Confirmed: Zii StemCell Computing Is Media-Savvy System on a Chip

The smoke surrounding Creative's rumored offshoot, ZiiLabs, cleared today at CES, where it was revealed to be a media-application processor developer with a very slick system-on-a-chip, less consumer product than building block for many. » 1/08/09 7:00am 1/08/09 7:00am

3DLabs Bringing Real-life Maps to Your GPS

The thing about most GPS systems is that rather than see real-life renderings of where you're driving/navigating, you're instead stuck with 2D maps that try to pass off as 3D. To address that issue 3DLabs is working on an interface that would use skinned textures of real-life buildings and landmarks to help you… » 2/21/07 2:45pm 2/21/07 2:45pm