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Nvidia responds to Samsung counter lawsuit

Two months ago, Nvidia filed patent lawsuits against both Samsung and Qualcomm, claiming that the two companies used patented GPU technology without permission or compensation. In response, Samsung has launched a counter-lawsuit against Nvidia but it looks like the graphics chip maker was expected this to happen. In a post …

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Intel Core M processors to power 5% – 10% of notebooks next year – report

Intel Corp.’s Core M microprocessors boast impressively low power consumption and heat dissipation, which will enable new types of low-power/ultra-thin personal computers. Unfortunately, due to limited performance provided by the Core M chips, their adoption will be limited too, according to a media report. Only around 5 – 10 per …

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Nvidia Shield tablet to get Android Lollipop update

It looks like Nvidia’s recently released Shield tablet will be receiving the Android 5.0 Lollipop update fairly soon. The company released a new teaser video last night, giving users a peek at what new features and improvements will be arriving in the upcoming update. Android Lollipop is Google’s latest version …

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Samsung rolls-out eight-core Exynos 7 Octa application processor

Samsung Electronics on Thursday unveiled its all-new Exynos 7 application processor for mobile and consumer electronics devices. The features eight processing cores, high-end graphics engine, 4K ultra-high-definition video output and a number of other innovations. The chip is made using Samsung’s latest process technology and will power numerous future devices …

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Intel begins to sample Skylake microprocessors

Intel Corp. has quietly started to sample its next-generation code-named “Skylake” microprocessors. Availability of samples of upcoming chips means that the company should be on-track with its second-generation offerings made using 14nm process technology and products on their base will arrive on time. According to Zauba.com database, which monitors imports …

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Lenovo readies Motorola-branded tablets – CEO

Earlier this year the former chief executive officer of Motorola said that the company was not interested in making its own media tablets because it wanted to focus on smartphones. However, after Lenovo Group acquired Motorola, the company seems to be reconsidering its strategies. Slashgear reports citing chief executive officer …

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AMD readies ARM-, x86-based system-on-chips for tablets

Advanced Micro Devices will introduce the first chips that belong to the Skybridge family of accelerated processing units (APUs) and system-on-chips (SoCs) in the third quarter of next year, according to unofficial information. Initially the project Skybridge offerings will target ultra-low-power applications, such as tablets. AMD’s Skybridge family of APUs …

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Could this be our first look at the HTC Nexus 9?

After months of persistent rumors and just a few leaks, we’ve finally got our first image of the upcoming HTC made Nexus 9 tablet, which is expected to be officially announced later this month alongside a Motorola made Nexus 6 handset and the official launch of the Android L Operating …

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Google Nexus 9 tablet ‘coming very soon’

HTC hasn’t made or released a tablet for a number of years but that will change very soon as the company is gearing up to reveal the Google Nexus 9, the first Nexus device from HTC since the Nexus One. According to The Wall Street Journal‘s sources, the Google-HTC partnership …

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Intel: Hundreds of thousands of wireless recharge stations to be deployed

Earlier this year Intel Corp. announced that reference designs of mobile systems based on its next-generation code-named “Skylake” microprocessors will features Rezence wireless charging technology as well as WiGig ultra-fast wireless interconnection technology. Apparently, the company plans to ensure that not only mobile gadgets feature the new tech, but there …

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Intel reveals detailed specifications of Core M ‘Broadwell’ chips

Intel Corp. has revealed detailed specifications of the first Core M microprocessors based on the “Broadwell” architecture. While the new processors will clearly not be performance champions, they will consume significantly lower amount of energy compared to existing chips and will enable extremely thin tablets, 2-in-1s and laptops. “We’ve been …

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Analysts: Media tablets for $35 are incoming

As more manufacturers enter the market of media tablets, prices of slates fall rather dramatically. This week analysts from the Linley Group said that thanks to emergence of ultra-low-cost system-on-chips (SoCs), such as Allwinner A33 and some Intel Corp.’s SoCs, prices of white-box tablets could drop to $35 (£21, €26 …

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HTC’s Nexus 8 leaks again

The Google Nexus 8 leaks just keep on coming, the tablet, which is reportedly being created by HTC, has leaked again- this time via the Korean version of the FCC. The tablet is being referred to as the HTC T1, Voltanis and even the 0P8210000. According to GforGames, the HTC 0P8210000 has …

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