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Nvidia trumpets Tegra 3 phone design wins for 2012

(Phys.org) -- Nvidia’s competitive war paint has a name, Tegra 3. On the heels of Nvidia announcements about lowering costs of its Tegra 3 processors and Nvidia-enabled tablets running Android Ice Cream ...

May 27, 2012 report
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OmniVision tops up sensors for cameras, phones

(Phys.org) -- OmniVision has announced two high-resolution image sensors for the digital still and digital video camera market (DS/DVC) and higher end smartphones. In end-user language, it is a claim for superior ...

May 25, 2012 report
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Buffalo shows SSDs with MRAM at Japan show

(Phys.org) -- Japan-based storage experts, Buffalo, has introduced a new line of solid state drives (SSDs) that use MRAM cache (instead of standard SDRAM). The company’s new line of solid state drives ...

May 15, 2012 report
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In a small-device world, bigger may still be better

In the early days, standard computers could be as large as a single story house. Over the last several decades, many development efforts have focused on shrinking them for use in the home and eventually anywhere in the world ...

Apr 20, 2012
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Giving research a boost with cheaper biochips

An EPFL invention has drastically reduced the cost of producing biochips, which are used to measure glucose and drug levels in the blood and to detect biomolecules and cellular signals. This development could ...

Mar 14, 2012
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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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Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset heads for tablets, TVs

(PhysOrg.com) -- Qualcomm used the CES event in Las Vegas yesterday to showcase its Snapdragon S4 line of chips, expected to ship in devices later this year. A key highlight was the company’s demo of ...

Jan 11, 2012 report
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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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Finally Intel brings TRIM to SSDs in RAID arrays

(PhysOrg.com) -- Intel will add TRIM support for RAID0 in its upcoming drivers in Q2 next year. The TRIM feature will be enabled for RAID0 setups in Intel’s upcoming RST (Rapid Storage Technology) 11.5 ...

Nov 28, 2011 weblog
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