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  • News: Panasonic creates multi-band M2M chip with 20-year lifespan

    Panasonic has developed a tiny, low-power chip for sensor networks and Internet-connected appliances, which it says is the first to support a broad range of frequency bands.

  • News: Intel releases key details of its Atom redesign

    Intel revealed key details of its redesigned Atom microprocessor product line this morning. Code-named Silvermont, this all-new microarchitecture marks the first time that Intel will use its 22nm manufacturing process and 3D Tri-gate transistor technology to build a system-on-a-chip (SoC) platform for devices ranging from smartphones and tablets to microservers.

  • News: Intel's new Atom chips peak on performance, power consumption

    Intel's upcoming Atom chips with new CPU architecture will be up to three times faster and five times more power efficient than their predecessors and break the "myth" that ARM processors are more power efficient, Intel said.

  • News: Disk and Cloud adoption leaving tape in the dust: CloudRecover

    Businesses are more open to using the Cloud for outsourcing tech components of their infrastructure than ever before, according to CloudRecover CEO, Mac Thompson.

  • News: Distribution deal a matter of time, likely mid-2014: Nimble

    Nimble Storage currently does not use a local distributor in Australia, but APAC VP, Peter O’Connor expects that tol change in "due course."

  • News: Siva Cycle's Atom looks to harness pedal power

    Energy seems to be pouring in from a multitude of sources. We're continuously seeking practical and easy methods of generating the quantities of electricity our mobile gadgets crave. Served up this week is a human-driven device from San Francisco duo Aaron Latzke and David Delcourt, front men for Siva Cycle. The bike-friendly city has engendered a wheel-mounted generator the team dubbed the Atom (funding through May 23).

  • News: Supersize your free cloud storage to 100GB or more

    Just a few short years ago, cloud storage services that synced files and folders across multiple PCs and mobile devices were just a dream. But thanks to the rapid rise of entities like Dropbox, SugarSync, and Google Drive, cloud storage and syncing services are nearly ubiquitous today, acting as hard drives in the sky that help you do all kinds of things--such as creating a bulletproof (almost) backup system or turbocharging your productivity to blistering new levels--no matter where you are.

  • News: Intel's next-gen CEO must get inside next-gen devices

    Let's do the boring stuff first: Intel has found its new head honcho in current chief operating officer Brian Krzanich (pronounced Krah-ZAN-itch), who will take over the CEO reins when Paul Otellini steps down at the annual stockholder's meeting on May 16.

  • News: Digital repository allows pathologists to share images

    Pathologists working in different parts of Australia will be able to share gigabyte-sized image files and perform a diagnosis together following the rollout of a networked digital repository.

  • News: Apple expands flash storage options across iMac line

    If you're in the market for a new iMac, you may be happy to hear that Apple has added a few more options to its line of desktop computers, allowing customers to opt for pure flash storage in addition to conventional hard drives or its hybrid, Fusion Drive.

  • News: Intel lifts the veil on Haswell graphics

    Intel is clearly tired of Nvidia and AMD kicking sand in its face when it comes to graphics performance. The company has had a talented GPU engineering team for many years. With the fourth generation of Intel's Core CPU line--codenamed Haswell--those engineers finally get to strut their stuff. And Intel Is launching a new brand to boot to mark the occasion.

  • News: Online storage supports ASKAP, MWA projects

    The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) and Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) projects underway in Western Australia to map the universe are forecast to generate data amounts in the region of eight petabytes each year.

  • News: MediaTek to improve low-cost Android smartphone performance

    Semiconductor company MediaTek wants to improve the performance of low-cost Android-based smartphones with its latest system-on-a-chip (SoC), the MT6572.

  • News: AMD thinks beyond PCs with new custom chip business unit

    Armed with a contract to build chips for Sony's PlayStation 4 gaming console, Advanced Micro Devices has now officially established a custom-chip business unit in an effort to break away from its heavy reliance on the slumping PC market.

  • News: Intel's Haswell gets massive graphics performance boost

    Intel is expected to announce its fourth-generation Core processors code-named Haswell for laptops and desktops in June, but the company is already releasing teasers that talk about their performance.

  • News: Electricity zaps gamers' muscles for force feedback

    A research project on show at the Computer Human Interaction conference in Paris uses a small electrical current to give the sensation of force feedback while gaming.

  • News: Verizon rolls out mostly pointless cloud-storage service

    Verizon Wireless has announced a new cloud-storage service to compete with Dropbox, Google Drive, and SkyDrive, but it's not really clear why anyone would use it in place of those services.

  • News: Feature bloat creates storage woes for the 16GB Galaxy S4

    Modern gadgets usually have less than the advertised storage space actually available for users, but Samsung is taking software bloat to a whole new level with the Galaxy S4 Android smartphone.

  • News: Samsung builds chips to supercharge your smartphone

    Samsung began production of the industry's first ultra-high-speed, 4Gbit, LPDDR3 mobile memory, which it says has performance levels comparable to the standard DRAM used in personal computers.

  • News: Details expected soon on Intel's $200 laptop and tablet chip architecture

    Intel is expanding into low-cost laptops and tablets starting at US$200 with new low-power Atom chips based on an architecture called Silvermont, which the company is expected to talk about next week, according to a source familiar with Intel's plans.



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