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A supercomputer in the palm of your hand

The same professor who received national attention for discovering that PlayStation 3 (PS3) technology could be configured into low-cost supercomputers has now demonstrated that the processor found in hundreds of millions ...

dateAug 06, 2015 in Hardware
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Safe use of multi-core technology for mobility

Information technologies provide cars and planes with many useful assistance systems and determine product properties. In the future, the necessary computation capacity will be supplied by multi-core processors that will ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Hardware
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LG Display takes high jump in panel for phones

Quad High-Definition. That's a phrase you're likely to see more and more of this year, as Seoul, Korea-based LG Display announced Friday it is launching a 5.5-inch QHD LCD panel for smartphones. So what? This launch, said ...

dateApr 04, 2015 in Hardware weblog
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Thin cooling device for compact electronics

Fujitsu Laboratories today announced the development of the world's first thin cooling device designed for small, thin electronic devices. Smartphones, tablets, and other similar mobile devices are increasingly multifunctional ...

dateMar 12, 2015 in Hardware
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Large gains with new chip design for medical devices

Systems-on-a-chip for extremely critical applications would use 28 percent less energy and 48 percent less chip area while offering nine times lower hardware failure rate, if designed with the completely novel Desyre architecture. ...

dateMar 12, 2015 in Hardware
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New Raspberry Pi 2 carries more power at same price

Wait a minute, what's with all the headlines this week on Raspberry Pi? We already know there is a Foundation behind it which pioneered this cheaply priced computing item to foster education and support builders, that it ...

Puerto Rico market pilot set for Project Ara phone

Ara Project lead Paul Eremenko had news about where Ara is headed this week at the second Ara Developer Conference in Cupertino, California. Puerto Rico is the first key stop. Google is to test its build-it-yourself smartphone ...

Intel to launch compute-on-a-stick device this year

Intel has come up with a compute-on-a-stick device which is pre-installed with Windows 8.1 or with Linux. The stick is four inches long and it carries a quad-core Intel Atom processor. Call it by its name, Compute Stick, ...

High-end 'upstream' Linux laptop plans to ship in April

A unique laptop wastes no time in promoting its worth in its title, the Purism Librem 15. Its team maintain that this is "the first high-end laptop in the world that ships without mystery software in the kernel, operating ...

Intel has end-to-end reference model for IoT

Intel has declared its move to simplify and unify connectivity and security for the Internet of Things. Earlier this week, Intel announced platform, products and expanded company ecosystem designed to speed IoT adoption and ...

AMD reveals plans for 25x efficiency gains by 2020

(Phys.org) —California-based semiconductor product company, AMD, has announced goals for very ambitious efficiency gains in its products over the rest of the decade. AMD has already made headway in improving the energy ...

Ara challenger suits up for modular smartphone action

The week closed with two days of nudges and signs that something new is on the boil in modular phones, and that the concept could see some very interesting action in 2015. Android Authority said "things are about to heat ...

Researchers unveil experimental 36-core chip

The more cores—or processing units—a computer chip has, the bigger the problem of communication between cores becomes. For years, Li-Shiuan Peh, the Singapore Research Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer ...

ENIAC panels go on display at Oklahoma museum

We keep up with history of events through the calendar, marking special days: Amelia Earhart's birthday, the collapse of the Berlin Wall; the assassination of JFK. Another path is through narrative. An eye-catcher from Gizmodo ...

Intel makes new moves on Edison: Atom yes, Quark no

(Phys.org) —Last month's Intel blog post by an Intel VP, Michael Bell, announced the latest enhancements for Edison, the company's platform with built-in wireless, targeted for builders of small form factor devices and ...

Intel launches Core M family, targets 2-in-1 devices

Intel on Friday introduced its first three Core M processors. The commercial availability of Core M is big news for several reasons. Performance and battery life are its key strengths. What's more, this is the processor targeted ...

Intel, SGI test 3M fluids for cooling effects

(Phys.org) —One area where engineering expertise is always appreciated is in operating the modern-day data center; finding improved cooling techniques for today's powerful servers is one such challenge inviting good ideas. ...

Optalysys will launch prototype optical processor

UK-based startup Optalysys is moving ahead to deliver exascale levels of processing power on a standard-sized desktop computer within the next few years, reported HPCwire earlier this week. The company itself announced on ...

Intel says world's smallest 3G modem has been launched

Analysts say why not. Intel is going after its own comfortable stake in the mobile market, where connectivity for wearables and "Internet of Things" household items will be in high demand. Intel on Tuesday announced "the ...

NVIDIA helps spark 64-bit ARM systems for HPC
Team at Raspberry Pi advance with Model B+
Sharp Free-Form Display to free up display designs
Nebula One steps forth as world's first cloud computer
Intel takes leap into wearable computing
Bluetooth group ushers in updated Bluetooth 4.1
SD Association adds faster UHS Speed Class
What Comes After Hard Drives?
Raspberry Pi gets customized OS called Raspbian
Foundation readies $25 computer to seed tech talents
TDK sees hard drive breakthrough in areal density
Japanese company builds 9.6-inch 4K x 2K LCD panel
Colorful creates passively cooled Nvidia graphics card
Intel flirts with exascale leap in supercomputing
Intel workers have Android Jelly Bean on Atom phones
Bend-it e-books get real with EPD in factory mode

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