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Intel’s System-on-a-Chip “Medfield” specs leaked

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An online report, citing various sources, has claimed that Intel will soon release a new 32nm System-on-a-Chip codenamed “Medfield” that will compete with NVIDIA’s Tegra and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors. VR-Zone has leaked the performance of its benchmark prototype tablet – running a 1.6GHz chip, 1GB of DDR2 RAM, a 10.1-inch display, and having Android 3.x Honeycomb installed. The tablet managed to score a Caffeinemark 3 score of 10,500 – according […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 27: CES is driving us GaGa

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And we’re back officially. CES was in full swing, and we saw a lot of tablets, 4G phones and 3D from Sony. We also had crazy Harvey Norman trying to put GST on our purchases online, Facebook being valued at $50 billion and the Mac App Store launch – and hack. And yes, it is the first hour long podcast – and the only one as it seems. But, hey, […]

System on a Chip Architectures coming to Microsoft

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Today at CES before Microsoft’s Keynote at 6.30PM pacific time, Microsoft have announced that the next version of Windows, Windows 8, will support the System on a Chip Architecture from Intel, AMD and ARM based systems such as NVIDIA, Qualcomm and Texas Instruments. The System on a Chip Architecture will allow for operating systems and preinstalled applications to reside on the actual processor unit. The operating system should run as expected […]