LG Optimus G Review: A Speedster That Gets in Its Own Way

Say this for the Optimus G: it doesn't skimp. LG went for broke to shake off its mid-range reputation, cramming its latest flagship Android phone full of goodies. But specs don't always equal performance. » 10/20/12 10:00am 10/20/12 10:00am

Hands On: Toshiba's New Excite Tablets Come In Small, Regular, and Holy…

The Toshiba Thrive was big and fat. The Thrive 7 trimmed down a bit, but it was still pretty beefy. That's why we were surprised when we saw the new Excite series and our reaction was, "Oh sweetie! What, you don't eat?" » 4/10/12 8:00am 4/10/12 8:00am

Pre-Order Acer's Quad-Core Tegra 3 Tablet

The Acer Iconia A510 is coming. We got some hands-on time with it at CES and we were impressed. A 10.1-inch 1080p screen, a Tegra 3 quad-core processor, and Ice Cream Sandwich sounds mighty good, and now you can pre-order one. » 3/22/12 8:00am 3/22/12 8:00am

Will the Nexus Tablet Come From… Asus?

Skip the grain and go straight to a full salt-lick for this one. Android and Me claims claims trusted sources have confirmed that Asus will be making a quad-core, 7-inch Google Experience tablet for $199. Why the hell not? » 3/05/12 9:53am 3/05/12 9:53am

The HTC One X Hands-On: The Most Exciting Android Phone to Date…

HTC's new flagship phone is an absolute monster. Quad-core 1.5GHz Tegra 3 processor, 4.7" 720p Super LCD2, 8MP f2.0 camera with its own image processor. I got to spend a little time with this thing, and it's the most excited I've been about a phone in a long time. » 2/26/12 3:45pm 2/26/12 3:45pm

Huawei's Ascend D Quad Phone Looks Ferocious

Huawei isn't exactly the first name you think of when it comes to high-end smartphone. In fact, it may be among the last. Its new 4.5-inch, Ice-Cream Sandwich running, quad-core with 16 core graphics processor and LTE may change that. » 2/26/12 10:43am 2/26/12 10:43am

LG's New X3 Phone May Be Powerful Enough to Tear Your Face Off

We generally pass on random phone rumors, but PocketNow seems to have scooped something that sounds awfully tasty. The LG X3 (codename) will supposedly have a Tegra 3 quad-core processor, a 4.7-inch 720p screen, an 8MP camera, and NFC. Um, yum? » 1/20/12 2:20pm 1/20/12 2:20pm

Your Next iPad Could Have a Blazing Fast Quad-Core A6 Processor

Apple commercials usually tout what the iPad and iPhone can do rather than the innards running them. That doesn't mean Apple isn't actively working on making your next iOS Device super-duper, quad-core fast. » 1/06/12 11:48am 1/06/12 11:48am

Rumor: Lenovo to Release the Honey Badger of Tegra 3 Tablets

Lenovo is not one to sit around and let Asus have all the super-spec'd tablet fun. Engadget has sniffed out a rumor that they'll be bringing their own quad-core Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) very, very soon. Monster fight! » 11/14/11 9:26am 11/14/11 9:26am

Meet the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, the World's First…

When Apple's Power Mac G4 came out it was classified as a super computer. It had dual-processors! What would the people of the past have made of this tablet computer, which is the first to have a quad-core processor? » 11/09/11 1:00am 11/09/11 1:00am

Holy Crap, Four Cores in a Cellphone

Smartphones with dual-core processors are still a bonus—but what about four of those goddamn things? The alleged Android-y HTC Edge packs that, plus a sizzling Tegra 3 package. That's one spicy processing meatball, if PocketNow is correct. » 11/07/11 2:14pm 11/07/11 2:14pm

27-inch iMac Benchmarks: Core i7 vs. Core i5

Updated: Core i5 iMacs are fast, but early Core i7 benchmarks show 30 percent performance gains. A good upgrade for $200 (which adds 10 percent to the $2000 price). Timon-Royer's graph uses Geekbench 2 results (OS 10.6.2). [Timon-Royer] » 11/16/09 7:09am 11/16/09 7:09am

First of the Quad Core i5 iMac Benchmarks

Electronista has benchmarked the new Quad Core i5 chips in the new iMac, and comparing his scores to mine, its pretty clear we've got almost 2x some scores in some CPU/memory tests. » 11/12/09 6:32pm 11/12/09 6:32pm

Roadmap for Intel's First Nehalem-Based Mobile Chips Leaked

Details for Intel's new quad- and dual-core i7 and i5 chips have leaked in the form of a roadmap, so we've got some excellent specifics, including release dates and prices. » 7/15/09 9:20pm 7/15/09 9:20pm

Apple Warns Resellers of Reduced iMac Availability: New Models On the…

AppleInsider reports that Apple has begun warning resellers that new orders for the high-end 24-inch iMac may not be filled due to decreasing supplies. Let's look at what we know about a possible iMac refresh. » 1/31/09 11:30am 1/31/09 11:30am

Asus G71 Gaming Laptop Uses Quad-Core Chip

Asus has updated its G-series gaming laptop line with the G71, a notebook that sports Intel's new QX9300 quad-core processor. The computer comes with a 17-inch Crystal Shine display, an NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GT GDDR3 512MB graphics card, and can be customized with up to 4GB of system memory and 1TB of hard disk space.… » 10/08/08 2:05am 10/08/08 2:05am

AMD Processor Roadmap Leaked Online: Quad-Core "Deneb" Phenoms in…

AMD's immediate processor plans have been leaked in the form of a PowerPoint slide to Spanish site CHW.net » 9/04/08 10:45am 9/04/08 10:45am. Dual-core "Brisbane" Athlons at 2.6GHz are due in October, alongside "Toliman" triple-core Phenoms. November sees the single-core "Lima" Athlon chip, obviously destined for low-power devices, since it runs at…

Intel Nehalem Chip Moniker Begets "Core i7" Branding

Those upcoming crazy fast Intel Nehalem chips we've profiled a bunch of times this year got an official name today, and in typical Intel fashion the subdued moniker does little to betray the speedy goodness housed within. The chip set will be called Core i7 in its first generation of products, and is also the first of… » 8/10/08 7:30pm 8/10/08 7:30pm

Intel Launching Cheap Quad Core Processors to Battle Budget AMD Triple…

Digitimes is reporting that Intel is about to pop a series of cheap quad core processors (Q8000) to slap back at AMD's budget triple core offerings. The first will be the Core 2 Quad 8200, which'll run at 2.33GHz with a 4MB L2 cache, supporting a front-side bus of up to 1333MHz for around $200. Difference between… » 6/13/08 2:10pm 6/13/08 2:10pm