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Sep 25 AT 9:52 PM Taylor Wimberly 20 Comments

Texas Instruments to exit OMAP from smartphones and tablets?

Today Texas Instruments announced it would “shift its wireless investment focus from products like smartphones to a broader market including industrial clients like carmakers,” a move that sent their shares down 3 percent. TI said they would continue to support their current customers, but they will not invest in supporting its customers future roadmap for tablets ... Read More »

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Apr 16 AT 8:15 AM Nick Gray 20 Comments

ARCHOS 80 G9 Turbo review

It’s been a little more than a year since the Motorola XOOM made its debut as the first Android device running on Google’s tablet version of the OS – Honeycomb. At the time, Motorola priced its Wi-Fi only version of the XOOM at $599 for an experience which wasn’t quite ready for prime time. Fortunately ... Read More »

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Feb 22 AT 5:32 PM Taylor Wimberly 27 Comments

TI says unreleased OMAP5 faster than commercially available quad-core devices

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.

The video below is extremely boring, ... Read More »

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Feb 21 AT 10:59 AM Taylor Wimberly 39 Comments

Quad-core Snapdragon S4 still on track for Q4, but dual-core model has plenty of power

Next week at Mobile World Congress we will see the debut of several Android devices that feature next-generation mobile processors. Companies like NVIDIA, Samsung, Texas Instruments, and Qualcomm will show off their latest silicon, and each one will tell us why their processor is the best.

Just like I wrote last year around this time, ... Read More »

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Jan 23 AT 11:35 AM Taylor Wimberly 25 Comments

Correction: First Android devices with WiFi Display likely powered by Texas Instruments’ OMAP4

Earlier this month I reported that the first Android devices to support the new WiFi Display industry standard would be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4, but after meeting with Texas Instruments I now believe their OMAP4 platform will enable this exciting technology ahead of the competition.

Many Android devices already support WiFi ... Read More »

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