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IBM Announces World’s First 7nm Chip

IBM Announces World’s First 7nm Chip

The 7nm functional chip by IBM will be the most powerful processor chip in existence....

Jul 9 2015, 9:02am CDT

Samsung's First In-House Mobile GPU delayed

Samsung's First In-House Mobile GPU delayed

Latest report suggests Samsung has delayed the production of its In House Mobile GPU by as much as five years...

Jun 17 2015, 11:50pm CDT

AMD releases Radeon R9 Fury for VR Enthusiasts

AMD releases Radeon R9 Fury for VR Enthusiasts

AMD announced new high-end graphics cards with the Radeo R9 Fury, Radeo R9 300 and R7 300....

Jun 17 2015, 4:03am CDT

AMD’s new Carrizo APU Offer Twice the Gaming Performance

AMD’s new Carrizo APU Offers Twice the Gaming Performance

AMD Carrizo offers twice the gaming performance and aims to improve the battery life...

Jun 3 2015, 11:44am CDT

AMD 6th Generation CPUs Unveiled at Computex 2015

AMD 6th Generation CPUs Unveiled at Computex 2015

AMD launches their 6th Generation Processors including the AMD FX, AMD A10 and AMD A8....

Jun 3 2015, 3:03am CDT

Oculus VR Recommends these PC Specs for Rift VR System

Oculus VR Recommends these PC Specs for Rift VR System

As promised Oculus VR is revealing more details about its consumer virtual reality system. Today the company revealed which PC...

May 15 2015, 12:47pm CDT

Qualcomm combines LTE and Wi-Fi in its New LTE-U Chips

Qualcomm integrates both LTE and Wi-Fi in its New LTE-U Small Cells

Qualcomm is working on extending LTE so to enhance user mobile experience which will also help the operators with meeting their...

Feb 27 2015, 3:50am CST

Intelligraphics, Inc. to show Chiltepin in Vegas

Intelligraphics, Inc. to show Chiltepin in Vegas

New driver graphics core to be at CES 2015...

Dec 27 2014, 6:41am CST

ITC Urged to Ban Nvidia Chips in the US

ITC Urged to Ban Nvidia Chips in the US

Samsung has asked the agency to block the computer-graphics chips that are made by the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company....

Nov 23 2014, 11:04am CST

Lisa Su becomes New Head of AMD

Lisa Su becomes New Head of AMD

Lisa Su has been appointed as the new head of AMD and she has taken her rightful position as the CEO of the organization....

Oct 9 2014, 6:06am CDT

Qualcomm starts testing the Snapdragon 810 chipset

Qualcomm starts testing the Snapdragon 810 chipset

Thanks to a listing in the AnTuTu benchmark database, we can see it is currently undergoing testing....

Aug 16 2014, 2:57am CDT

Qualcomm Acquires 'WiGig Pioneer' Wilocity

Qualcomm Acquires 'WiGig Pioneer' Wilocity

The company working on WiGig-friendly chips, Wilocity, was recently acquired by Qualcomm....

Jul 6 2014, 1:12pm CDT

Alienware's Alpha Is The Real Deal

Alienware's Alpha Is The Real Deal

A funny thing happened on the road between CES 2014 and E3 2014: Alienware went from showcasing a console-esque Steam Machine w...

Jun 11 2014, 1:11am CDT

Microsoft Surface Mini to Use Qualcomm Chips

Microsoft Surface Mini to Use Qualcomm Chips

Microsoft is said to launch a small version of its Surface tablet (called Surface mini) on May 20 that will use Qualcomm chips...

May 7 2014, 9:26am CDT

Radeon R9 295x2 Review: AMD Delivers With Exciting Liquid-Cooled GPU

Radeon R9 295x2 Review: AMD Delivers With Exciting Liquid-Cooled GPU

“We won’t make the same thermal mistakes again.” An AMD executive uttered this promise — and did so quite passionately — to me...

Apr 8 2014, 5:11am CDT

Snapdragon 810 and 808 64-bit chipsets unveiled by Qualcomm

Snapdragon 810 and 808 64-bit chipsets unveiled by Qualcomm

The new chipsets come as replacements to existing versions and both feature 4G LTE Cat. 6 modems...

Apr 7 2014, 10:51am CDT

Chip Designer Imagination Says Wearable Boom Will Vindicate Its Risky Expansion

Imagination Technologies Says Wearable Boom Will Vindicate Its Risky Expansion

It’s over a year since Imagination Technologies (LON:IMG) trespassed into ARM’s territory, through the bullish $100 million acq...

Apr 1 2014, 3:37pm CDT

Exclusive: AMD's Matt Skynner Talks New Crytek Partnership, Mantle

Exclusive: AMD's Matt Skynner Talks New Crytek Partnership, Mantle's 'Beacon Of Leadership'

When I last spoke with AMD’s Matt Skynner (Corporate VP and GM of Graphics Business Unit) in September 2013, he didn’...

Mar 19 2014, 4:21pm CDT

Microsoft will announce the DirectX 12 on March 20 at the GDC event

Microsoft will announce the DirectX 12 on March 20 at the GDC event

Considering the company's love for pairing Direct X releases with newer versions of Windows, we might see this one coming...

