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Apple Patents Glass Bending; Curved Glass Displays Definite for Future

December 27, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran
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When it comes to patents, Apple is keen in acquiring all most everything they can even if they aren’t going to use it for a very long time. Continuing the trend, the latest news suggests that Apple has successfully obtained a patent for glass bending technology. So does this mean the next iPhone will have […]

Intel Clover Trail Chip Works Faster than Some of its ARM Rivals

December 21, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran
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Microsoft’s Surface tablet is clashing swords with an Intel-based Windows tablet from Acer. The device apparently does better than ARM-based machines with central processor unit performance benchmarks, but the graphics department falls short. There is also a bug which is reported to have delayed the release of some of Intel’s tablets. ARM’s latest chip, going […]

Intel Chips to Become More Power Efficient

December 3, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran
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Intel is planning to bring in chips that devour less power so as to reduce energy consumption and cost. They are going to go ahead with their current line of Ivy Bridge processors instead of waiting for the next generation. The future versions of the chip will reportedly bear significant reductions in power consumption. The […]

Microsoft Mulls Over Diving into Hardware Terrain

October 26, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran
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The software giant is all set to take huge steps in the hardware sector. Steve Ballmer has expressed that Microsoft wouldn’t retreat from their hardware venture and would continue to stride forward with more devices. According to him, Surface tablets are just the beginning. This decision of Microsoft hasn’t apparently met with a warm response […]

Apple-Samsung Deal Regarding Chips Likely to be Off

October 13, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran
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For the last few months, the deal between the two electronic giants, Apple and Samsung, has turned havoc and it looks like the deal will be off in a short time. At the same time, there is also news regarding Apple’s hiring of a 16-year AMD chip veteran who could allow the firm to shift […]

Tablets with Upgradable CPUs in the Making

September 6, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran
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In the PC era, upgrading the processing power of a device was not a question at all since users were able to swap the CPU or the mother broad for a better one if the situation arises. But with the new portable computing solutions like tablets, upgrading the processing capacity was not very easy. You […]

Apple iPhone 5 to Feature A5X Processor

August 25, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran
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The much-awaited iPhone 5 is expected to go on sale from the 21st of September. As we all know, the rumored date is being keenly watched by many out there. The latest we stumble upon is that the iPhone 5 could come with the A5X processor, which, in fact, is the same dual-core variant featuring […]

LG Optimus Vu Ditches Qualcomm; Opts for Tegra While Going Global

August 20, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran
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With a global release round the bend, LG has announced that it will be featuring Tegra 3 processor instead of the earlier Qualcomm processor in its Optimus Vu. The coming September will mark the global release of the handset and LG will be taking its device to Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin […]

Nano SIM Tray Leaks; Believed to Find its Place Inside the iPhone 5

August 8, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran
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The Nano SIM hullabaloo has been here for some time and has been hovering around the Cupertino based Apple. The much-awaited iPhone is expected to come this fall and the talk in the tech world is that Apple will definitely introduce the smaller SIM card standard this time. Since Apple had even proposed its own […]

Microsoft Unveils New Mouse, Keyboard Designed for Windows 8

July 30, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran
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Microsoft has announced a new range of exclusive hardware accessories that are designed to accompany Windows 8 and there’s an update for the Touch mouse on the cards as well. The Wedge Touch mouse and Wedge Mobile Keyboard are joining the Sculpt Touch Mouse and Sculpt Mobile Keyboard. These are all designed to play nicely […]

Amazon Introduces Rentable Servers for App Developers [Video]

July 20, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran
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Almost everybody writes code for a living and almost every geeky guy you met on the street has an app under his name. With the popularisation of tablets and smartphones, app development has turned out to be a buzz word. Amazon is trying to catch some fish from that flood now. It has introduced SSD-backed […]

Intel 8-Core Itanium Chips Set for Arrival

July 17, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran
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Intel’s Itanium chip is all set to be back in the game, this time with the full power of 8 cores and a 32-nanometre manufacturing process. Though Itanium is widely assumed to be slow, Intel wants to revive it with the forthcoming 9500 series Itanium 64-bit processor. Though companies like Oracle think Itanium is doomed, […]

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