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Intel Used Another Company's Chips To Show Off Some Of Its Wearables

Last week at CES, Intel showed off some impressive concepts for wearable tech that might someday change the world into a sci-fi dream. The catch? PCMag reports that the ambitious designs weren’t entirely Intel tech.


Tablets In 2014: What Can We Expect?

By some estimates, as many as 7 million Australians currently use a tablet. And tablets could make up half of first-time computer purchases by 2017, according to recent Gartner research. But the real question is: what shiny new tablet will you be streaming 2014’s World Cup on? Let’s preview upcoming tablets — known and rumoured — along with the processor, display and operating system technologies that will drive them. UPDATED


Intel Is About To Start Making ARM Chips

It at first you don’t succeed, join forces with people that do things better than you. At least, that’s what Intel is doing, as it starts producing ARM chips at its fabrication plants.


iPhone A7 Chip Benchmarks: Forget The Specs, It Blows Everything Away

We just ran benchmarks on Apple’s new iPhone 5s, revealing that, yup, this is the dopest smartphone silicon ever made. This thing freaking churns, crushing every other smartphone out there on both computational power and graphics. But if you look at common specs like core-count and clock speed for the hardware, you’d never know it.


This ARM-Based Ubuntu Box Only Costs $US100

Forget your Raspberry Pi and all of those Android dongles: this quad-core, ARM-based box claims to offer up a PC-like experience for just $US100.


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 Fabulously Oddball Galaxy Only Has One Spiral Arm

Most galaxies, like the Milky Way, have two or more spiral “arms”, but NGC 4725 only has one. Don’t worry, NGC 4725, you may be weird, but we still love you, and we think you look great. Space is a safe space.


Watch DARPA's Robot Arms Perform The World's Slowest Pit Stop

Replacing fighter planes and reconnaissance aircraft with robotic drones turned out to be a far easier task for the military than replacing soldiers with bots. But DARPA remains determined to one day enlist robots for all military jobs, and, among other research, it’s working hard to develop a relatively low-cost set of artificial arms and hands that can perform everyday mundane tasks.


Apple's Lightning Digital AV Adaptor Hides A Tiny Computer

Apple’s Lightning Digital AV adaptor is $59. That’s expensive. Apple’s Lightning Digital AV adaptor hooks up your iOS devices’ Lightning port to HDMI. But it lags and gives artefacts. Apple’s Lightning Digital AV adaptor actually hides a tiny computer inside in the cable… wait what? Yes.


The World's Smallest ARM Chip Is Going To Be Inside You

Manufactured by Freescale, this chunk of silicone claims to be the world’s smallest ARM-powered chip. Measuring just 2mm x 2mm x 0.5mm, it’s so small that it will likely end up inside… you.


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