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Neonode Single Chip Optical Touch Controller is world’s first

01/04/2012, Neonode is the first company in the world to put up a Single Chip Optical Touch Controller on offer for the masses. According to them, “TI’s collaboration with customers like Neonode will enable end equipment manufacturers to bring touch...

Motorola Droid Bionic teardown reveals custom LTE chipset

09/28/2011, The Motorola Droid Bionic is a hot device, and it has been talked about ever since it was announced back in January during CES, and why wouldn’t it be? After all it was a smartphone that not only featured a dual-core processor but with LTE connectivity...

Apple and HTC said to reduce handset chipset orders in Q4 2011

08/19/2011, The last quarter of the year is rumored to be a downer – for chip manufacturers, that is. After all, whispers are going around that Apple as well as HTC are actually reducing their orders for smartphone chipsets simply because they are worried at...

Qualcomm Krait-era Snapdragon processors

07/05/2011, According to an article from Electronista, it seems that the next-gen processors from Qualcomm, Krait-era Snapdragons, with the MSM8960 are being prepared for a release later this year. According to the article, it would feature dual cores that are...

AMD Hondo chipset might target Windows 8 tablets

07/04/2011, Microsoft has cast an eye to the tablet market as well, what with their Windows 8 operating system that is still in the pipeline. So you’ve got the basic software ready, but what about the hardware? AMD intends to fill these shoes with a new chipset...

ST-Ericsson U8500 powers next generation of Windows Phones?

02/17/2011, Word on the street has it that the newer generation of Windows Phones will see the ST-Ericsson U8500 chipset inside, which is different from the Qualcomm Snapdragon platform for current Windows Phone handsets. Reuters, after all, has reported that the CEO...

IBM and ARM partnership for new mobile chipsets

01/20/2011, IBM and ARM have announced that they will be partnering on advanced semiconductor technologies that are designed to power the next generation of mobile gadgets. The goal of the partnership is to create 14nm chips that will be suitable for better power...

Intel to release native USB 3.0 chipset

09/07/2010, Intel has finally seen the light, or some some quarters might deem so, by releasing their very own native USB 3.0 chipset at the Intel Developer Forum which is happening next week. Known as the Cougar Point chipset, it will see action in desktops using...

Powerful Qualcomm chipset sees action in T-Mobile G2

08/26/2010, In the T-Mobile G2 test ROM leak that happened yesterday, a handful of expert Android developers decided to go through the code in order to garner more delicious information on the sequel to the first Android-powered smartphone. Also known as the HTC...

Design Of Asus Eee PC 1201X And 1201K Leaked

05/02/2010, While technical details of the upcoming Eee PC 1201K and 1202X haven’t been revealed yet, leaked pictures from the product manual have surfaced, giving us a rough idea of what these notebooks will look like when they’re released. The Eee PC...

Texas Instruments nHD chipset announced

02/16/2010, [MWC 2010] Texas Instruments has just announced its latest nHD chipset alongside the DLP Pico suite, where the former makes it possible to manufacture the thinnest, smallest DLP Pico engine to date. With nHD production availability expected to begin from...

Asus Eee line gets NVIDIA’s Ion

11/18/2009, Asus and NVIDIA have just announced that several new models of the award-winning Asus Eee line are shipping with NVIDIA’s Ion chipset (the same one used in the Macbook Pro). The new products include: Eee PC 1201N: Ion + dual-core CPU (Atom)...

No USB 3.0 in Intel’s chipsets before 2011

10/27/2009, When Intel says that it won’t implement USB 3.0 in its chipset before 2011 it effectively means that mass adoption for this technology will be seriously delayed. Intel is the single largest provider of chipsets (the chips that traditionally handle...