News tagged with computer processing

Chips as mini Internets

Computer chips have stopped getting faster. In order to keep increasing chips’ computational power at the rate to which we’ve grown accustomed, chipmakers are instead giving them additional “cores,” or ...

dateApr 10, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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Designing the hardware

Computer chips' clocks have stopped getting faster. To maintain the regular doubling of computer power that we now take for granted, chip makers have been giving chips more "cores," or processing units. But ...

dateFeb 23, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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Videogame makers racing to develop iPad games

As an electronic reader, Apple's iPad has been touted as a possible "Kindle killer" but what has videogame makers buzzing is the potential of the touchscreen tablet computer as a gaming platform.

dateMar 07, 2010 in Software
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Writing graphics software gets much easier

(Phys.org) -- Image-processing software is a hot commodity: Just look at Instagram, a company built around image processing that Facebook is trying to buy for a billion dollars. Image processing is also going ...

dateAug 01, 2012 in Software
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