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SoC

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Intel storage chips point to SoC future

The world's largest chip company wants to build system-on-chips based on the x86 instruction set, and the first fruits of that project are set to be released.

By Jul. 23, 2008

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Smartphones Unlocked: Understanding processors

There's a lot of talk about dual-core, even quad-core, processors on smartphones, but what does it all really mean? CNET editor Bonnie Cha offers some basics to understanding processors in this month's installment of Smartphones Unlocked.

By Aug. 8, 2011

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Galaxy S5 teardown: New design makes repairing a cracked screen much easier

Samsung completely reengineered the Galaxy S5's interior, making the phone harder to crack open but dramatically simplifying screen replacements.

By Apr. 24, 2014

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Amazon Fire TV teardown reveals pop-open case, integrated GPU

​On the outside, Amazon's Fire TV looks a lot like the streaming players from Apple and Roku. But it's what's on the inside that really counts. And the Fire TV definitely packs a few surprises.

By Apr. 16, 2014

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Intel outs 64-bit KitKat Android, 'Braswell' chip for Chromebooks

Intel is touting a future system-on-a-chip for low-cost PCs and tablets and a 64-bit kernel for Android 4.4.

By Apr. 2, 2014

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Mathematician says Candy Crush is really, really hard

It seems that a large, logical brain isn't enough to crush it at Candy Crush. Its mathematical difficulty level is very high.

By Mar. 12, 2014

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Intel's 'Quark' lineup targets wearables

Intel is making the tiniest of chips that can power wearable devices.

By Sep. 10, 2013

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Broadcom aims to double Wi-Fi speeds with new 802.11ac chip

The mobile chipmaker expects to be moving to double-antenna 2x2 MIMO technology for mobile phones. Also: a new GPS chip for wearable devices.

By Feb. 24, 2014

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Intel discusses shift to system-on-a-chip tech

The chipmaker is putting more emphasis now on system-on-a-chip tech, which is used widely in smartphones and tablets, where the company's largely been absent.

By Dec. 10, 2012

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Intel on track to build two chips with ARM inside

Even as its x86 arm competes fiercely with ARM, Intel is taking on work to build ARM-equipped chips for its own customers. One of those chips will pack a whopping 4 billion transistors

By Nov. 3, 2013