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Mark Bohr Gets Small 22nm Explained

Intel’s new chips are 37 percent faster than the company’s current ones when operating at low voltages to keep power consumption low. And they require half the power to perform at a given switching speed. Power consumption is important in … Continue reading

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GIGABYTE GA-Z68P-DS3

The GIGABYTE GA-Z68P-DS3 motherboard, based on the Intel® Z68 Express Chipset and supporting the new 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processors. Delivering the very best that Intel® 6 series chipsets have to offer, including a significant performance boost with Intel® Smart … Continue reading

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Llano may ship in April

The first family of its performance-mainstream accelerated processing units (APUs) for desktops that Advanced Micro Devices will introduce in July will include will include five A-series models with 65W or 100W thermal design power (TDP). Later in the year AMD … Continue reading

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Intel Light Peak now Thunderbolt

Intel today plans to release Light Peak, a high-speed connection technology that Apple is also likely to adopt, according to an industry source familiar with the details of the event. Intel changed the code name from Light Peak to Thunderbolt … Continue reading

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Razer Switchblade

Every year at CES, the concept devices that inevitably grab headlines and gather rapt attention. The Razer Switchblade, announced today, is certainly one of these. The Switchblade is Intel Atom-based, with a touchscreen and a dynamic tactile keyboard that adjusts … Continue reading

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Square, Inc.

In February 2009, Jim McKelvey wasn’t able to sell a piece of his glass art because he couldn’t accept a credit card as payment. Even though a majority of payments has moved to plastic cards, accepting payments from cards is … Continue reading

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Graphene Transistors May Replace Silicon

Researcher’s around the world have been looking at ways to take advantage of graphene’s structural and electrical properties. Not only is graphene the strongest material known to man, but it has alot of potential for use in electrical devices. It … Continue reading

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High performance blade-type SSDs

TOKYO–Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) announced an innovative new form factor in high capacity solid-state storage, thin, blade-shaped SSD modules, the “Blade X-gale™” [1] series. The new drives cover 64-gigabyte (GB), 128GB and 256GB capacities and they are ideally suited for … Continue reading

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SSD-like Performance for Laptop

The Seagate® Momentus® XT drive is a solid state hybrid with Adaptive Memory™ technology, enabling the drive to deliver SSD-like performance along with higher capacity. The Momentus XT drive is designed for all standard laptop PCs and is OS-, driver- … Continue reading

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HP Slate 500 Tablet PC

The HP Slate 500 is an 8.9″ touchscreen tablet powered by a 1.86GHz Intel Atom (Z 540) processor and running 32-bit Windows 7 Professional. It has 2GB of DDR2 RAM and a 64GB flash storage module, 1 USB port, a … Continue reading

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