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Cherry Trail debuts as the Atom x5 and x7 series

@ 2015/03/03 read/post comments(0)
With the Atom x3 series, Intel has made certain concessions to cost and time-to-market concerns. The company has made fewer compromises with the Atom x5 and x7 series, formerly known as Cherry Trail. These are the first Atoms built using… Go To Full Article

Atom x3 chips target cheap phones and tablets, feature ARM graphics

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At the Mobile World Congress today, Intel unwrapped a new line of Atom processors for entry-level phones and tablets. Known as the Atom x3 series, this lineup comprises chips formerly known under the SoFIA code name. These chips combine x86… Go To Full Article

HTC's Vive VR headset up close and personal

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This is what HTC's Vive VR headset looks like in real life. It's not a dummy model, those sensors are fully functional. It's on my actual head. The first thing you may notice (if you don't, check the gallery below),… Go To Full Article

Google's new mobile payment platform is called Android Pay

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It's shaping up to be a big year for mobile payments, what with Apple Pay enjoying rapid adoption and Samsung finally getting in the game too. Google also has a presence, but it's only very recently decided to ramp up… Go To Full Article

Google balloons and drones bring global wireless closer to reality

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Google's aerial ambitions continue unabated. Need proof? Just talk to Sundar Pichai -- just before he sat down for a Q&A with Bloomberg's Brad Stone at MWC, the Google SVP confirmed the company's internet-beaming Titan drones would take their flight… Go To Full Article

Google confirms it'll launch the 'Nexus' of virtual phone networks

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Google has just confirmed a rumor at Mobile World Congress that many thought unlikely: it'll launch its own "white label" MVNO cell network. That means it'll carry or resell wireless services from larger operators in one way or the other,… Go To Full Article

Light Field takes VR to the next level and lets you look around in 3D

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Ever since I experienced a live 3D virtual reality broadcast for the first time, I've been giving demos of the technology to anyone who will sit still long enough for me to put a Gear VR on their head. Across… Go To Full Article

How to Easily Extend Your Home Network with Powerline Networking

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Running new wires and physically extending your home network in existing construction is a hassle at best and a nightmare at worst. You don’t need to fish cable and tear up dryway to run new cable; you can use your… Go To Full Article

Wacom finally outfits its Cintiq 13HD pen display with touch gestures

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Wacom has a habit of trotting out non-touch versions of its stylus-friendly tech first. The Cintiq 13HD arrived back in 2013, and one of my main gripes with the device was its lack of support for your fingertips. Well, the… Go To Full Article

InWin 703 Chassis Review

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In essence the InWin 703 is a small ATX design that has been dressed up with a smart front panel and funky windowed side panel to make it look more exotic than the underlying steel chassis might suggest. Go To Full Article

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