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Toshiba ARM Based Windows 8/RT Tablets On Ice – Delivery Problems with TI and Qualcomm CPU’s?

Uhoh, this is not a good sign! The Japanese manufacturer Toshiba has abandoned plans for the introduction of Windows RT tablets and laptops running on ARM-based technology (that is the ARM version of Windows 8). Toshiba officially stated that “delayed components that make a timely…

Video: Google Nexus 7 vs. Samsung Galaxy Tablet 2 7.0

Since the ASUS Google Nexus 7 appeared on the scene, competitors in the 7-inch class have had a much more difficult time of it.  Many a nerd has turned coat on the competition and now favor the better-equipped Nexus 7. There’s so much buzz about…

Toshiba ARM Laptop with Windows 8 RT & TI OMAP 4470 Dual Core In Video

At Computex, Toshiba presented a non functional ARM notebook  with Windows 8 RT. Now, in a video by one of Microsoft’s Windows 8 partners, Texas Instruments, we can see the device in action. The chip manufacturer wants to advertise its TI OMAP 4470 processor, which…

HSA Foundation’s motto should be “The enemy of Intel is my friend”

The phrase “the enemy of Intel is my friend.” seems to hold true today as ARM, Imagination Technologies, MediaTek and Texas Instruments have joined forces in the form of the HSA Foundation,which is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the dark arts of Heterogeneous System…

Texas Instruments Goes Windows 8 RT on its OMAP 4470 SOC [Video]

Everyone else was showing off Windows RT on their ARM processor so we’re not surprised that Texas Instruments joined the party. TI showed Windows RT on its OMAP 4470-based system, the 1.5GHz dual-core SoC features a PowerVR SGX544 GPU and leads the competition with a…

Toshiba Presents New Windows 8 Prototype – Computex 2012

Toshiba introduced several gadgets today, including the real diagonal 21:9… ultrabook U840W. At first glance, especially in regard to Windows 8, it seemed like Toshiba’s competitors were in a better position. But that’s not quite right, because Toshiba has a few prototypes hidden amongst

Windows 8 Tablets from ASUS, ACER & Toshiba at Computex, Says Bloomberg

According to Bloomberg we’re going be seeing several Windows 8 tablets at Computex here in Taipei next week.  This isn’t really news since Computex is last big show before the summer and the fall release of the Windows 8 operating system.  What is interesting about…

Motorola Getting Friendly with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon

Motorola has a long standing relationship with Texas Instrument and has enjoyed the occasional flirtation with Tegra for their Smartphones & Tablets, but it seems that they are going to be getting friendly with Qualcomm & their Snapdragon platform.   There are some recently leaked benchmarks…

Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) Review Round Up

The Galaxy Tab… 2 (7.0) has just hit web and the verdict is good, I thought I would pull together the veditics from some of my favorite reviews.  It comes in at a very reasonable $249 and offers an average 7:40min of battery, under the

Qualcomm Number One in Mobile GPU Shipments for 2011

The Jon Peddie Research firm released some stats yesterday for shipments of mobile GPUs in SoC platforms. In general, the data shows that the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for smartphones and tablets is around 18% for 2011. This confirms the common-sense notion that tablets…

iPhone-Like Pico Projector Prototype Shows Up at the Texas Instrument Booth

Pico projectors have been shown off in the past, built into different devices like point and shoot cameras and smartphones, or offered as stand-alone devices. So far they haven’t really caught on with the mainstream public, but perhaps this year they may get a better…

TI OMAP 5′s 2 Cores are Twice as Fast as Tegra 3′s 4 cores

Texas Instrument has been showing off its OMAP 5 processors, but they must be feeling very confident to release a video pitting the OMAP 5 against what we think is nVidia’s Tegra 3 processor.
The video shows a pair of A15 cores alongside an unspecified…

Windows On ARM On Track to Ship Alongside Windows 8, Will Not Support Legacy x86 Apps

President of the Windows unit within Microsoft, Steven Sinofsky, answered a lot of questions surrounding the version of Windows 8 that will run on ARM devices, officially named Windows on ARM, or WOA.

WOA on track to launch at same time as x86/64 version of …

Notion Ink Adam II on the Way with TI OMAP 4 & ICS

Notion Ink has been busy as they’ve just announced plans for an Adam… II tablet running a Texas Instrument OMAP 44xx processor with PowerVR SG5xx graphics running Android 4.0.
To remind you, the original Adam stole our hearts because it came to market with a