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Quad-Core

Amazon’s tablets could launch in August-September time frame

June 22nd, 2011

According to DigiTimes, Amazon’s rumored Android tablets could launch as soon as this August or September. The online retail giant has a global sales target of 4 million units, with 700,000-800,000 units shipping monthly, and it hopes to get its products in customer hands during the peak sales period of the year — just before …

NVIDIA shows off power of Kal-El quad-core chip with new ‘Glowball’ video

May 29th, 2011

NVIDIA has released a new video called “Glowball” that shows off the power of its upcoming quad-core Kal-El mobile processor  — the same quad-core monster that should be making its way into Amazon’s “Hollywood” tablet in the near future. The video shows dynamic lighting rendering on a mobile device for the first time, and a …

Apple introduces Sandy Bridge iMacs with Thunderbolt I/O

May 3rd, 2011

As reported, Apple has updated its all-in-one desktop computer line, the iMac, with Intel’s latest processor family and improved specifications. Available in both 21.5-inch and 27-inch models, the new iMac can be configured with quad-core Sandy Bridge processors starting at 2.5 GHz and will come standard with AMD Radeon HD graphics cards, 4GB of RAM, and a …

Apple Store down, Sandy Bridge quad-core iMacs expected soon

May 3rd, 2011

Stop. Collaborate and listen… Apple’s online web store is down. Blog 9to5 Mac, is reporting that new, Sandy Bridge quad-core iMacs are due later this morning. Furthermore, the site states that the new all-in-one desktop will come in four standard configurations: 21.5-inch, 2.7 GHz quad-core; 27-inch, 2.7 GHz quad-core; 27-inch, 3.1 GHz quad-core; and 27-inch, 3.4 GHz quad-core. …

Apple launches new MacBook Pro line

February 24th, 2011

Apple on Thursday surprised no one when it launched its new line of MacBook Pro computers. Despite ongoing rumors that have been swirling for weeks now, anxious Apple fans in need of new rigs can finally breathe a sigh of relief as they open their wallets nice and wide. Here’s the breakdown: MC700LL/A: 13.3-inch display, 2.3GHz …

Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon chipsets, 2.5GHz quad-core chip

February 14th, 2011

If you thought the mobile processor space was simmering down, well, you’d be wrong. Today, Qualcomm announced a brand new generation of its Snapdragon family, and the new chips feature speeds of up to 2.5GHz per core. There are single, dual, and quad-core chipsets and they feature Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, FM radio, NFC and LTE …

NVIDIA roadmap reveals Tegra 2 3D, Tegra 3

January 24th, 2011

Last week, NVIDIA GM Mike Rayfield noted that the company’s upcoming quad-core Tegra 3 processor would be unveiled at Mobile World Congress next month. Keyboards around the world were subsequently covered with drool. Further information was revealed on Sunday, however, when a purported NVIDIA roadmap was uncovered. The roadmap brings new details to light surrounding …