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VIA updates APC mini ARM PC line with $79 Rock, $99 Paper

Following the Raspberry Pi's cult-like reception, many companies scrambled to enter the DIY palm-sized PC market, including VIA, which started shipping its 6.7 x 3.3-inch APC for $49 last summer. That device ran Android 2.3 Gingerbread and offered an 800MHz…

VIA reveals Artigo A1250, world's smallest quad-core x86 system

VIA has introduced a new member to its family of ultra-compact Artigo machines, which can be used for applications ranging from basic desktop computing to home automation, media streaming, surveillance and digital signage. Said to be the world's smallest quad-core…

VIA intros $49 Android-based PC, launching in July

VIA Technologies has been in the business of manufacturing inexpensive computers ever since they acquired a majority of microprocessor developer Cyrix in the late 90s. When the latest tiny PC trend kicked off with the likes of Raspberry Pi and…

Via Technologies to enter SSD controller market

Via Technologies has announced their entrance into the emerging solid state drive market with plans to produce their own branded controllers. The company, known for providing various controllers to motherboard manufacturers as well as their low power x86 offerings, will…

VIA sues Apple for patent infringement

In the latest round of patent lawsuits, Taiwanese chipmaker VIA announced on Wednesday that it has taken legal action against Apple, filling a complaint with the US International Trade Commission and US District Court of Delaware for patent infringement.

Via introduces QuadCore processor for notebooks

Via managed to get some buzz going on when the Isaiah architecture and Nano processor were first introduced back in 2008. But even though early benchmarks seemed promising performance-wise, Intel had the upper hand when it came to power consumption…

VIA announces Nano X2 E-Series CPU for embedded systems

VIA Technologies has unveiled its new family of low power dual-core VIA Nano X2 series processors at the Embedded System Conference held recently in San Jose, CA. Available in 1.2GHz and 1.6GHz models, the new Nano X2 E-Series processors combine…