processors

Intel launches budget-friendly Ivy Bridge processors

Intel launches budget-friendly Ivy Bridge processors

Intel's Ivy Bridge processor architecture has been kicking it in public for almost a year now, but the new chips weren't very friendly towards the budget crowd. However, the company finally released new Ivy Bridge processors that cater towards the frugal bunch, including new Celeron, Pentium, and Core dual-core chips.

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Samsung 8-core Exynos 5 Octa chip revealed with two sets of four cores

Samsung 8-core Exynos 5 Octa chip revealed with two sets of four cores

CES 2013 has already brought some very exciting news about mobile processors, with NVIDIA revealing its Tegra 4 processor during its press conference earlier in the week. Not one to be outdone, Samsung today officially pulled the veil off its 8-core Exynos 5 Octa chip. Comprised of two sets of four cores, the Exynos 5 Octa is obviously geared toward keeping things moving fast and fluid, even when multiple applications are running on your mobile device.

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Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 vs Samsung Galaxy Note II

Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 vs Samsung Galaxy Note II

With the Lenovo IdeaPhone K900, the company enters in the race for a real live hero phone for the whole world, here reminding us instantly of the other massive smartphone in this warring market - the Samsung Galaxy Note II. What we've got here is a real live fight for a dominant beast, a massive machine made to rule them all, starting with displays - and Lenovo takes the cake with resolution right out of the box. Samsung, on the other hand, has the physically larger display (though it is a bit less dense in its pixel distribution.)

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AMD announces Kabini, Kaveri, Richland, and Temash APUs at CES 2013

AMD announces Kabini, Kaveri, Richland, and Temash APUs at CES 2013

AMD held their press event here at CES 2013, and announced a slew of new accelerated processing units (APUs). And as typical fashion of any chipset maker, they were full of codenames. The company announced Kabini, Kaveri, Richland, and Temash APUs today, the first and the last being AMD's first true SoC APUs.

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Apple said to be working on “Project Azalea” to replace Samsung as chip maker

Apple said to be working on “Project Azalea” to replace Samsung as chip maker

Over the last few days, several states have been hinting that they're trying to attract a major semiconductor manufacturer to set up shop in the US, and some new details have just recently emerged. New York, California, Texas, and Oregon are all said to be competing to become home to a major chip maker that will have ties with Apple.

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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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Samsung raises mobile processor prices on Apple

Samsung raises mobile processor prices on Apple

Samsung and Apple have been at each other's throats through various patent suits all around the world for a long time. In some places, Apple has won a few and in others, Samsung has won. Apple won a jury award against Samsung of roughly $1 billion in the US. However, Samsung is trying to get the case thrown out with allegations of juror misconduct.

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ARM announces energy-efficient 64-bit Cortex-A50 processors

ARM announces energy-efficient 64-bit Cortex-A50 processors

ARM has announced its new Cortex A-50 Series, a line of energy-efficient 64-bit processors. According to the press release, the Cortex A-50 Series is the world's most energy efficient 64-bit processors "set to drive the next era in mobile and enterprise." The series is comprised of two processors: the A57 and the A53.

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IBM claims chip breakthrough using carbon nanotubes

IBM claims chip breakthrough using carbon nanotubes

IBM has reported that they're making great strides on developing a new technology that will continue to make chips smaller, while also making them continually faster at the same time. Using carbon nanotubes, IBM scientists have been able to build hybrid chips with more than 10,000 working transistors.

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AMD to develop 64-bit ARM processors for servers

AMD to develop 64-bit ARM processors for servers

AMD has unveiled its plans to produce 64-bit ARM-based processors for servers, stating that it will be the first company providing x86 and 64-bit ARM solutions. This move aims to satisfy the ever-increasing demand for more energy-efficient 64-bit server processors. The first 64-bit ARM-based processor will be an AMD Opteron, and is slated for production in 2014.

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AMD unveils 4GHz+ FX Series Vishera processors

AMD unveils 4GHz+ FX Series Vishera processors

AMD has revealed the latest in its FX Series of processors: the Piledriver Vishera chips. Aimed at computer users with demanding hardware needs, the new series comes in 4, 6, and 8-core variants with a "default" speed of 4GHz. The chips feature a variety of enhancements and improvements over previous offerings.

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Calxeda announces plans to use 64-bit ARM chips in 2014

Calxeda announces plans to use 64-bit ARM chips in 2014

Calxeda, which claims to be the first company that implemented ARM processors in servers, has announced its plans to use 64-bit ARM chips in its servers by 2014. The server start-up company detailed its roadmap, which outlines plans for two new generations of hardware built on its own version of 64-bit and 32-bit ARM processors.

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