Tegra 2

iPad 2 Benchmarks Blast Competition, Show Less-than-1GHz Processor Speed

iPad 2 Benchmarks Blast Competition, Show Less-than-1GHz Processor Speed

A couple of things have come to light over the past few days, most of these lovely little tidbits coming out over the past 24 hours where the iPad 2 has been release out into the wild. The first of which we didn't touch on for more than a few moments in our [early iPad 2 review a few days ago] - as you'll see in our Geekbench result below, one point stands out pretty hard: the Processor. Instead of the 1GHz CPU in its head that it's supposed to be, the iPad 2 is running at 894 MHz.

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Intel Atom Z670 three-times Tegra 2 pricing to OEMs?

Intel Atom Z670 three-times Tegra 2 pricing to OEMs?

Pricing for Intel's Atom Z670 processor has leaked, and it looks set to cost three times what NVIDIA is charging for its Tegra 2. According to Fudzilla, the 1.66GHz chip - which Intel expects to be used in tablets, such as Samsung's Sliding PC 7, and bring the fight to ARM - will be an eye-watering $75 to OEMs. In return, they'll get a 5W TDP chip with a single core, two threads and 512KB of cache.

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Trim Slice Tegra 2 ultra-compact desktop gets video demo

Trim Slice Tegra 2 ultra-compact desktop gets video demo

Just when our eyes had glazed over at the Tegra 2 torrent of tablets and smartphones, along came Compulab with its Trim Slice ultra-compact desktop PC using the NVIDIA chipset. Packing the 1080p-capable SoC in a tiny, fanless metal enclosure, complete with HDMI and Dual-Link DVI ports for twin displays, 1GB of RAM, WiFi b/g/n and gigabit ethernet, we instantly started imagining places for it under our HDTV or tucked in the corner of our desk. ARMDevices caught up with Compulab this week as they brought the Trim Slice to its first trade show; check out the video demo and more details after the cut.

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Notion Ink boosts aftersales support & begins Honeycomb transition

Notion Ink boosts aftersales support & begins Honeycomb transition

It's been a while since we've heard anything official out of Notion Ink, but according to CEO Rohan Shravan there's been plenty going on in the background besides the second batch of Adam tablets shipping out. Perhaps the most immediate change is a boost in support team staffing, which now apparently outnumbers the developer team, and which should hopefully address some of the ongoing aftersales concerns. Meanwhile, Shravan says the company is in the process of closing another round of funding.

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