet APUs and 28nm chips en route

AMD reveals 2012-2013 roadmap, tablet APUs and 28nm chips en route

During AMD's 2012 financial analyst event today, the chip maker revealed its roadmap that promises a slew of next-gen chips to come in 2012 and 2013. The company is ready to dive into tablets with its first tablet-ready chip to arrive this year. It also plans to release next-gen accelerated processing units or APUs built on its most advanced 28-nm process by 2013.

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AMD future roadmap surfaces with processors for ultrabook-style machines

AMD future roadmap surfaces with processors for ultrabook-style machines

AMD is always the bridesmaid and never the bride in the computer industry with about 20% of the global CPU market while Intel sucks up almost all of what is left. AMD is looking for ways to get back to the top of the heap and take some of Intel's market share. One of the ways it looks like AMD is hoping to do that is with processors that are for ultrabook-style products. Some details on the future roadmap for these chips and others have now surfaced.

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Acer plans Win 7 AMD Z-Series slates after Ice Cream Sandwich wait

Acer plans Win 7 AMD Z-Series slates after Ice Cream Sandwich wait

Acer and a bunch of the other companies are getting ready to toss tablets out onto the market in force. You can bet that a bunch of those tablets will be packing Android as the OS but there will be a good number of Windows 7 tablets as well. I suspect that the Windows 7 tablets will be more appealing to the business user than the average consumer, but time will tell. Acer has used AMD processors in Windows 7 tablets before with the W500.

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ASUS Trinity triple-GPU video card benchmarked

ASUS Trinity triple-GPU video card benchmarked

When they're not pumping out minute variations in Eee designs, ASUS have been taking the time to throw together some interesting prototypes.  Today's example, the ASUS Trinity, is a proof-of-concept video card that comprises three GPUs; basically, it's three notebook versions of the ATI Radeon HD 3850 fitted into a specially crafted CrossFireX 'board.

Xi3 Piston Console retail presence coming to Utah mall

Xi3 Piston Console retail presence coming to Utah mall

Xi3 Corporation is the company behind the cool and interesting little Xi3 Piston console. The Piston is actually a small gaming computer more that it is a game console like the Xbox or PlayStation. Xi3 Corporation has announced that it will be launching its first retail presence in a Utah mall just in time for the holiday shopping season.

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Qualcomm grabs Intel Atom chief for Snapdragon drive

Qualcomm grabs Intel Atom chief for Snapdragon drive

Qualcomm has snatched up a formerly key Intel exec, Anand Chandrasekher, who will now run marketing and external comms for the company as CMO. Chandrasekher was until recently senior VP and general manager for Intel's Ultra Mobility Group and responsible for the Atom processor that forms the company's mobile strategy. However, it's the possibility of ARM chips in laptops, desktops and servers that looks to be whetting Qualcomm's appetite.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: May 15, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: May 15, 2012

Start your morning off right with no less than a couple of massive notebook range upgrades from Lenovo which include no less than the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook with its ultra-thin profile and ultra-powerful innards. Check out the open source nature of Kylo web browser, newly open sourced over night. Facebook, a group you may have heard of, has been tipped for some bits this morning as well, starting with an IPO price boost.

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Xi3 introduces 7 series modular computer, hints at partnership with Valve

Xi3 introduces 7 series modular computer, hints at partnership with Valve

Xi3 has taken some time at this year's Pepcom to reveal the new 7 series modular computer. The Xi3 7 series is comprised of the 5A and the 7A, with both pulling only 20 watts and each computer as a whole coming in at only 4-inches per side. This could mean big things for computing, and indeed, it seems that Xi3's goal is to make computing more accessible to a wider range of people.

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Chief system architect leaves Samsung for Apple

Chief system architect leaves Samsung for Apple

Samsung and Apple have a strange sort of symbiotic relationship. On one hand, Apple uses Samsung for a large number of the components it needs for its devices, and Samsung receives considerable business from Apple. Despite this, the two companies have also been caught up in a series of patent wars, with lawsuits being slung back and forth. Recently, Apple began shifting its orders around to multiple suppliers, reducing its dependence on Samsung, although it states that this was due to risk management.

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