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Intel CPUs power consumption to fall off a cliff

09/14/2011, We attended the Intel Developer Forum’s (IDF) second keynote this morning (did you follow the live blog?), and the most important thing that you need to know is that Intel is making “low-power” its priority. Low-power is not a new theme:...

Mirasol Low-power Displays Delayed Till 2011

10/02/2010, We’re all looking forward to low-power color displays that are capable of looking good in direct sunlight, and thus most folks were waiting for the arrival of the Mirasol displays from Qualcomm, slated to arrive in 2010. There is a spot of bad news,...

Pixel Qi To Come Up With 7-inch Low-power Displays In 2011

09/19/2010, Pixel Qi fans should be quite happy to hear that the founder Mary Lou Jepsen has announced that the company is busy working on a 7-inch version of its low-power, dual-mode displays. While the shipping date for these displays is expected to be in the first...

Marvell Plug Computer 3.0

01/05/2010, [CES 2010] Marvell has just launched its Computer 3.0 platform based on the Armada 300 processor. New the system still uses an ultra-low power and thermal envelope, but manages to reach 2Ghz and includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and built-in 1.8″ hard...

Bluetooth to consume less power from next year onwards

10/19/2009, Bluetooth technology hasn’t really progressed that much since it debuted many years ago, and most of the time these days it is used more for hands-free devices instead of other more creative uses, though we can’t really blame the technology...

Viewsonic VOT130 Nettop Hands-On

07/28/2009, You remember that Viewsonic had launched a bunch of Atom-based computers? Well, here’s a hands-on video of the VOT130, courtesy of netbooknews.com. This particular Nettop should be capable of playing HD content… that’s certainly smaller...

Pixel Qi Working On a Low Power E-ink/LCD Hybrid Color Display

05/12/2009, We talked about Pixel Qi a couple of times in the past to mention their work on low-power displays or cheap computers. This time again Pixel Qi wants to shake things up by creating a display that is low-power (like e-ink) but that can reproduce colors and...

Atom Makes Its Way Into SuperMicro Low-Power Servers

05/04/2009, SuperMicro is building Atom-based server to make an energy efficient class of servers. Obviously this might not be suitable for a computing cloud datacenter, but it might work just perfectly for some form of data storage server, which does manage a file...