Oliver Shultz 25 July 2012, 15:57

Broadcom 5G WiFi chip introduced

Broadcom 5G WiFi chip introduced

A new innovation in WiFi is going to be ushered into the world of consumer electronics early next year. That’s because of a new combo chip invented by Broadcom that promises to deliver the fifth generation of broadband wireless connectivity. The chip, known as the BCM4335, claims to offer “dramatic speed, range and power efficiency.”

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Oliver Shultz 31 May 2012, 15:45

Intel launches Ivy Bridge laptop chips, changes ultrabook requirements

Intel launches Ivy Bridge laptop chips, changes ultrabook requirements

Last month, Intel launched its third-generation processors in the Core family, known as Ivy Bridge. Those chips that launched last month were high-powered versions, not the power sipping, miserly chips that would make their way into notebooks and ultrabooks looking for performance and long battery life. Today, Intel has officially launched its laptop focused Ivy Bridge processors.

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Oliver Shultz 12 April 2012, 13:59

Apple’s new Apple TV A5 chip is 41% smaller than previous A5

Apple’s new Apple TV A5 chip is 41% smaller than previous A5

It has been newly revealed that the Apple A5 chip that appears in the newest version of the Apple TV set-top streaming box is actually based on a dual-core architecture. Not only that, it is also 41% smaller than the A5 chip found in other Apple devices. These are factors that would significantly lower Apple’s manufacturing cost, an important factor in the new Apple TV.

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Oliver Shultz 20 January 2012, 23:13

iPad 3 rumored to come this March with quad-core chip and 4G LTE

iPad 3 rumored to come this March with quad-core chip and 4G LTE

Another rumor for the iPad 3 has surfaced with some details given by Bloomberg, claiming that the iPad 3 production is already underway and will be ready for a launch as early as March.

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