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Report: AMD Is Making Its First Ever ARM Chip

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that AMD is taking a leap into unknown waters, as it readies its first ever ARM chip. The new chip — codenamed ‘Seattle’ and previously hinted at — is apparently based on the architecture designed by ARM, which is now prolific in smartphones and tablets.


This AMD Chip Is The First 5.0GHz CPU You Can Actually Buy

AMD just one-upped its own series of eight-core FX processors, and the golden child of this newest lineup is unquestionably the FX-9590, which it claims to be the world’s “first-ever 5GHz processor”. While technically that record was already beaten — and by AMD itself, no less — it is, in fact, the first commercially available 5GHz CPU processor.


Computex Taipei 2013 Preview: New Tablets, Laptops, Processors And More

The next generation of hybrid tablets and laptops is just around the corner. Luke and I, from Gizmodo AU, head to Taiwan next week for Computex — Asia’s largest computer expo (and the second biggest in the world after CeBIT). Last year, 130,000 visitors saw 1700 companies showcase their latest, led by Taiwanese brands like Acer, Asus, MSI, Gigabyte, Thermaltake, Antec and Nvidia. Intel and AMD will also be there, of course, along with stacks of great new tech. Here’s a preview of what we’re expecting to see…


These Brand New AMD Processors Could Be Your Next Laptop's Brain

Intel’s new 4th-gen chips may be on the horizon, but AMD is taking the opportunity to strike first and get out there with its new family of third-generation A-series processors ahead of time. Enter the “Temash”, “Kabini” and “Richland” processors that will make themselves at home in upcoming tablets, midrange notebooks and powerhouse ultrathins soon.


Best Laptops Under $500

There are some great laptops out there these days, but who says you need to spend big bucks to get a great device? Is it possible to buy a great laptop on a budget and still get everything you need? Let us show you the best laptops on a budget.


Monster Machines: The Holodeck Is Real

While we still have a ways to go before the advent of photon torpedoes and warp drives, Stony Brook University has just brought us one step closer to our Star Trek future with the unveiling of its immersive video projection system, the Reality Deck. What? Holodeck was already taken.


AMD's New Mobile Processor Plays Call Of Duty On Your Windows 8 Tab

AMD has officially announced its new tablet-specific Z-60 processor, known as Hondo, and it promises rather a lot. In fact, the chip manufacturer claims it will allow you to play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 on your Windows 8 tablet, at 30 fps on a 1024 x 768 display. Sounds zippy.


AMD Has A Tablet Thing In The Works

A new “viral” video orchestrated by AMD has hit the intertubes that certainly makes it look like the company has a gaming tablet in the works. Either that or it’s really trying to launch this awful TV serial.


These Brand New AMD A-Series Processors Could Power Your Next Desktop

AMD just announced the processor that could power your next desktop: the second generation A-Series processor. It has more cores for more power, integrated graphics with the AMD Radeon HD 7000 for graphics and puts a high priority on power efficiency.


The Man Behind The iPhone And iPad CPU Leaves Apple For AMD

Apple’s homegrown processors in its iOS devices are pretty awesome and regularly outperform other mobile chipsets. Jim Keller, one of the men responsible for that feat, is leaving the company. Where is he going? AMD. Ouch.