Texas Instruments

PSA: Acer’s Android all-in-one won’t roll with Haswell

PSA: Acer’s Android all-in-one won’t roll with Haswell

Earlier this year a device code-named DA220HQL was introduced to the world - silently - this being the same device appearing along technology newslines being reported as brand new, and coming soon with Haswell inside. What's actually happened here is a bit of a mistaken identity - the device in question is, indeed, already on the market - and it comes with a dual-core Texas Instruments processor inside.

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Texas Instruments 4.5-amp lithium-ion battery charging circuit cuts charge time

Texas Instruments 4.5-amp lithium-ion battery charging circuit cuts charge time

Texas Instruments is a major technology company that develops chips and internal components for a variety of gadgets and electronic devices on the market today. The company has announced a new lithium-ion battery charger and integrated circuit that promises significantly faster charging compared to other solutions on the market today. The new Texas Instruments product is the bq2419x family of 4.5-amp output, 20-V input-rated switch-mode chargers.

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Texas Instruments unveils DLP IntelliBright technology

Texas Instruments unveils DLP IntelliBright technology

Texas Instruments has announced a new technology that will be integrated into all sorts of projectors promising to boost image brightness and contrast. The new technology is called DLP IntelliBright and promises to not only boost brightness and contrast for projected images, but to reduce power consumption while. Texas Instruments says that the new technology will enhance all classes of its new DLP Pico products.

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Audi teams with Texas Instruments for Jacinto 5 processor integration

Audi teams with Texas Instruments for Jacinto 5 processor integration

The first car manufacturer to work with the Texas Instruments Jacinto 5 automotive infotainment processor has been announced today as being Audi with no less than their MIB High system. This collaboration will have on its mind power, real-time signal processing, and flexibility, all the while working with integrate a "rich collection" of automotive connectivity options and peripherals galore.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: November 14, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: November 14, 2012

Welcome to Wednesday evening everyone. Today Samsung rejected rumors that it's been charging Apple a 20% premium on processors for iDevices, saying that since the prices are determined and agreed upon at the beginning of the year, it would be pretty difficult to change them. Speaking of Apple, the company confirmed today that it will soon open its first store in South America - the store will be located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to be exact.

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Texas Instruments announces plans to lay off 1,700 workers

Texas Instruments announces plans to lay off 1,700 workers

It isn't exactly a secret that Texas Instruments has been struggling in the mobile space a bit lately, so it shouldn't be much of a surprise that today the company announced it will soon be broadening its focus when it comes to its OMAP processors. We've heard about such a change before, but today Texas Instruments is giving us a better idea of what pros and cons this broader focus will have. While the company will be able to save a healthy amount of money by focusing less on the smartphone space, this unfortunately means that TI will be letting around 1,700 employees go.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 16, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 16, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday evening everyone. Today was a pretty big day as far as news goes, with Apple sending out invites to an upcoming event, which is where we're assuming the company will announce the iPad Mini. Not one to be outdone, Microsoft finally gave us some substantial details on Surface today (including information on pre-orders), and Samsung was right there to put its line up of new Windows 8 PCs and tablets up for pre-order as well.

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Amazon weighing TI mobile chip business grab tip insiders

Amazon weighing TI mobile chip business grab tip insiders

Amazon is reportedly in "advanced negotiations" to acquire Texas Instruments' OMAP chip division, bringing chip design for its Kindle tablets in-house, and helping TI refocus on embedded systems. The deal in discussion, Calcalist reports, follows TI's public distancing from its own phone and tablet chip business in the face of rising competition from Qualcomm, Samsung, and others, though Amazon taking charge of OMAP could leave rivals Barnes & Noble in a tricky situation.

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Brookstone HDMI Pocket Projector Review

Brookstone HDMI Pocket Projector Review

It's time to get giant with the Brookstone HDMI Pocket Projector, the newest fun and entertaining light pusher on SlashGear's own review bench! This device connects to whatever device you've got on hand that can push images via HDMI, with a set of controls that so simple to understand, you'll not need to peek at the instructions even once. What we've got a demo of here is the device working with an iPad - but the limits of your HDMI-connected greatness are up to you!

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: September 26, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: September 26, 2012

This morning we're bubbling around in the middle of the week with a mix of Windows Phone 8, iPhone 5 incoming wave madness, and the looming BlackBerry 10 release. Of course there's a lot of non-mobile stuff coming up as well, and we've gone and done a whole car review, but there's always a bunch of phones to love up on! There's also some chip news, apps for the devices you just bought, and no less than sixteen billion new devices in all realms as well - did I mention that I've been gone for a week? That's Chris Burns, gone for a whole week - I'll be writing an article about how it's felt to be out of the loop, so to speak.

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