It seems like computers are getting smaller and smaller every day, and that's a good thing. The tiny little computer called the Raspberry Pi really caught the imagination of enthusiast and DIY geeks around the world and it has sold very well. Intel has a new computer that it's touting to compete with that Raspberry Pi device called the Next Unit of Computing.
The little box has a tiny 10 x 10 cm Ivy Bridge Core i3/i5 computer inside. It also has respectable connectivity including a Thunderbolt port, HDMI, and USB 3.0. The motherboard has dual memory slots and the board supports most Core i3/i5 processors. The tiny size and support for respectably performing components should make this very interesting device. A better performing version using Ivy Bridge and HD 4000 graphics is said to be on its way.
Oracle has announced its latest processor at the Hot Chips conference last week and this one is a serious candidate for the title of most complex chip ever.The M7, which follows the M6, will have 32 cores, 20 more compared to its predecessor and will use a new core design called the S4.Built on a 20nm manufacturing process but referred by EnterpriseTech as a 16nm FinFET 3D manufacturing node from TSMC, it is expected to pack a whopping 10 billion transistors.That's more than twice the curre ... Source: Tech.co.uk
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Music mogul 50 Cent has taken his passion for quality sound into the high-end headphone market with his company, SMS Audio. Now, he's partnering with Intel on biometric headphones that incorporate wearable technology and fitness tracking.
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At BestBuy.com this week get the 21.5-inch iMac for $990. That's $110 off the list price of $1,100, and the lowest price we have seen by $10. Free shipping is included and sales tax applies for residents of most states. This iMac features a 1.4GHz Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and 500GB hard drive. It is backed by a one year warranty on parts and labor from Apple. This configuration i ... Source: MacNN
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Intel has partnered with SMS Audio, the headphone company by rapper 50 Cent, to develop headphones designed for fitness tracking. The BioSport In-Ear Headphones includes a built-in optical heart rate monitor, one which continuously collects data about the wearer's pulse as they go throug ... Source: MacNN
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As Apple moves closer to launching its rumored health and fitness oriented iWatch, there has been significant focus on the types of sensors Apple might be looking to deploy. Among the intriguing options have been sensor-equipped earphones, which Apple has filed patent applications on in the past and which saw renewed attention following the posting of an unfounded rumor about EarPods with embedded biometric sensors earlier this year. Earphones wi ... Source: MacRumors
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Intel is partnering with headphones maker SMS Audio on headphones that can detect a user's heart rate with in-ear biometric sensors. The headphones, called Audio BioSport, are expected to be released later this year.
The partnership also has the chipmaker adding some star power to it’s wearable technology category — SMS Audio is a brand fronted by rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson.
So for those k ... Source: Business Journal of Phoenix
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One Apple shareholder, on behalf of all shareholders, has decided to sue the Cupertino company over its alleged anti-poaching agreements with other Silicon Valley tech companies, according to Patently Apple (via MacRumors’ Richard Padilla). The shareholder, R. Andre Klein, filed a derivative complaint against Apple roughly a week after a district judge rejected a proposed $324 million settlement from Apple and a host of other companies including Go ... Source: Business Insider
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Apple shareholders are the latest to jump into the fray of a lawsuit against Apple over its anti-poaching agreements with a number of other tech companies. As we’ve previously reported, Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe, and a laundry list of other companies allegedly created illegal pacts to avoid hiring each others’ engineers, allowing each employer to keep its wages low without running the risk of a competitor snatching up its c ... Source: 9to5Mac
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