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Overclockers can celebrate Raspberry Pi turbo mode

(Phys.org)—Up to now, overclockers hungry for more processing power had to trade off on the possibility of a shorter life of the SoC and a voided warranty. Eben Upton, a founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, ...

Sep 20, 2012 report
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End of the line for Roadrunner supercomputer

It's the end of the line for Roadrunner, a first-of-its-kind collection of processors that once reigned as the world's fastest supercomputer. The $121 million supercomputer, housed at one of the premier U.S. ...

Mar 31, 2013
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Sharp Free-Form Display to free up display designs

Sharp announced Wednesday that it has developed the Free-Form Display, which can free up new display designs for varied applications. Sharp released an illustration with its announcement showing an in-vehicle ...

Jun 18, 2014 weblog
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Intel's new Ivy Bridge parts form a budget line

(Phys.org)—News from Intel on Ivy Bridge microarchitecture involves the rollout of eight new SKUs (processor unique identifier part numbers) to Celeron and Pentium families as well as a new Core chip. Translation: ...

Jan 22, 2013 weblog
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NVIDIA takes one step closer to Linux support

(Phys.org)—Good news: NVIDIA has a technology called Optimus which since its 2010 launch is regarded as a great extender for notebook, netbook, and ultrabooks. Some NVIDIA fans think favorably of Optimus ...

Sep 06, 2012 report
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Team at Raspberry Pi advance with Model B+

Nice, rounded corners. MicroSD card slot with far less jutting out. Two more USB 2.0 ports. These are just some of the changes—Raspberry Pi CEO Eben Upton would be quick to replace the word "changes" with ...

Jul 14, 2014 weblog
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