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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Hands on with Seagate's GoFlex Satellite

Hands on with Seagate's GoFlex Satellite

Storage space on the iPad 2 (and most other tablets) is limited to 64GB maximum. Without a USB port or an SD card slot, it's nearly impossible to add on room for more multimedia. Seagate's GoFlex Satellite is trying to fill this void.

May 18, 2011 by in Tablets

Motorola Atrix photos: The docking smartphone

Motorola Atrix photos: The docking smartphone

The Motorola Atrix is one of the most innovative smartphones of 2011. It broke new ground with a dual core processor and 1.0GB of RAM, but it's best known feature is its ability to dock and turn into a desktop or laptop PC. Here is the unboxing of the Atrix as well as full photos of its docking accessories.

April 13, 2011 by in Mobility

New Mac Pro with dual processors

At the Aug. 7 event, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced, "Today, the Power Mac is going to fade into history." Then Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, shows off the new Mac Pro based on Intel's Xeon 5100 processor, code-named Woodcrest.

August 7, 2006 in Processors

AMD video contest winners

AMD sponsored a 64-second film contest. Entrants were asked to express the concept of "waitlessness" in 64 seconds and to show off AMD's Athlon 64 X 2 dual-core processors. Here, the three winners: second place, then first place, then the grand-prize winner.

February 13, 2006 in Processors

Steve Jobs unveils first Intel-based Mac

At San Francisco's Moscone Center, Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs debuts an updated, Intel-based iMac. The machine will come in the same sizes as its Power PC processors and will cost the same, but Jobs said it will be two to three times faster because it uses Intel's dual-core Duo chip.

January 10, 2006 in Processors

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