US university researchers have successfully created a single-chip microprocessor that can use light instead of electricity to transmit data. This is a huge step towards creating superfast and low-powered computers for hardcore data crunching.
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The Snapdragon 800 has had a good run, powering some (bordering on all) of the Android flagship models for the last year. Now, there's an upgrade. Larger camera sensor support, Ultra HD video capture and a headline maximum clockspeed increase to 2.45GHz are the next-phone boasts of the Snapdragon 801.
The Intel Developer Forum is coming to an end, meaning its execs get to go wild and show some of the oddball concepts under way at the tech giant. These include a processor so efficient it can pull all the energy it needs to run from a glass of red wine.
Set faces to disappointed. Motorola's new RAZRi — the insane Intel-powered smartphone with a processor that clocks in at 2Ghz — will not be coming to Australia. Ever. Here's why.
Windows 8 is stirring up a fair deal of controversy for Microsoft. Now, Intel has come out as saying that it thinks that running the new OS on ARM hardware is going to prove difficult.
Not a troll, that's for sure. Well, maybe a super-fast 22nm high troll. Intel's announced Ivy Bridge processors look like they'll be extremely neat, even though the chip manufacturer is on the 'tick' side of its schedule, more concerned with manufacturing processes than massive architectural changes.
AndroidAndMe has rewatched the Samsung Galaxy S keynote from earlier in the week (barrel of laughs 'round their way!) and realised that the 1GHz chip they mentioned - which can "process a staggering 90 million triangles per second" actually works out to three times faster than the Snapdragon processor.