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HTC Edge may launch in March or April featuring Android 4.0, Tegra 3

November 9th, 2011

BGR on Tuesday reported exclusive details surrounding the HTC Edge, a next-generation Android handset that may be one of the first smartphones to launch with NVIDIA’s new quad-core Tegra 3 processor. We said the phone will feature a 4.7-inch 720p HD Super LCD 2 with optical lamination, 32GB of built-in storage, 1GB of RAM, an 8-megapixel camera …

HTC Edge may launch as first quad-core Tegra 3 smartphone

November 7th, 2011

There are a number of smartphones that are currently powered by dual-core processors, but we have yet to see a big-name smartphone running a processor with four cores. According to Pocketnow, the first such device could be the HTC Edge, which will reportedly launch in the first or second quarter next year with NVIDIA’s 1.5GHz …

New Amazon Kindle Fire tablet expected in second half of 2012

October 19th, 2011

The Kindle Fire hasn’t even hit the market yet but the tablet’s successor is already reported to be set for a launch in the second half of next year. Reportedly, Foxconn has secured orders for the device and is working to get the tablet out of the door and onto store shelves during that time period, DigiTimes …

Samsung to provide Apple with quad-core A6 chip for next iPhone

October 17th, 2011

Samsung will provide Apple with quad-core A6 chips to power the next iPhone, The Korea Times reported on Monday. “Apple has been in talks with Samsung over shipment of its A6 quad-core mobile processor chips to be used in the next iPhone,” an anonymous parts supplier executive told The Korea Times. “It appears that Apple …

Quad-core Asus Eee Pad Transformer 2 tablet may be set for November 7th launch

October 11th, 2011

Asus’s followup to the popular Eee Pad Transformer tablet maybe be set for a launch early next month. The LambdaTek Component Shop currently lists the Asus Eee Pad Transformer 2, referred to as model number TF201-1I020A, for £537.85 including VAT. Other details on the retailer’s site are limited, though the Transformer 2 listing mentions a quad-core Tegra …

Source code snooping points to upcoming quad-core Apple processor

September 23rd, 2011

Apple may already be working on a quad-core Apple-branded mobile processor for inclusion in upcoming iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models. Apple’s eventual move to a quad-core chipset in its iOS devices seems certain, but it looks like we now have evidence that preliminary quad-core testing may already be under way. While inspecting the source …

Microsoft shows off new Windows 8 tablets, notebooks and more

September 13th, 2011

During Microsoft’s BUILD conference in Los Angeles, Microsoft execs took the stage and showed off a number of new tablets, notebooks and desktop computers running its latest Windows 8 operating system with the new Metro-style user interface. Steve Sinofsky demoed the operating system running on ARM-powered devices, Qualcomm powered devices and even one tablet running …

NVIDIA CEO: quad-core tablets to launch this year

September 7th, 2011

NVIDIA’s chief executive officer and president Jen-Hsun Huang confirmed that the company’s quad-core processor, currently codenamed “Kal-El,” will be available in tablets by the end of this year. “We’re the only people seriously on the dance floor with Qualcomm,” Huang told Forbes in a recent interview. “We’re really the only two active players.” Earlier this …

Amazon's quad-core 'Hollywood' tablet may ship later than expected

August 31st, 2011

Amazon’s second tablet, initially thought to be scheduled for a late 2011 or early 2012 launch, may not begin shipping to users until after the first quarter next year. According to a report from DigiTimes on Wednesday, Amazon will use manufacturing giant Foxconn to assemble its 10-inch tablets, and mass production is not set to …