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AMD balances Radeon deck of graphics cards

(PhysOrg.com) -- Semiconductor company AMD has taken its story of having developed next-generation GPU technology offering a "gorgeous, stunning, breathtaking visual experience" for more elite, serious gamers ...

Mar 06, 2012 report
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ARM chip makers set to reach 3GHz next year

(Phys.org) —ARM chip makers TSMC and GlobalFoundries have revealed that they plan to release ARM processor chips capable of running at 3GHz sometime next year. Such chips will almost certainly be welcomed ...

Jul 10, 2013 weblog
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Toshiba launches two hybrid drives

Toshiba today announced that it will launch two 2.5-inch form factor Hybrid Drives that bring new levels of high speed read and write performance to notebook and desktop PCs. The new drives, which integrate ...

Sep 25, 2012
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Pre-show CES buzz pegs LG as Intel phone partner

(PhysOrg.com) -- Techies flocking to this month’s CES in Las Vegas are growing curious over where and how the long awaited Intel “Medfield” system on a chip phones will be launched, but a report ...

Jan 02, 2012 weblog
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AMD whets Steamroller appetite at Hot Chips

(Phys.org)—Some might think of AMD as the chip design market underdog, but that underdog raised interest this week when the company's CTO, Mark Papermaster, Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, ...

Aug 29, 2012 weblog
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Raspberry Pi will roll with Android 4.0

(Phys.org) -- Broadcom developer Naren Sankar is porting Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) over to the little $35 computer from the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and so far the two coexist nicely, though with more ...

Aug 02, 2012 report
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ARM asks Khronos for OpenCL nod for Midgard GPU

(Phys.org) -- ARM wastes no time taking every opportunity to prove its reputation as "GPU computing" kingpins. GPU computing is seen as having a bright future, where the computational performance of the GPU, which was historically ...

Aug 05, 2012 report
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HPC means business in Cray XC30-A supercomputer debut

(Phys.org) —What better place to use the "new vintage" computing theme than in Napa Valley where the Cray User Group meeting took place on Tuesday, The tie-in this year is Cray's new vintage of supercomputers ...

May 08, 2013 report
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Intel's plans for quadcore SoC chips discovered

(Phys.org)—Intel, long dominant on the PC/Windows platform has not been quite so successful in getting its chips inside other machines such as Apple's line of computers, RISC machines, and more recently ...

Aug 29, 2012 weblog
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Microsoft Research shapes future of HD displays

(Phys.org) -- Microsoft Research is getting into the burgeoning game of modular display walls—cutting a path to a wallpaper of the future, where walls themselves serve as modular displays. Engineers on the project had ...

Jul 31, 2012 weblog
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LG Display will release HD panel for smartphones

(Phys.org) -- LG Display is getting ready to showcase a five-inch smartphone display that turns out to be a full HD LCD panel supporting up to 1080p video, something like having a high-quality TV in your hand. ...

May 29, 2012 report
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