AMD bets big on wireless VR with Nitero IP acquisition
by Greg Jordan
American multinational semiconductor company AMD today announced that it has acquired intellectual property and key engineering talent from Nitero, a company behind the development of wireless VR and augmented reality headsets. Ni...
Intel promise 8th generation Core i7 chip for later this year
Intel has teased the 8th generation of their Core i7 range of PC processors. In their slide they promised a 15% increase in performance as measured by SYSmark 2014 v1.5. The so-called Coffee Lake processors are expected to remain ...
Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 835, its next gen flagship mobile processor
Qualcomm today announced Snapdragon 835, their next generation flagship mobile processor. They are collaborating with Samsung Electronics to use its 10nm FinFET process. The processor will be made of nanomaterials—molecules and...
Intel is now shipping Kaby Lake to OEMs, its 7th Gen Core processor
During the Q&A session of its Q2 2016 financial report, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said that Intel is now shipping its 7th Gen Core processor codenamed Kaby Lake to OEMs. Also this is the first processor release after Intel move...
14 nm Snapdragon 820 promise to double battery life next year
In a blog post Qualcomm has claimed its new topline processor, the SnapDragon 820, which features new custom-built, highly optimized cores designed for heterogeneous computing, will offer up to double the performance and battery l...
Intel Announces Atom x5 And x7 Processor Series For Mainstream And Premium Tablets And Small-Screen 2 in 1s
Starting with the next generation processors, Intel Atom will be offered in three distinct brand levels — the Intel Atom x3, x5 and x7. Intel Atom x3 processor provides basic, but genuine Intel level tablet and smartphone perf...
Microsoft Planning To Make Bing’s Existing Data Centers Twice As Fast By Using FPGAs Instead Of Traditional ...
Microsoft deploys thousands of servers every year in its data centers to run its growing web services and cloud business. In fact, they recently revealed that have about one million computers in more than 100 data centers spread o...
Qualcomm’s latest Quad-core processor supports Windows Phone 8
Its a pretty good bet that the next generation of Windows Phones will have Quad-core processors. Qualcomm has just announced a chipset which is a pretty good fit for these devices, and also confirmed it supports Windows Phone 8. T...