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Jan 06 AT 12:18 AM Taylor Wimberly 18 Comments

ZiiLabs introduces “100-core” ZMS-40 SoC, still no actual products in sight

ZiiLabs has a track record of announcing impressive sounding processors, but they have failed for the most part at getting their chips into consumer devices. Today ZiiLabs continued that trend when they announced the “100-core” ZMS-40 system-on-a-chip (SoC), the follow-up to their “50-core” ZMS-20 that was revealed back in October.

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Sep 20 AT 1:51 PM Taylor Wimberly 56 Comments

NVIDIA sneaks 5th core into quad-core Kal-El for extra battery life

Earlier this year NVIDIA unveiled and demonstrated the world’s first mobile quad-core processor at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This came the day after Qualcomm paper-launched their quad-core Snapdragon S4 (slated for a 2H 2012 release), so we were quite excited to see NVIDIA demonstrate a working quad-core Android tablet and commit to retail devices ... Read More »


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May 29 AT 9:51 PM Taylor Wimberly 27 Comments

Qualcomm’s next gen Snapdragon on track to sample next month, 28nm chip promises 75% lower power

NVIDIA will ship the world’s first mobile quad-core processor (Kal-El), but Qualcomm is on track to be the first to market with a mobile 28nm processor. Delivering up to twice the density of previous manufacturing nodes, 28nm technology allows chips to do far more with less power.

Qualcomm just announced that their next generation of ... Read More »

Feb 09 AT 3:19 PM Taylor Wimberly 15 Comments

HP hints at Qualcomm’s dual-core Snapdragon availability, but when are the other dual-cores coming?

The first dual-core phone in the USA, the Motorola Atrix 4G, goes on pre-sale this weekend and it will be available in AT&T stores by March 3rd. That device is powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 processor, but many other semiconductor companies are also working on dual-core solutions.

Qualcomm has their third-generationg, dual-core Snapdragon, ... Read More »