Motorola Droid Bionic Review: It's Superfast, But...

It's funny, the way that Motorola keeps awkwardly scraping away at the future of computing. The Atrix was a phone with a dual-core processor-like your laptop!—that also turned into a laptop. The Droid Bionic is the next step—a dual-core transforming thing of a phone, but it pulls down real internet from the sky. » 9/13/11 3:30pm 9/13/11 3:30pm

Rumor: Samsung Will Have a 2GHz Dual-Core Phone Next Year

A Samsung rep has been caught claiming that they are "planning to release a 2GHz dual-core CPU-equipped smartphone by next year," adding that "this product will have the data processing capacities of a regular PC." Not only does Samsung plan on using these chips in their own smartphones, they're also hoping to sell… » 4/18/11 10:10am 4/18/11 10:10am

HTC Sensation Gets Outed Early by Qualcomm and Vodafone (Updated)

This morning, both Qualcomm and Vodafone slipped up and let specs fly early on the HTC Sensation, which is expected to be announced later today. First, Qualcomm confirmed the phone would have a dual-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon chip, and then Vodafone dished the rest of the specs out on a product page: » 4/12/11 3:58am 4/12/11 3:58am

Quad-Core Snapdragon Chipsets Will Blaze Into Devices Next Year

Over the past year, Qualcomm has added a dose of glamor to chipsets, with many of our commenters regularly lambasting manufacturers for not choosing Snapdragon for their products. Those arguments look set to become even more regular, now Qualcomm's confirmed quad-core Snapdragons are on their way, for at least 12x the… » 2/14/11 5:10am 2/14/11 5:10am

Samsung's Dual-Core Exynos Mobile Chip Hits Production Next Month

It's been beaten to market by Nvidia and its astonishingly rapid deployment of the Tegra 2 processor in pretty much everything with a screen, now Samsung is ready to start shouting about its own dual-core mobile processor—which it's decided to rename "Exynos". Here's how the marketing people came up with that: » 2/11/11 3:40am 2/11/11 3:40am

Awaiting a Dual-Core BlackBerry? You'll Be There a While

RIM's Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis said in an interview with PCMag that while "the multicore platform is currently perfect for tablets," BlackBerry just isn't ready to jump into the dual-core smartphones pool alongside LG, Samsung, Motorola et al. He cited "battery life, size, weight, thickness and cost" as reasons for… » 1/11/11 4:10am 1/11/11 4:10am

Info on Intel's Dual-Core Atom 330 Processor Hits Internets

Last we'd heard about dual-core version of Intel's tiny Atom processor it was delayed » 8/20/08 5:45am 8/20/08 5:45am through supply problems... but now info on Intel's Atom 330 dual-core has arrived. It's a desktop chip, with a 533MHz frontside bus and based on the 45nm process, though there's no info on its clock speeds yet. It'll be compatible…

Everun Note UMPC is First to Pack Dual-Core Processor, Says Raon Digital

The latest entry into the UMPC market first stirred-up by the Eee PC is this new ultra-light from Raon Digital. It's beefy inside despite its tiny size, packing a dual-core CPU—AMD Turion—which, according to the makers, is a first. It looks barely bigger across than its 7-inch screen (with 1024 x 600 pixels), but… » 8/12/08 5:14am 8/12/08 5:14am

Dealzmodo: Toshiba Satellite S4527 Dual Core Vista Notebook, $650

Circuit City has $100 off a pretty snazzy Toshiba laptop. The S4527 laptop has a T2080 1.7GHz processor, 1GB DDR2 RAM, 120GB hard drive, CD/DVD burner, 15.4-inch widescreen, Wi-Fi, card reader and includes Windows Vista Home Premium. The grand total is $650 after the $100 instant savings. Not bad for an average… » 4/09/07 6:20pm 4/09/07 6:20pm