Toshiba Cell TVs Claim Real-Time 2D to 3D Conversion

The Cell processor that runs the show on Toshiba's new Cell TV is usually found in high-end PCs (and most notably the PS3). Now it's invading your living room, bringing real-time 2D to 3D conversion hype with it. » 1/06/10 2:03pm 1/06/10 2:03pm

The Cell Processor Is Going Extinct (Updated)

IBM's shitcanning the Cell processor line—you know, the chip that's in the PS3 and uh, Toshiba laptops and TVsaccording to their VP of Deep Computing, making the current PowerXCell 8i the last of its ilk. Updated. » 11/23/09 9:34am 11/23/09 9:34am

Video Cards Featuring SpursEngine (Cell Processor) Coming Soon

We've already seen the SpursEngine teased in laptops, but Toshiba is becoming vocal about bringing the SpursEngine—the same technology found in the PlayStation 3 Cell processor—to standalone video cards in 4-core configuration. The first will come from Leadtek later this month for $286, a 128MB card that can fit into a … » 10/01/08 3:00pm 10/01/08 3:00pm

Cell Processors to Go 45nm in '09; Smaller, Cheaper PS3s Likely to…

Sony and Toshiba announced that they had successfully shrunk the 65nm cell down to 45nm earlier this year » 9/22/08 8:30am 9/22/08 8:30am, and now thanks to Japan's Nikkan Kogyo, we now have a date for mass production: 2009. At a 40% reduction in power consumption, the shrunken Cell will generate less heat, which would help the PS3 to lose some of…

Toshiba's Regza ZF HDTVs Do Their Own Cell-Processor Upscaling

Toshiba's new Regza ZF HDTVs don't upscale your DVDs to HD resolution with any old chipset or engine: they do it with a Cell-processor based system. Bonkers! It's the first TV to upscale with a Cell, and according to » 8/28/08 7:46am 8/28/08 7:46am its European executive vice president, Toshiba's future "does not involve Blu-ray disc" but will use…

Toshiba Qosmio G55 is First Laptop With Cell Processor Aboard

Toshiba's Qosmio G55 has popped up on Giz over the last couple of months, talking about its advanced gesture controls which rely on its use of the PS3's Cell processor tech, and now it's official. Toshiba's calling it the "world's first laptop with cell processor tech inside," and concentrates on four functions it gives… » 7/15/08 4:24am 7/15/08 4:24am

Toshiba Bringing PS3 Innards to Notebooks, TVs

Its recently been revealed that Toshiba is planning to use Sony PS3 technology in its upcoming TVs and Notebooks. The OC Register's Gadgetress got her hands on the Toshiba's Qosmio notebook (shown above), which will use the SpursEngine chip, jointly developed between Toshiba and Sony around the Cell. The processor will … » 5/09/08 1:54pm 5/09/08 1:54pm