Intel's Next-Gen Atom Chipset Could Have Supercharged Ivy Bridge…

It's been known for quite some time that Intel wants to enter the tablet space. When its Atom-based Balboa Pier chipset hits in early 2013, it could ultimately power the first Intel-based tablet people care about thanks to a rumored quad-core processor, 8 gigabytes of RAM and Ivy Bridge-class graphics. Whoa. » 3/23/12 9:53am 3/23/12 9:53am

The Crazy 64-Core Processor That Wants to Be in Your Smartphone

Chip company Adapteva has a crazy notion: Let's turn our smartphones into veritable supercomputers. And the way to do it? Up the ante in processing power. Not with just dual-core or quad-core processors. No, their Epiphany IV chip has a monstrous 64 cores. » 10/03/11 10:59am 10/03/11 10:59am

Tegra 2 Coming in January: Nvidia Promises Netbooks, Smartphones and…

The Tegra system-on-a-chip, the zippy hardware that powers the Zune HD, had so much potential. Then, the delays. Slow pickup. Disappointment. Whatever happened to the Tegra, Nvidia doesn't want it to happen again. This time, they say, will be different. » 12/16/09 1:51pm 12/16/09 1:51pm

MPAA Want to Bung-Up "Analog Hole," Disable Piracy-Enabling Cable Box…

Movies movies movies... we all love a good show, but the lovely MPAA is up to some pretty strange shenanigans to ensure that you get to see some shows just once—until they're out on DVD at least. The fab guys at the Motion Picture Association of America are petitioning the FCC on behalf of some major movie studios to… » 8/04/08 9:15am 8/04/08 9:15am