While in screen quality and storage capacity it lags behind rival superphones, the Moto X's superbly compact and comfortable design, whiz-bang voice controls, and long battery life make it a worthy Android contender.
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The Tile-Gx72 has twice the processing cores as its predecessor, showing that Tilera isn't shying away from its parallel-programming philosophy.
The company's chief executive, Satoru Iwata, brought in several engineers to talk about their work on Wii U.
Microsoft's young smartphone operating system promises to grow up with Windows Phone 8.
The WebKit2 interface is designed to give Apple's Web browser a better capability to juggle multiple computing processes. Also: the first Firefox 3.6.4 beta.
Pervasive Software's DataRush is one of a new generation of products and platforms that aim to simplify multithreaded programming for application developers.
Roundup of recent midrange multicore gaming desktops.
The new operating system should be able to make better use of modern multicore chips--in part through changes to adapt Windows to big servers.
Processors based on the designs, ARM says, are up to eight times more efficient than Intel's low-power chips in terms of performance per watt.
Intel and AMD threw programmers a curve ball when they forsook faster clock speeds for multicore chips, but Snow Leopard introduces real technology to help compensate.