Mar 6 2014, 12:00pm CST

Microsoft Preparing To One-Up AMD's Mantle With New Version of DirectX

Microsoft:Preparing New Version of DirectX

Last year AMD debuted a new application programming interface (API) called Mantle alongside their new Hawaii GPU architecture....

Feb 26 2014, 5:26pm CST

Three new chipsets announced at MWC by Qualcomm

Three new chipsets announced at MWC by Qualcomm

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 801, 610 and the 615...

Feb 24 2014, 7:17am CST

Mobile World Congress: The State of Nvidia's LTE Modems

Mobile World Congress: The State of Nvidia's LTE Modems

Nvidia made some very interesting announcements at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.  While they won’t win t...

Feb 24 2014, 3:36am CST

Nvidia Is About To Steal The Cryptocurrency Mining Crown From AMD

Nvidia Set To Steal The Cryptocurrency Mining Crown From AMD

Buried on the 17th page of Tom’s Hardware’s GeForce GTX 750 Ti graphics card review is a simple benchmark that could dramatical...

Feb 21 2014, 12:33am CST

PC GPU Market Bounces Back, With Nvidia Up and AMD Down

PC GPU Market Bounces Back, With Nvidia Up and AMD Down

The PC as we know it is continues to flounder when analyzing year-over-year sales, but PC sales have increased 1.8% from Q3 201...

Feb 20 2014, 7:44am CST

AMD Completes R7 Series Of Graphics Cards With New Radeon 265

AMD Completes R7 Series Of Graphics Cards With New Radeon 265, Cuts Price On 260x

Looking at AMD’s range of entry-level and mid-range graphics cards, there’s a noticeable gap in both performance and price betw...

Feb 12 2014, 11:34pm CST

The new MT6595 chips by MediaTek

The new MT6595 chips by MediaTek

MediaTek announces the production of the world's first octa-core LTE system-on-chip...

Feb 11 2014, 12:45pm CST

Rambus' Horowitz: Talks on the Semiconductor Industry's Future

Rambus' Horowitz: Talks on the Semiconductor Industry's Future

Attendees of the 60th annual International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) hosted by the IEEE got a real treat on Monda...

Feb 11 2014, 2:13am CST

Asian Smartphone Outperforms Qualcomm-Based Rivals For Half The Price

Asian Smartphone Outperforms Qualcomm-Based Rivals For Half The Price

If you don’t yet know of the Alcatel One Touch Idol X+, I don’t blame you — the phone’s announcement at CES last month was a pr...

Feb 4 2014, 11:02am CST

SIA: Semiconductors Finally Break $300 Billion Barrier

SIA: Semiconductors Finally Break $300 Billion Barrier

The semiconductor industry finally broke through a barrier that it has been struggling to overcome since the middle 1990s: Annu...

Feb 4 2014, 2:10am CST

Build A 4K Gaming PC For Less Than $2500

Build A 4K Gaming PC For Less Than $2500

If you approached me toward the end of 2013 and suggested I could build an entry-level 4K gaming PC for about $2500, I would ha...

Jan 27 2014, 6:32am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: FINsix 65W Laptop Adapter from FINsix

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: FINsix 65W Laptop Adapter from FINsix

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: FINsix 65W Laptop Adapter from FINsix...

Jan 15 2014, 12:18am CST

AMD's Kaveri APU With Radeon R7 Graphics Targets Mainstream, Power-Efficient Computing

AMD's Kaveri APU With Radeon R7 Graphics Targets Mainstream, Power-Efficient Computing

AMD officially launched their next generation Kaveri processor today finally realizing a long term vision of the company to ful...

Jan 14 2014, 3:56pm CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: 4th Generation Intel CoreTM Processor from Intel Corporation

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: 4th Generation Intel CoreTM Processor from Intel Corporation

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: 4th Generation Intel CoreTM Processor from Intel Corporation...

Jan 14 2014, 12:16pm CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: "Discovery" Tablet with AMD Dock Port Enabled Docking Solutions from AMD

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: "Discovery" Tablet with AMD Dock Port Enabled Docking Solutions from AMD

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: "Discovery" Tablet with AMD Dock Port Enabled Docking Solutions from AMD...

Jan 14 2014, 11:25am CST

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Nvidia promotes new chip with crop circle

Nvidia promotes new gaming chip for tablets with crop circle, mystifying locals in California LAS VEGAS (AP) — A...

Jan 6 2014, 12:46am CST

Hot Brands To Watch At CES This Week Include Apple And Samsung

Hot Brands To Watch At CES This Week Include Apple And Samsung

What innovations will debut this week at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas? Which moves by leading brands will matter most...

Jan 5 2014, 9:51pm CST

Quantenna wins prestigious 2013 Global Semiconductor Alliance Award

Quantenna wins prestigious 2013 Global Semiconductor Alliance Award

The famous Quantenna Communications Inc., which is a leader in the ultra-reliable Wi-Fi networking for the whole-home entertain...

Dec 29 2013, 11:48pm CST

The LEET Pure PC - A PS4 And Xbox One Killer For Your Entertainment Room

The LEET Pure PC - A PS4 And Xbox One Killer For Your Entertainment Room

Home theatre PCs (HTPCs) have been around for more than a decade, but they remain fairly niche additions to your living room or...

Dec 24 2013, 4:16am CST