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Qualcomm Buys Atheros for $3.1 Billion, Why This Is Good For You

Qualcomm Buys Atheros for $3.1 Billion, Why This Is Good For You

Qualcomm has announced that will be acquiring Atheros for $3.1 billion or around $45 a share. Everybody is familiar with Qualcomm and its successful Snapdragon processor but not such much with Atheros, the bottom line here is that this deal further positions Qualcomm to be a major player in the emerging mobile and tablet markets. Through its purchase of Atheros, […]

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Apple iPad 2 Launching In Q1 2011, To Feature Two Cameras Built By Omnivision

Apple iPad 2 Launching In Q1 2011, To Feature Two Cameras Built By Omnivision

According to a report by investment firm Detweiler Fenton, the iPad 2 will feature not one, but two cameras. The two cameras are rumored to be a 5 MP camera and a VGA camera. This would suggest that Apple’s Facetime would be supported. This should come as good news for those wanting a few missing pieces in their tablet device fulfilled, which […]

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Apple’s iPhone 5 And iPad 2 To Use Qualcomm Chips

Apple’s iPhone 5 And iPad 2 To Use Qualcomm Chips

Apple will no longer use the recently Intel acquired, Infineon, as their manufacturer of baseband chips for the iPhone. According to China Economic News, “Apple has reportedly chosen Qualcomm over Infineon as the supplier of its iPhone5 chips after Intel acquired Infineon`s wireless unit. Industry executives estimate Qualcomm Inc. would contract Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to make the third-generation […]

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Intel To Offer New And Improved Features For Its’ 2011 2nd Generation Intel Core Processor Family

Intel To Offer New And Improved Features For Its’ 2011 2nd Generation Intel Core Processor Family

Intel Corporation today announced some of the new and improved features we can expect for their 2nd Generation Intel Core Processors. Most of these features within the Intel Chip will be aimed at providing better performance, battery life management, and visually related features within the chips. According to Business Wire, the new chip codenamed “Sandy Bridge” will: Be based on […]

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