Texas Instruments, the chip manufacturer that provides processors for a handful of smartphones and tablets, is looking to change directions. The company announced today that it will be backing out of the smartphone and tablet business to focus more on a broader market like automobiles and other embedded chip systems.
Texas Instrument might have in store for ICS devices, they are already starting to tease us about the next generation in mobile processors. Their new OMAP 5 chipset is shown off in a few video demos today and we have them all below for your viewing pleasure. Basically the OMAP 5 are some dual-core powerhouse chips rocking speeds upwards of 2.0 Ghz and some serious graphical prowess.
Nexus Prime. We are still short on news regarding Ice Cream Sandwich too but we have all been wondering for a while what phone would launch with the lovely new operating system. While we still don't know the details some new information is suggesting it will be running on a TI OMAP 4 CPU when it finally launches.
reported that Archos had two new tablets looking to shake things up on the way. The two slates, the 80 G9 and the 101 G9 may not be due out until September, but Chris Davies, at our sister site, SlashGear, has gotten an early peak at prototypes.