Tonight NVIDIA finally revealed their Tegra 4 chip, which they claim is the world’s fastest mobile processor. In line with earlier leaks, Tegra 4 offers the world’s first mobile chip with quad-core Cortex-A15 CPUs. This latest generation of ARM’s CPU core has appeared in new devices like the Samsung Nexus 10, but NVIDIA claims ... Read More »
Want a sneak peek at the newest mobile processor to power your next smartphone and tablet? Tonight NVIDIA is holding their CES press conference, and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang is widely expected to unveil the highly anticipated Tegra 4 chip. Recent leaks suggest we will see the world’s first mobile chip with quad-core ... Read More »
NVIDIA first revealed their Tegra 3 (Project Kal-El) chip back in early 2011 and we expected to see Tegra 4 (Project Wayne) sometime in 2012, but their yearly cadence was pushed back for unknown reasons. Now it appears that NVIDIA is close to announcing Tegra 4 as a leaked slide for Project ... Read More »
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One month ago we spotted an unknown Android device with Samsung’s next-generation Exynos 5250 chip. Today another mysterious device appeared on the GLBenchmark site with the same processor, which leads us to believe we could see some kind of announcement sooner rather than later.
Today Google announced that a new Samsung Chromebook was going on sale for only $249. The device features a 11.6-inch display, 16 GB SSD, 2 GB RAM, 1.7 GHz dual-core Exynos 5250 chip, and weighs only 2.4 lbs. A model with a built in 3G modem is selling for $329. ... Read More »
Early this week the Korea Times reported that Samsung was already working on the Galaxy S IV, which the company quickly denied as not true. Thanks to a leaked benchmark result, we now have evidence that Samsung is testing a new Android smartphone that appears to be the successor to the Galaxy S ... Read More »
The closer we get to the one year anniversary of the Galaxy Nexus unveiling, the stranger a complete lack of future Nexus leaks become. We’ve certainly heard a couple rumors, but by this time last year, the blogosphere was lighting up non-stop with Nexus news. Today, even with the appearance of a user agent profile ... Read More »
Two years ago ARM Holdings announced their new architecture that would replace the Cortex-A9 CPU core found in most of today’s Android phones and tablets. Codenamed Project Eagle, the new Cortex-A15 CPU was dubbed an “Intel killer” since it was designed for a wide range of devices, including low-power servers, and boasted speeds up to ... Read More »
Sometimes less really is more. Qualcomm has been telling us their dual-core Snapdragon S4 is faster than competing quad-core chips and now Texas Instruments is echoing that same message. This time they take a direct shot at NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 by matching it up with their OMAP5 development platform.
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Samsung might be holding their Galaxy S III from next month’s Mobile World Congress show, but that doesn’t mean this will be a quiet show for them. Thanks to a little digging around I did during CES and some other recent news, I now believe I know what Samsung will introduce in its place. ... Read More »