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NVIDIA, Qualcomm,TI to supply ARM processors for Windows 8 tablets?
Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform is expected to be both a desktop software and a mobile platform for tablet as well, and if Digitimes’ latest piece of rumor is to be believed, it seems that we can expect a variety of Windows 8 tablets that run on a variety of different processors from NVIDIA, Qualcomm and TI (Texas Instruments).

Texas Instruments says all day battery life coming in 2013
Assuming the world does not end next year, then we certainly want to hold Texas Instruments to their word – that is, they claim they will be able to churn out a chip for tablet devices that are full well capable of stretching the tablet’s battery to last the entire day. Yes sir, that means you can have your Angry Birds session (which should be in its 30th expansion pack […]

TI creates smaller receiver chip to make wireless charging more accessible
Texas Instruments knows that the world has two agendas on its mind at the moment – wireless connectivity as well as a paperless office. OK, so there are much more important stuff to think about like global warming, wars, uprisings and the energy crisis compared to the two, but in the world of tech, it makes perfect sense if companies such as Texas Instruments (TI) is pursuing both holy grails […]

Texas Instruments purchases National Semiconductor for $6.5 billion
News of Texas Instruments picking up a $6.5 billion tab for National Semiconductor has made headlines around the world, where it will see the marriage of two of the world’s premier manufacturers of analog chips, and hopefully this alliance would bode well for the rest of mankind. National Semiconductor has a glorious history of over half a century and is famous for their power-management chips, forking out $25 per share […]

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Doom runs on your TI graphing calculator
Just when you thought graphing calculators were good for nothing besides generating graphs and solving your math homework, the folks over at Omnimaga have decided to take it up a notch – by installing Doom on it. Yeah that’s right, using a TI-80 series graphing calculator they managed to get Doom up and running. Not just up and running though – they managed to make it playable, with pretty smooth […]

Go back to school with Texas Instruments TI-Nspire graphing calculator
Equip your child with the latest $150 Texas Instruments TI-Nspire graphing calculator when he/she gets back to school, assuming there is a subject which will require this gadget. Capable of seeing action from middle school through college, the TI-Nspire graphing calculator comes with its own student software for a PC or notebook, letting students do their homework at just about anywhere they go. How so, you ask? The TI-Nspire Student Software […]

Texas Instruments to develop next generation ARM processors
Texas Instruments look ahead to the future with news of it churning out next generation ARM processors which will be code-named as Eagle, where it will be unveiled on an official basis later this year. Right now, we only know its code name, and if we have learnt well enough from history, the Eagle processor will definitely be more powerful compared to current ARM-based chips while consuming less amounts of […]

TI Blaze Tablet Is Powered By A 1GHz Chip
Texas Instruments (TI) has unveiled its Blaze tablet design, aimed at developers. This design offers its 1GHz OMAP4 chip, 10-inch multi-touch display, HDMI video output, SD card slot, USB, accelerometer, gyroscope, and a modular design that allows additional features to be added to it. Options include an external DLP pico projector, camera modules, 3G radio, FM radio, GPS and Wi-Fi. This reference tablet also offers 1GB of RAM and 32GB […]

Liquavista pursues full color e-ink displays
Liquavista is not a name that many of us are familiar with, but the company is coming up with full color, e-ink screens which are supposedly easy on the eyes, with its prototype being more than ready to be demonstrated if you’re interested. This is the result of a collaboration with Texas Instruments, and they hope to release an e-reader sometime down the road. Could this be the perfect e-reader […]

Texas Instruments nHD chipset announced
[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 Q2 of this year onwards, one can expect to see a new range of pico projectors hit the market before the year is over. As seen in the image above, […]

Texas Instruments WiLink 7 chip is super capable
Texas Instruments’ WiLink 7 chip is extremely capable as it touts to be the first chip of its kind to include a quartet of wireless capabilities, all on a single chip. When we say wireless, we mean Bluetooth connectivity, an FM transceiver, GPS support and 802.11n Wi-Fi. With the merging of all four onto a single design chip, phone designers will be able to play around with the physical size […]

Texas Instruments OMAP4 Chipset Can Drive 3 Independent Displays
The Nexus One and Motorola Droid all have nice displays, but things could get better, right? Texas Instruments (TI) has come up with a nice demo unit (picture courtesy of Slash Gear) that is powered by Android, and the best part is that it sports 2 screens, as well as HDMI-out. If that wasn’t enough, it also has a 12-megapixel camera, and a pico projector. It’s certainly not a device […]

Texas Instruments Brightboxe projector
Texas Instruments is the one behind the projector industry right from the very beginning, and they have now come up with the Brightboxe projector that targets gamers, where it can hook up to virtually any current game console despite being diminutive enough in size to qualify as a pico projector. You won’t be able to enjoy your full HD games with this though, since it maxes out at 640 x […]

TI-Boy SE Loves Game Boy Games
Texas Instruments’ graphing calculators are pretty nifty devices in their own right since they pack quite a punch underneath the hood, and the TI-83+SE, TI-84+ and TI-84+SE calculators can now do more than make sure your calculations are up to par – it allows you to enjoy Nintendo Game Boy games thanks to an emulator known as TI-Boy SE. It will run on TI’s Z-80 based graphing calculators courtesy to […]