processors

NVIDIA Tegra “Logan” detailed with game-changing CUDA integration

NVIDIA Tegra “Logan” detailed with game-changing CUDA integration

This week NVIDIA's CEO Jen-Hsun Huang spoke up at their GPU Technology Conference on the future of the mobile processor known as Tegra and has teased what will likely be called "Tegra 5". Running through what we'd already learned about the Tegra 2, Tegra 3, and the upcoming Tegra 4, Huang let us know that the next code-name "Logan" would be breaking boundaries once again. The next Tegra processor will, according to Huang, do "everything a modern computer should do."

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NVIDIA CEO races toward GPU Computing “tipping point” at GTC 2013

NVIDIA CEO races toward GPU Computing “tipping point” at GTC 2013

This week at NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference, CEO Jen-Hsun Huang spoke about the ever-growing GPU-utilizing universe, in both the mobile and desktop computer global environments. According to Huang, there will be more than 400 sessions at GTC. "This is the Mecca for scientific discovery", said Huang of GTC 2013, "Nothing’s more important than the research being done on GPU computers."

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Qualcomm asks: sled dogs or the bus today, ma’am?

Qualcomm asks: sled dogs or the bus today, ma’am?

The folks at Qualcomm have released a video showing a rather odd bus stop. This bus stop was embedded with a set of posters that asked users waiting for a ride to head to a webpage, from there asking them if they're bored, in a hurry, or otherwise in need of some general entertainment. What happened was no less than magical - if not completely off topic and wonderful - off topic if you count the HTC One release today as Qualcomm's biggest release, that is.

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The future for Intel Itanium processor darkens

The future for Intel Itanium processor darkens

Chipmaker Intel has been producing server processors in its Itanium series for a number of years. Recently Intel has announced that it is cutting back on its plans for the next version of Itanium that has left some wondering about the future of the company's 64-bit processor. This particular processor is primarily used by HP in its high-end Integrity server line.

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Jeffries: iPhone 6 to bring quad-core chip in 2014

Jeffries: iPhone 6 to bring quad-core chip in 2014

This week Jeffries analyst Peter Misek has spoken up about the possibility of Apple releasing a 4.8-inch iPhone 6 inside 2013, suggesting manufacturing yield issues are to blame for holding the larger device up for another year. It was also suggested that Apple is planning to "re-architect iOS to utilize more cores" before the iPhone 6 is revealed, allowing iOS 6 to utilize a processor with more than 2 CPU cores (and 3 GPU cores) as the iPhone 5 works with at the moment with its A6 chip. By the time the iPhone 6 rolls around, Misek says Apple will be working with a 20nm process, the smallest Node Process used by the company thus far being the A6 with 32nm.

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