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PDP-8/E Simulator

The PDP-8/E Simulator is an emulator for the Digital Equipment Corporation PDP-8/E minicomputer, a famouse computer of the early 1970...

December 8, 2014 By Bernhard Baehr

Holey Optochips, Batman

IBM is set to break Moore's Law with a chip that can transfer data at speeds eight times faster than the quickest parallel optical components available today.

March 13, 2012 by

AMD's tablet strategy: Hondo chip, Windows 8

AMD missed the boat on smartphone processors, and like rival Intel, has fallen behind in the tablet chip wars. But with Windows 8 right around the corner, the company hopes to cash in with a new part that can power slates running the new OS.

February 4, 2012 by

AMD releases the FX Series desktop processor

AMD has released its FX Series processor for high-end desktops. The FX Series includes the industry's first eight-core desktop chip and it is the company's first processor in years based on an entirely new design consisting of Bulldozer modules.

October 11, 2011

Chipmakers tool up for Windows 8

Chip manufacturers Qualcomm and Texas Instruments have detailed new processors that will be compatible with the recently unveiled Windows 8 operating system.Windows 8 has been optimised for touchscreen devices although it will work on conventional, non-touch PCs too.

June 2, 2011 by

AMD developing eight-core Bulldozer-based CPU for 2011 release

AMD's new chip architecture, dubbed Bulldozer, is being highly anticipated next year as the company prepares to match Intel's forthcoming Sandy Bridge processors. Included in AMD's plans, according to Fudzilla, is an eight-core CPU that will be aimed at the server market, but that will no doubt be of interest to performance desktop buyers as well.

September 2, 2010 by

CES 2009: World's thinnest plasma is 8.8mm thick [day 3]

Panasonic has taken the crown again for world's thinnest plasma with their 1/3-in. thick NeoPDP HDTV:This recently-developed NeoPDP technology has been incorporated into two types of PDPs: a super high-efficiency 42-inch PDP "that achieves triple luminance efficiency while reducing the power consumption to 1/3 of the 2007 models yet achieving the same brightness," and an ultra-thin 50-inch PDP just 8.

January 8, 2009 by

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