Thursday, 26 Jul 2012
ARM Holdings and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) have announced their agreement to produce 64-bit ARM chips for use in mobile and enterprise markets that require both high performance and energy efficiency. These chips will feature TSMC's FinFET transistors that promises leakage reduction.
Gabe Newell, former Microsoft employee, and now co-founder and managing director of video game developer Valve, has condemned Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS as "a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space."
Cisco Systems announces that the company plans to cut 1,300 jobs, or approximately two percent of its global workforce, as it continues to streamline the organization's operations to focus on core businesses.
Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012
Available as an upgrade from Lion or Snow Leopard, the ninth major release of OS X comes with iCloud integration, the all new Messages app, Notification Center, system-wide Sharing, Facebook integration, Dictation, AirPlay Mirroring, and Game Center, just to name a few.
NVIDIA has released a new DirectX 11 demo titled "A New Dawn" to demonstrate the performance and capabilities of its flagship GeForce GTX 690 graphics card.
Apple will be updating their iPod touch this year "using the same in-cell display technology rumored to be used in the next iPhone", according to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The device will also be closely modeled after the iPhone 4S as well, according to Japanese blog Macotakara.
Facebook's IPO might not be doing so well right now, but with 900 million users in tow, opportunities for increasing revenue are always there. A "want" button might just be the key to unlocking Facebook's immense commercial potential.
Previously, images taken by Lytro's innovative light field camera could only be processed by Mac users as the software is not supported by Windows. But that's about to change: Lytro has released a Windows-compatible version of its photo-processing software today.
Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor, the APQ8064 delivered quite impressive results on several benchmarks. Developers can purchase the mobile development platform (MDP) kit for US$1,299.
Chip maker Marvell announces that it will be partnering Israeli startup, Wilocity, to manufacture tri-band wireless chips designed to run on the 2.4GHz, 5GHz, and 60GHz bands.