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Texas Instruments Is Leaving The Mobile Processor Game

Texas Instruments has been a pretty popular chip maker, powering all last gen Motorola phones and even the iconic Galaxy Nexus, Google’s flagship. They’ve also had a good run in the tablet market, with both the new NOOK HD and the Kindle Fire HD. But now it’s reported that they’re giving up, and leaving the mobile processor space. The first thought… Read more

Motorola RAZR i Benchmarked, Intel Medfield Tested

The Motorola RAZR i contains the new Intel Medfield processor, clocked at a whopping 2GHz. We know it’s some impressive tech, but how does it stack up against the competition? Well the RAZR i was pitted against the Snapdragon S4 wielding RAZR M and a ZTE Grand X IN with a 1.6GHz Medfield Z2460. Here are the results: The Intel processor is… Read more

Intel Finished Porting Jelly Bean To Medfield

Intels Medfield processors are significantly different from all the others, which are ARM. Thus, it’s harder to get Android running on them. Before, Medfield phones could only run either Gingerbread or Ice Cream Sandwich, and Jelly Bean didn’t work. Luckily, Intel got Jelly Bean working at a fairly good time, and hopefully they’ll be releasing builds of… Read more

AMD chips to power Ice Cream Sandwich devices

News surrounding the forthcoming Ice Cream Sandwich devices have been cropping up all over the internet. When reading about the tablet offerings most will notice that the processors are Nvidia Tegra 3-toting quad-core machines. Well, no more (hopefully). Anyone call AMD? Apparently, AMD has been trying to break into the mobile world with their own GPU/CPU… Read more