chips

ARM unveils Cortex-A17 CPU and Mali-T720 GPU for mid-range devices

Riding on the popularity that its ARM chip designs are currently enjoying in the mobile world, ARM Holdings has announced two new chips for chip makers to turn into reality. The Cortex-A17 processor and the Mali-T720 graphics chip will deliver the much needed and improved performance that ARM hopes will power the next generation of mid-range mobile devices.

NVIDIA Tegra Zone [Review] [Game Guide for Super Chip Device Owners]

You'll be freaking out with the power you've got in your hands once you set your eyeballs on the games you'll be able to run with your new Motorola XOOM tablet. The same can be said about what magic will unfold before you once you're rolling with the ATRIX 4G. What's inside these bad mothers, these next-age monsters of energy that's obviously best applied to games? NVIDIA Tegra 2 mobile super chips. And what do they power? Completely fabulous in-depth games we never expected to be on telephones. Have a look at our NVIDIA Tegra Optimized Mini Game Guide, then head below to see the app you'll love to peek at in order to access the greatness in your very own little hut of NVIDIA sunshine.

Samsung’s New Near Field Communication Chip Promises Increased Wireless Connectivity

Today Samsung announces their new NFC (Near Field Communication) chip with embedded flash memory. This low power design has advanced RF sensitivity and will allow designers a hot choice for NFC phones of the future - NFC devices have the ability to instantly connect peer-to-peer working directly with Bluetooth and/or Wifi for fast, efficient data transmission. This short-range, high frequency wireless tech allows devices connection and transfer to other NFC devices without manual configuration, and might work in the future for bus and subway fares on the quick.

Compal 7 inch Android Tablet Running NVIDIA Tegra 2 – Video

The Compal 7 is an Android tablet that features the famed Tegra 2 chips, it was recently handled at the Netbook Summit here in San Francisco. Is it just me or is the wait for these NVIDIA Tegra 2 tablets following in the footsteps of Flash 10 for Android. It seems like we’ve been waiting on these to arrive for a year now. There have been many prototypes demonstrated with this awesome technology ad yet none of them has hit the streets yet.