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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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Graphics chips speed up medical imaging

Beyond just jazzing up video games, one of the growing array of applications being found for the powerful graphics-oriented chips that Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices sell is in speeding up medical imaging, which can be ...

Sep 04, 2009
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Toshiba to Launch First SDXC Memory Card

Toshiba Corporation today announced the launch of the world's first 64GB SDXC Memory Card with the world's fastest data transfer rate compliant with the new SD Memory Standard Ver. 3.00, UHS 104.

Aug 04, 2009
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Apple to unveil tablet computer: reports

What's next from Apple? According to various reports, the California-based company plans to come out later this year with a portable tablet-sized computer that can surf the Web and may also serve as an electronic book reader.

Jul 27, 2009
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Computer battery life sparks highly charged debate

Benny Villanueva recalls being in a Starbucks rushing to finish a college paper that was due when his laptop battery, which he'd been led to believe would last hours, conked out after only about 30 minutes.

Jul 15, 2009
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Multi-core ARM Chips Slated For Smartphones Next Year

ARM is the chip design company that makes processors for smartphones like the Palm Pre and Apple iPhone 3G. By next year we can expect to see dual-core processors in smartphones, with quad-core to follow sometime ...

Jun 16, 2009 weblog
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Review: New Intel chips power skinny laptops

(AP) -- Tiny, cheap laptops known as netbooks have been a big success. But not everyone likes their small screens and keyboards, and their processors aren't powerful enough for some common tasks, like playing ...

Jun 11, 2009
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