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November 21, 2011  11:29 PM

Miss the BlackBerry Playbook Boat?



Posted by: Nathan Simon
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So who got a Playbook? I tried to get on and they are sold out everywhere. I hate to say this but RIM copied HP, and that's fine, at least they don't intent to close the QNX doors like HP did with Web Os and the Touch Pad. Well if you missed the boat and were unable to get a Playbook, have no fear,...

February 20, 2011  9:49 PM

Intel Plans for Growth



Posted by: Nathan Simon
arizona, chip, chips, component, components, construction, CPU, employment, fab, fab 42, Fab42, fabrication, facilities, factory, industry, Intel, investment, jobs, manufacturing, microprocessor, nanoscale, Paul Otellini, Processor, processors, production, Sandy Bridge, semiconductor

Even with its Sandy Bridge flop, Intel is going to build a new plant. This plant will introduce the 14nm production process to the world. It is said to create 4,000 new jobs.

The new Arizona factory, designated Fab 42, will be the most advanced, high-volume semiconductor manufacturing...


November 18, 2009  2:18 AM

Intel’s New Plans



Posted by: Nathan Simon
8-core, core 2 duo, core i5, core i7, high performance computing, hyperthreading, Intel, Nehalem, Nehalem-EX, overclock, Processor

Intel Nehalem-EX 6-core processor

Intel announced yesterday that it will be unveiling its six core processor, called Nehalem-EX, in the first half of 2010. The newest Intel chip will be targeted towards High Performance Computing (HPC) segment and will reportedly optimize server...


June 15, 2009  8:33 PM

Intel’s next-gen Atom Processor



Posted by: Nathan Simon
atom, CPU, Intel, LG, MIB, mobile internet devices, Moorestown, next-gen, Processor, smartphone

Intel showed the new processor code names 'Moorestown' to a live public audience for the first time at the Spring IDF in Beijing. Apparently it will run at 10x less idle power than the current Atom processor, although they didn't let us know how much power the processor would consume while in...


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