Monday, 5 Nov 2012
Sony is rumored to be shipping its second generation PlayStation 4 development kits to selected game studios. According to VG24/7, the hardware of the kits is housed inside of a typical PC chassis, with a third revision expected sometime in January 2014.
Thursday, 1 Nov 2012
Intel is working on a 48-core processor for smartphones and tablets. The company's focus on this project is to find new ways to manage and use multiple cores in mobile devices. According to the project researchers, this massive multi-core CPU could be ready in five to ten years.
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012
ARM has just announced their 64-bit Cortex-A50 series of processors. This comes just shortly after AMD announced their plans to build 64-bit ARM processors for servers. The flagship Cortex-A57 and Cortex-A53 processors will feature ARMv8 architecture and can work together in a big.LITTLE configuration.
Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012
Titan, touted as the world's first open-source supercomputer, made its debut at the Oak Ridge Labs in the United States. Titan is 20 times faster than Jaguar, its predecessor, as the former is capable of a peak performance of 20 petaflops - 20 million billion floating-point operations per second.
Monday, 29 Oct 2012
Scientists at IBM Research have reported a breakthrough in carbon nanotube technology, allowing them to arrange the nanotubes 100 times more densely than earlier methods
Thursday, 25 Oct 2012
AMD has announced an update to the Guinness World Record-setting AMD FX family of CPUs. The latest AMD FX processor features the new "Piledriver" multi-core architecture which offers up to a 15% increase in performance at a lower price than the previous generation.
Friday, 19 Oct 2012
Intel is rumored to be working on the next generation of Atom processors that are targeted at powering micro servers. Dubbed Avoton, this upcoming system-on-a-chip (SoC) will be based on 22nm Silvermont architecture and feature up to eight cores that share 4MB of L2 cache (1MB per core).
Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012
AMD has officially launched its new Z-Series APU for Windows 8 tablets. Its flagship Z-60 APU is a low-powered dual-core chip and it is also targeted at small form factor PCs. Read on to uncover more details of this new APU.
Friday, 5 Oct 2012
According to the local AMD office, the Trinity desktop APUs will be available at the end of this month. Their pricing will be made only be known then. Hence, do expect these APUs to be on the shelves by November when their accompanying Socket FM2 motherboards are on sale as well.
Friday, 28 Sep 2012
Intel has shared details about their next generation Atom processor. The company said there are at least nine manufacturers who will be releasing their devices built around a dual-core, 1.8GHz Atom Z2760 CPU that is very similar to the Medfield chip used in smartphones.