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Apple to ditch Samsung for iPad 3 chip?

Apple to ditch Samsung for iPad 3 chip?

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With all the legal wrangles going on between Apple and Samsung (you show me yours and I'll show you mine) it's easy to forget that the two tech giants are BFFs when it comes to chip production - Samsung manufactured the A4 chip that sits in your iPhone... >>

Intel Tri-Gate transistor paves way for gadgets of the future

Intel Tri-Gate transistor paves way for gadgets of the future

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2D transistors are so last year, and as such Intel has announced its brand new 3D transistor which should go some way to making the next generation of computing devices smaller, more efficient and, yes, more powerful. To be fair the older 2D planar transistors,... >>

Formay disk-on-chip SSD holds 64GB on size of a quarter

Formay disk-on-chip SSD holds 64GB on size of a quarter

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As a rule it pays if the gubbins that goes into powering consumer technology gets smaller, leaving more space for big screens and thinner form factors; which is why Formay's announcement of its new disk-on-chip (DOC) solid state hard drive is good news.... >>

iPhone 5 to rock A5 dual core chip

iPhone 5 to rock A5 dual core chip

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Wow, talk about a picture telling the story. We don't even really need to add any copy to this, do we? It's all fairly clear. Hang on, whaddya mean you don't get it? It's startlingly obvious isn't it? The above kernelcache.release file proves that the... >>

DivX Plus HD SoC allows 1080p mobile fun

DivX Plus HD SoC allows 1080p mobile fun

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Over in Barcelona at MWC, DivX, the digital video codec specialist, has announced the world’s first DivX Plus HD certified mobile system-on-chip (SoC) - the Renesas Mobile Corporation’s SH-Mobile MT1 (SH73704). Mobile phones used to be judged on their... >>

Qualcomm quad-core chip laughs in the face of dual-core ones

Qualcomm quad-core chip laughs in the face of dual-core ones

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Mobile World Congress is going gaga (not Lady Gaga) over dual-core processors in all their devices, but it seems next year it’s all going to be about quad-core. Qualcomm, the company that makes most of the chipsets in mobile phones (Windows Phone 7,... >>

Qualcomm boasts about its 3D prowess

Qualcomm boasts about its 3D prowess

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The mobile chip war is heating up nicely, with Qualcomm hitting back at all the Nvidia Tegra 2 3D news with a statement that its chips are more than capable of cranking up the mobile 3D action. The San Diego based company has stated that its Snapdragon... >>

Qualcomm to take on Nvidia with dual-core chips

Qualcomm to take on Nvidia with dual-core chips

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Nvidia may have stolen the show over in Las Vegas at CES with its Tegra 2 powered mobile devices, but if the chip maker thought it was going to have a dual-core stranglehold over the market for 2011 then it's in for a shock. Qualcomm, who has been talking... >>

Microsoft takes mobile computing fight to Apple with SoC architecture

Microsoft takes mobile computing fight to Apple with SoC architecture

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Microsoft has officially announced that the next version of Windows will support System on a Chip architectures (wherebye all the components of an electronic device are integrated onto a single chip). This news, which Pocket-lint brought you word of previously,... >>

Texas Instruments DLP Pico HD chipset brings 1080p 3D on the go

Texas Instruments DLP Pico HD chipset brings 1080p 3D on the go

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Texas Instruments has announced, at CES 2010 in Las Vegas, that it will be launching a brand new DLP (Digital Light Processing) Pico HD chipset; bringing the availability of a "new era for on-the-go, big screen video and images". Texas Instruments goes... >>