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3D Dead Reckoning chip from u-blox will track you even without GPS or signal

3D Dead Reckoning chip from u-blox will track you even without GPS or signal

By 10 February 2014

A new chip technology has been developed by u-blox, called 3D Dead Reckoning (ADR), that can track you even when GPS and signal are lost. The chip is aimed at cars initially to help improve navigation. Using smart 3D algorithm tracking the chip is able... >>

Nexus S first of many NFC phones says NXP

Nexus S first of many NFC phones says NXP

By 6 December 2010

NXP, the company that makes the Near Field Communication (NFC) chips for the new Samsung Nexus S, has told Pocket-lint that the Nexus S is the first of many NFC phones on the way. NXP is working with a number of phone manufacturers to bring the technology... >>

Intel introduces Itanium 9300 supercomputer chip

Intel introduces Itanium 9300 supercomputer chip

By 9 February 2010

Intel has announced a new microprocessor for supercomputers - the Itanium 9300 series. It packs a massive 2,000,000,000 transistors onto a single chip - more than twice the number found in the latest Core i7 chips from the company. The chip has four cores,... >>

Overclocker breaks world record at 8.19GHz

Overclocker breaks world record at 8.19GHz

By 26 January 2010

An overclocker by the name of TiN has claimed the world record for the fastest-running processor - a whopping 8.19GHz, using a £25 Intel Celeron D 347 chip cooled with liquid nitrogen. While the days of chasing big numbers in consumer PCs are long gone... >>

Chips chosen for Apple iSlate and 4th gen iPhone

Chips chosen for Apple iSlate and 4th gen iPhone

By 7 January 2010

Tablets may be all the rage right now but, despite HP's announcement at CES, it's the Apple iSlate that the world has its eyes on, and word is that Intel will not be involved at all. Conversations with Apple's design manufacture partners has indicated... >>

Super-speedy quantum computing just around the corner

Super-speedy quantum computing just around the corner

By 4 September 2009

The world of transistor computer chips as we know them has taken a step closer to extinction today as UK scientists made the world's first calculation on an optical based unit. The team from Bristol University used principles of quantum mechanics in a... >>


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