Processors

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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Why hardware is eating software

Why hardware is eating software

As Marc Andreessen famously remarked, software is eating the world. But now Intel hardware is biting back, with x86 instruction set extensions taking on more jobs. Beyond the why, is this a good thing?

June 30, 2017 by in Processors

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

Hands-on with the T-Mobile Dell Streak 7

Hands-on with the T-Mobile Dell Streak 7

The next Android tablet for T-Mobile is launching soon as the Dell Streak 7. While the Streak 7 has an NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor, HSPA+ 21 Mbps support. and $199.99 price after contract, the low resolution display and limited battery life make it a device to skip as better devices are available now or coming soon.

January 31, 2011 by in Dell

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

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 in Mobility

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