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Intel quietly launches entry-level Braswell SoCs

Intel has quietly launched a range of Braswell SoCs designed for entry-level desktops and notebooks. The new SoCs, which feature similar hardware to Intel's upcoming Cherry Trail line, contain up to four Airmont CPU cores and eighth-generation graphics, built on the…

Intel launches and rebrands next-gen Atom SoCs

At MWC 2014, Intel has completely revamped their line of Atom SoCs, lanching new products alongside a complete rebrand of the product category to make it easier for consumers to follow and understand.

ARM and TSMC to shift to 10nm node in late 2015

ARM and TSMC are gearing up to shift to a 10nm manufacturing process for 64-bit ARMv8-A SoCs in 2015, a move which should improve performance and energy efficiency compared to current-generation chips. The announcement of the shift to 10nm continues…

Exynos ModAP is Samsung's first SoC with on-die LTE

Samsung has announced the latest addition to their Exynos line of SoCs: ModAP, which for the first time integrates an LTE modem onto the die, promising better performance and energy efficiency than Samsung's current solutions.