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It's great to have speedy 802.11ac WiFi in a smartphone, but the technology doesn't always live up to the promise; busy hotspots and walls often slow it down. They may not be as much of a problem once Broadcom's new BCM4354 system-on-chip reaches handsets, though. It's the first mobile part to com

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While entry-level smartphones are getting to be quite good these days, few of them have fast LTE; many have to make do with either basic LTE or 3G. If Broadcom is successful with its just-revealed M320 and M340 system-on-chip designs, though, advanced 4G could soon be very affordable. The new chip

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We don't often remark upon the lowly Digital Transport Adapter but it may be due for an upgrade, or at least the \"DRINK ME\" treatment now that Broadcom has announced a single chip solution for HD DTAs. The first of its kind, it combines HD video, cable tuner and HDMI capabilities in a new, smaller f

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Ready to sling recorded content around your home via the coaxial wiring in your home? Broadcom is. The outfit has just introduced the industry's first MoCA-integrated SoC solution for use in high-def set-top-boxes and gateway applications, which would theoretically \"transform a subscriber's existin

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As of now, it's still rare to find an HDTV with media streaming / playback capabilities built right in, but in preparation for the possible explosion of media-friendly sets, Broadcom has went and got a trio of its digital television (DTV) system-on-a-chip solutions certified for DivX. Yep, the BCM3

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Broadcom sure has been on a roll of late, introducing the feature-packed VideoCore III multimedia processor earlier this month and following it with the \"world's first 3G phone on a chip\" solution. The BCM21551 baseband chip was developed on a single, low-power 65-nanometer CMOS die and features Blu

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Broadcom sure has been on a roll of late, introducing the feature-packed VideoCore III multimedia processor earlier this month and following it with the \"world's first 3G phone on a chip\" solution. The BCM21551 baseband chip was developed on a single, low-power 65-nanometer CMOS die and features Blu

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Microsoft announced today that it has partnered with Broadcom to create a reference design for a low cost HD DVD player. With Windows CE-based software and Broadcom's BCM7440 system-on-a-chip based hardware the idea is to give volume manufacturers a chance to drive prices down faster than Blu-ray ca

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