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Marvell Powers The Google TV Experience

01/08/2013, At CES 2013, Marvel is showing a number of new Google TV devices powered by its Marvell Armada 1500 Series which was introduced last year with Google TV 2.0. Among the notable new clients (called “design-wins” in industry lingo), we’ve...

Marvell Armada Chip Powers Google TV 2.0

01/05/2012, While Google is promoting the software aspect of Google TV 2.0, the Marvell Armada 1500 HD is the hardware that has been selected by to power Google TV 2.0 at CES. Although Google TV made its debuts on the Intel X86 architecture, Google has decided to...

Onkyo announces HT-RC370 and HT-RC360

04/04/2011, Onkyo has just announced that they will be replacing their two current home theater receivers – the HT-RC270 and HT-RC260 with two new models: the HT-RC370 and HT-RC360. The new home theater receivers will be among the first AV receivers equipped with...

Marvell 600 series tablet has interesting implications

01/06/2011, [CES 2011] Is 2011 the year of the tablets? Marvell, who has their chips and processors embedded into a wide range of devices and even vehicles, aren’t going to lose out on the tablet market either with the introduction of the Marvell 100 series and 600...

Marvell 88SE9130 Controller Merges SSD and HDD

01/03/2011, [CES 2011] Marvell is introducing the Marvell 88SE9130, a new hard drive controller that features HyperDuo, a technology from Marvell that basically merges an Solid State Drive (SSD) and a classic Hard Disk Drive (HDD) into a single logical unit. The idea...

Marvell’s Tri-core ARMADA 628 Processor Announced

09/23/2010, Looks like earlier reports of a tri-core processor from Marvell were right on the money as the company has introduced the world’s first 1.5GHz tri-core application processor – the Marvell ARMADA 628. The chip is a full System-on-a-Chip design...

Marvell Working On New Tri-core ARM Chip For Mobile Devices

09/22/2010, If two processing cores aren’t enough for you, there’s good news as Marvell is planning a new chip that could bring a significant speed boost for smartphones and tablet devices. Reports indicate that the Armada 628 will have three cores and...

iWonder $100 Tablet Powered by Marvell

02/16/2010, [MWC 2010 Mobile Focus] Foxconn, a powerful Taiwanese contract manufacturer, is set to debut a $100 Android tablet in China. Of course, $100 is incredibly cheap and at that price you can’t expect to have a build quality comparable to an iPad: The...

Marvell Smart, smartbook reference design

01/05/2010, [CES 2010] At CES Unveiled, Marvell let us play with a smartbook reference design apparently called SMART.You can’t tell from the photos, but it is extremely light (it’s almost weird), but don’t worry we got used to it pretty rapidly....

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...

Marvell’s Plug Computing expands with no end in sight

08/12/2009, A few new Plug Computing applications were just announced and they include: WebTVPlug, Eyecon and TonidoPlug. WebTVPlug connects to WebTView (a video search service) to make WebTView videos accessible to a DLNA/uPNP home device. For example, your...