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SoFIA later: Intel kills upcoming smartphone and tablet hardware

SoFIA later: Intel kills upcoming smartphone and tablet hardware The company’s products were struggling to find their footing in the mobile market and Intel’s smartphone and tablet division wasn’t performing as desired.To address this, Intel would partner with rival TSMC to build smartphone and tablet chips on the latter’s 28nm process technology.

How Intel lost $10 billion — and the mobile market

How Intel lost $10 billion — and the mobile market How did Intel manage to spend up to $10 billion dollars and have so little show for it?Three of these companies — GlobalFoundries, Samsung, and TSMC — are known as pure-play foundries or merchant foundries.

How Intel lost the mobile market, part 2: the rise and neglect of Atom

How Intel lost the mobile market, part 2: the rise and neglect of Atom The common explanation for why Intel lost the mobile market is that its x86 mobile processors either drew too much power, or weren’t powerful enough compared with their ARM counterparts.Despite being initially starved for resources, 32nm Atom chips were competitive in the midrange mobile market.

Google reportedly working on bringing Android to the Raspberry Pi 3

Google reportedly working on bringing Android to the Raspberry Pi 3 When the original Raspberry Pi launched, it was billed as a tiny low-cost computer useful to tinkerers, enthusiasts, and as a way to teach kids the basics of coding.Over the last four years, the platform has evolved and improved — the current version of the Raspberry Pi (the Raspberry Pi 3) is a quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU at 1.

Nintendo patent filings suggest the Switch could be hiding some significant features

Nintendo patent filings suggest the Switch could be hiding some significant features Polygon has written an in-depth description of the capabilities of Nintendo’s Switch as described in various patent filings.Patent filings don’t necessarily guarantee certain capabilities will come to the Switch.

AMD reveals new Radeon GPU architecture, codenamed Vega

AMD reveals new Radeon GPU architecture, codenamed Vega These entry-level to midrange cards would be followed by a full high-end refresh based on a new GPU design, codenamed Vega.One of the most common misconceptions about GPU RAM allocation and the popular freeware utility GPU-Z is that GPU-Z is capable of telling you how much RAM the GPU is actually using.

Rumor: Nvidia's Volta to be built on TSMC's 'new' 12nm process

Rumor: Nvidia's Volta to be built on TSMC's 'new' 12nm process Details on the chip are scarce, though Nvidia has previously given guidance that Volta would be its first HBM2 product and would feature a stacked memory architecture.Now, rumors are flying that the chip will actually be built on TSMC’s “new” 12nm node.

AMD: Ryzen Development Was a 'Worst-Case Scenario'

AMD: Ryzen Development Was a 'Worst-Case Scenario' According to AMD’s desktop CPU marketing manager, Don Woligroski, all this progress took place at what he calls a worst-case scenario for AMD.Historically, both AMD and Intel have preferred to evolve existing architectures over launching new ones precisely because new CPU architectures are so risky.