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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…

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…

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…

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…

Play Music Even Louder on Your Smartphone, Thanks to TI

Texas Instruments was showing off some technology that protects your speaker from over heating or even blowing out. The chip will meansure the heat and use this information to gauge whether or not the speaker is overheating, if it’s not then they push the sound. …

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…

Tegra 3 VS TI OMAP – Notion Ink Explains Why They left Nvidia

The Notion Ink Adam… wasn’t exactly the most popular tablet on the market, but it did capture the heart of geeks because of its use of cutting edge technology like the Pixel Qi screen. The next generation Adam tablet has been announced and it’s running

Texas Instruments Shows Off OMAP 5, Getting Us Excited Prematurly

At CES last week Texas Instruments was showing off a new Android 4.0 reference design which is based on their new OMAP 5 processor. We have to admit it looks great, but the late 2012 early 2013 release date has us wondering why they would…

Nokia N9 Unboxing & Lumia 800 Comparison Video

The Nokia Lumia 800 and the Nokia N9… might look identical apart from having a different operating system, but in fact under the hood the phone’s have several differences.  The Lumia 800 has a 1.4GHz Qualcomm processor paired with 512MB of RAM and 16GB of

Amazon to Tackle Smartphone Market Next?

An analyst report going around today from Citi analysts Mark Mahaney and Kevin Chang claims that Amazon could have a smartphone offering out by Q4 of 2012. Supposedly, according to information obtained from Amazon’s supply chains in China, Amazon is partnering with Foxconn to develop…

Amazon’s Kindle Fire Review Round Up

The reviews are out on the Amazon Kindle Fire… and  they are mixed, but the reality is that for the $199 price point there were some sacrifices made even though its got some very decent specs.

The Kindle Fire has a 7-inch multitouch IPS display

Texas Instrument Looking to Sell ARM Division?

Semi-Accurate has dug up a rumour that says Texas Instruments about to sell its ARM/OMAP division.
Apparently Intel, AMD, ATIC, and Nvidia are interested in picking it up but really, if its true then any one with an ARM chipset would be in the running.…

MasterImage Shows off 7″ No Glasses 3D with Airlines in mind?

No glasses 3D was a pervasive theme of Computex 2011 and chipset maker Texas Instruments (TI) has decided to up its ante in the space by announcing a partnership with MasterImage 3D.  We ran into these guys last year at Nvidia’s GPU conference and things…