Aluminum casing with 10.1-inch Super IPS display used in Romanian tablet
Romanian hardware producer Evolio has unveiled a new Android tablet for the local market. The Quadra offers a large 10.1-inch, 1280x800 Super IPS display, with the device's name stemming from its use of a quad-core Cortex A9 CPU running at 1.2GHz, which a multi-core Vivante GC1000 GPU used for graphic-intensive tasks.
Reduced MacBook Airs, iMacs, and Mac minis
Today at Apple's online store save on a wide range of refurbished Mac computers, such as the refurb. 13.3-inch MacBook Air that's now dropped $240 in price, and includes a 1.7GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM, 256GB of Flash storage, and a $1159 sale price. For $1699 is the refurb. 15.4-inch, 2.4GHz MacBook Pro, complete with 4GB of RAM, a 750GB hard drive, and quad-core Intel i7 processor.
Many AMD processors given price cuts simultaneously
AMD is deploying a new addition to the FX-series of processor for desktops. Furthermore, the processor manufacturer has lowered prices on 13 processors. The new FX-4130 is a quad-core offering, with a base speed of 3.8Ghz and a "turbo" speed of 3.9Ghz with a 125W thermal design power.
LG quad-core Snapdragon S4 Eclipse 4G LTE leaks out
An LG smartphone with the designation LS970 has been leaked courtesy of an anonymous Brief Mobile source. The ‘Eclipse 4G LTE’ is notable for its horsepower, which could make it most powerful smartphone on the market when it lands. Under the hood, the device packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 ‘Krait’ quad-core chip clocked at 1.5GHz and paired with a generous 2GB of RAM.
10-incher will use quad-core, ICS, LTE
ASUS will launch its latest flagship tablet, dropping the "Eee" moniker but gaining a quad-core Tegra 3 processor, in the US on April 22nd, PCWorld reports. The 10.1-inch Transformer Pad 300 will run Google's Android 4.0, and act as a successor to the Eee Pad Transformer Prime, a name that is being retired even before the court case Hasbro brought over the name has been settled. The new model is said to be similar but lower-priced.
Leaked renderings show 4.5" 720p display
HTC is reportedly readying a new flagship Android smartphone, which is being referred to by the code-name 'Zeta.' Unconfirmed reports suggest the device centers around a 4.5-inch display with 720p resolution, along with a quad-core Snapdragon processor running at 2.5GHz. The company is said to be pairing Ice Cream Sandwich with the latest Sense UI overlay.
ASUS to ship first quad-core tablet in December
The ASUS Transformer Prime has been detailed alongside the official launch of the NVIDIA Tegra 3 chip that powers the device. The tablet will be going on sale globally in December and will start at $500 for a 32GB Wi-Fi model with a 64GB Wi-Fi model going for $600. When it goes on sale, it will take the mantle as the world’s first quad-core tablet.
NVIDIA Tegra 3, offers 3x performance over Tegra 2
NVIDIA has formally unveiled its Tegra 3 quad-core processor. The company claims that with the launch of the chip, it has “ushered in the era of quad-core mobile computing” with the availability of the new chip. NVIDIA says that the new ARM Cortex A9-based system-on-a-chip (SOC) offers up to 3 times the graphics performance of its Tegra 2 dual-core predecessor, and uses up to 61 percent less power.
Tablet said to be delayed for another month
Although ASUS' second-generation Transformer tablet was initially rumored to be arriving as early as mid-August, however the device is now said to be delayed for the next month or longer. Corroborating earlier reports, sources have told Fudzilla the tablet will represent the first product based on NVIDIA's quad-core Tegra 3 platform.
Chips built around a new CPU architecture
Qualcomm has unveiled several additions to its Snapdragon family of mobile processors, which will be expanded to include new single-, dual- and quad-core chipsets. The flagship quad-core chipset is built around the company's new CPU architecture code-named 'Krait.' The 28nm design is claimed to reach speeds of up to 2.5GHz per core.
First quad-core AMD desktop CPU to top 3.0GHz
AMD on Tuesday introduced its 2010 lineup of components for mainstream desktop PCs, including a 3.0GHz Athlon II X4 offering. The X4 640 is said to be the company's first quad-core desktop CPU in the Athlon II family to run at 3.0GHz, a modest increase over the current X4 635 model that offers 2.9GHz performance.
Inspiron M501R built on AMD M880G chipset
Dell's website has been expanded with a teaser page for upcoming notebooks based on AMD's quad-core Phenom II X4 CPUs. The new Inspiron M501R notebook is based on AMD's M880G chipset with integrated Radeon HD4250 graphics, while customers can choose to add Radeon HD 550v discrete graphics components with 1GB of memory.
First 45nm X4 offerings to hit budget prices
AMD has introduced several new processors, the Athlon II X4 620 and 630, that have been added to the company's 'mainstream' desktop platform. The 620 component represents AMD's first quad-core processor to ship for less than $100, while still integrating the latest 45nm process architecture.
Toshiba quad-core, WiMAX
Toshiba on Wednesday announced it would combine Intel's mobile quad-core processors and WiMAX broadband support into one product, launching notebooks equipped with both before the end of 2008. Together, Toshiba believes, the new-generation notebooks will have the processing power to take full advantage of the WiMAX long-range wireless broadband technology, enabling media streaming, live video conferencing and mobile TV at speeds higher than those offered by Wi-Fi connections.
Intel scales down pricing
Intel will go back to the old days of pricing its flagship chips at $999 apiece when ordered in bulk, thousand-piece quantities, says a Friday report that cites mainboard manufacturers as its sources. The move is believed to have been made in order to speed up the adoption of quad-core CPUs, and pertains specifically to the chipmaker's upcoming 3.2GHz Extreme-series desktop Nehalem processors nicknamed Bloomfield.