Intel’s Mr. Touchy and Mr. Feely
Blog 10/27/2011 6 comments
When I was asked to meet with two Intel’s consumer gurus about a month ago, I gladly accepted the invitation; but I wasn’t quite sure if the meeting would yield a newsworthy story.
Reports examine mobile patent wars
News & Analysis 10/24/2011 6 comments
No clear winners are expected in the patent battles among Android partners, Apple and Microsoft, based on new reports analyzing some of the companies' patents.
TECH TRENDS: Front-end voice activation improves auto safety
Design How-To 10/20/2011 7 comments
The real problem for drivers is distractions, and the desire for additional productivity or entertainment that creates them. Distractions can be reduced through voice user interfaces to control the car without looking at buttons, and without having to touch them. Front-end voice activation is the next step in improving user interfaces.
ARM reveals little dog A7 processor
News & Analysis 10/19/2011 15 comments
Processor IP licensor ARM Holdings plc has revealed a power efficient Cortex-A7 processor core that it says is intended to be used alongside its top-of-the-range Cortex-A15 as part of a heterogeneous power-driven multicore strategy.
Intels Q3 sales top $14 billion
News & Analysis 10/18/2011 3 comments
Intel reported record sales of $14.3 billion for the third quarter, up $3.2 billion or 29 percent year-over-year, according to the company’s official earnings announcement.
Report: Samsung ramping Apple A6 processors
News & Analysis 10/17/2011 14 comments
Samsung is ramping production of the A6 quad-core application processor for Apple because rival foundry TSMC has yet to stabilize its own production of the same chip, according to a Korea Times report that referenced un-named Apple component suppliers as its sources.
Qualcomm describes Snapdragon S4
News & Analysis 10/8/2011 12 comments
Qualcomm released a white paper on its Snapdragon S4 mobile applications processor, giving a few additional details of the 28nm chip expected to ship before June 2012.
Money for memory
Blog 10/4/2011 Post a comment
Memory is the bottleneck in many systems and Memoir claims to have a solution. One VC is getting behind it as well…
Congatec unveils AMD dual core power on Qseven
Product News 10/2/2011 Post a comment
The conga-QAF is the first module to combine high graphics performance, dual core processing power and low power consumption in such a small form factor which makes it an ideal solution for cost-sensitive low-power control and visualization applications.