Chips are everywhere. Processors are in your PCs, laptops, servers, cars and every gadget you can think of. In addition, the processor market is shifting---especially in the mobile market. Key trend: Graphical processing units. Key players include Intel, AMD, Nvidia, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments among others.

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Image Gallery: Hands-on look at Motorola Atrix 4G smartphone

LAS VEGAS -- Motorola put its new Atrix 4G smartphone on display on the showroom floor of CES 2011 today. Here's a hands-on look. The prototype was a bit sluggish, but maybe things will be different when the Nvidia Tegra dual-core processor-powered handheld actually hits the market with AT&T during the first quarter.

January 6, 2011 by


Intel's latest chip tech in action

A look at the chipmaker's Sandy Bridge chip, Knights Ferry being put through its paces for a raytraced, a real-time version of Wolfenstein 3D and a silicon photonics setup

September 23, 2010 by Rupert Goodwins


A look at the tech at IDF

Intel and its partners showed off laptops, tablets and other gadgets based on the chipmaker's technology at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco

September 17, 2010 by Rupert Goodwins


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