NVIDIA’s Tegra K1 processor is just starting to hit the streets, but the chip maker is already looking ahead to next year. That’s when NVIDIA’s next-gen mobile chip will launch.
It’s code-named “Erista,” it features NVIDIA’s Maxwell graphics technology, and that’s… about all we know at the moment.
Here’s a roundup of tech news from around the web.
- NVIDIA’s next mobile chip after Tegra K1 is code-named Erista
The Tegra K1 features 192 graphics cores and NVIDIA’s Kepler GPU technology and it will come in 32-bit and 64-bit flavors. Odds are that next year’s model will be even more powerful. [Android Central]
- Facebook is acquiring the makers of the Oculus Rift for $2 billion
Everybody’s favorite virtual reality gaming headset is becoming part of Facebook, which wants to use the technology for more than just gaming. Mark Zuckerberg throws out movie scenes or viewing “a place far away” as examples. [Facebook]
- Google reportedly working on making Android more business-friendly
New features could include stronger encryption, biometric authentication, and more. [TNW]
- Someone at Google is at least thinking about porting Chrome to run on Windows Phone
It’s not clear how this will work, since Microsoft currently requires all Windows Phone web browsers to be based on Internet Explorer. [OMG Chrome]
- Spotify is now just $4.99 per month for students
So you want all the music you could ever hope to stream… but you’re a broke college student? No worries. Spotify is now half price for students. [Spotify]
- Motorola accidentally shows off wristbands for the Moto 360
Motorola’s upcoming smartwatch will apparently be available with 7 different watch bands including metal and multiple leather colors.
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