System-on-chip

02.10.14
Broadcom's new chips could put fast LTE in your budget smartphone
02.10.14

Broadcom's new chips could put fast LTE in your budget smartphone

While entry-level smartphones are getting to be quite good these days, few of them have fast LTE;...

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10.30.13
First 64-bit quad-core ARM chips to be fabricated by... Intel?
10.30.13

First 64-bit quad-core ARM chips to be fabricated by... Intel?

Intel's largest chip manufacturing customer, Altera, has said that it'll soon be building chips th...

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05.29.13
MediaTek unveils quad-core MT8125 processor for budget tablets
05.29.13

MediaTek unveils quad-core MT8125 processor for budget tablets

MediaTek told us to only expect its tablet-focused SoC in the summer, but it's clearly something o...

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12.11.12
Intel's Penwell mobile processor given a close inspection, stuffs a lot into a little space
12.11.12

Intel's Penwell mobile processor given a close inspection, stuffs a lot into a little space

If you're one of those who took the leap into a first wave of Intel-based smartphones like the RAZ...

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12.04.12
Marvell brings a gig to WiFi with new 802.11ac 4x4 system-on-chip
12.04.12

Marvell brings a gig to WiFi with new 802.11ac 4x4 system-on-chip

If you need data to flow more copiously than your current wireless connection will permit, Marvell...

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09.27.12
Intel details Clover Trail tablets: three weeks on standby, 10 hours of use, 'full' Windows 8 experience
09.27.12

Intel details Clover Trail tablets: three weeks on standby, 10 hours of use, 'full' Windows 8 experience

You only have to look at the tidal wave of Ultrabooks to know that Intel design specifications can...

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08.14.12
Marvell PXA988, PXA986 chips support 3G for China, the world without reinventing the wheel (or phone)
08.14.12

Marvell PXA988, PXA986 chips support 3G for China, the world without reinventing the wheel (or phone)

Whenever we see a smartphone optimized for China Mobile's TD-SCDMA 3G, it usually represents one o...

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05.24.12
NVIDIA touts 30 Tegra 3 smartphones set for this year, teases next-gen Grey SoC with on-board LTE
05.24.12

NVIDIA touts 30 Tegra 3 smartphones set for this year, teases next-gen Grey SoC with on-board LTE

We're nearly halfway through 2012, but for NVIDIA, it seems the best is yet to come. The company's...

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04.23.12
ST-Ericsson to pass off application processor business to STM, cut 1,700 jobs
04.23.12

ST-Ericsson to pass off application processor business to STM, cut 1,700 jobs

It's not every day that ST-Ericsson crosses our radar twice, but in addition to reportedly signing...

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