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Nothing but first-class seats at the movies

Invisible, but audible, is the latest attraction at the Bavaria Film Studios near Munich. The "4D cinema experience" is the second movie theater in Germany to have departed from conventional multi-channel sound. ...

Jul 05, 2006
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Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core chip stokes tablet wars

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nvidia has launched its Tegra 3, the quad-core chip designed for mobile devices. Tech and investor blogs were busy yesterday assessing what this means for upcoming tablets and smartphones ...

Nov 10, 2011 report
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Cray supercomputer named world's fastest

A Cray supercomputer at the US government's Oak Ridge National Laboratory was named Monday the world's fastest, overtaking an IBM supercomputer at another American research center.

Nov 12, 2012
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Displays of a Different Stripe

Displays drain more power than any other component of a handheld device, a problem that will only grow as mobile devices incorporate higher-definition graphics. One way to wring greater brightness from every watt is by providing ...

Jul 24, 2006
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IBM To Build Supercomputer For U.S. Government

(PhysOrg.com) -- The U.S. Government has contracted out IBM to build a massive supercomputer bigger than any supercomputer out there. The supercomputer system, called Sequoia, will be capable of delivering ...

Feb 03, 2009 weblog
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Nvidia releases the Kal-El quad-core mobile chip

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nvidia has announced their brand new quad-core mobile processor at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The new processor was given the interestingly superheroic name Kal-El. Just in ...

Feb 16, 2011 weblog
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Intel Launches Three New Quad-core Processors

(PhysOrg.com) -- Intel has launched three new quad-core processors utilizing Intel's new Nehalem architecture. These processors, formerly codenamed Lynnfield, are aimed at desktop computers, as well as the ...

Sep 08, 2009 weblog
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Raspberry Pi gets customized OS called Raspbian

(Phys.org) -- The no-nonsense, bareboned, elemental $35 computer called Raspberry Pi is making headlines again with its Wednesday announcement of its new Raspbian operating system, described as an OS specifically ...

Jul 18, 2012 report
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Intel introduces fourth generation processors

Intel Corp. unveiled its fourth generation processors in Taipei on Tuesday in a bid to give personal computers a new lease of life amid stiff competition from smartphones and tablets.

Jun 04, 2013
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