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Intel pays $50 million to license, acquire part of Creative’s ZiiLABSs graphics tech

Chip maker Intel is spending $50 million to license graphics technology from ZiiLABS, a subsidiary of Creative. The company will also acquire some assets of the UK subsidiary ZiiLABS Limited. The deal allows Intel to license some of Creative’s graphics processor technology which can be used or adapted for upcoming Intel products. While the official […]

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ZiiLabs launches Jaguar3 tablet reference design

ZiiLabs has been showing off its 1.5 GHz dual core and quad core chips for a few months, and now the company has introduced a tablet reference design that device makers can use to build products featuring the ZMS-20 or ZMS-40 chips. The Jaguar3 reference design doesn’t look all that different from any other Google Android […]

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ZiiLabs shows off the new 1.5 GHz ZMS-20 chip

The ZiiLabs ZMS-20 is a dual core, 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 chip. The company introduced the new chip and a reference tablet designed called the Jaguar recently, and Charbax from ARMdevices.net got a chance to check out a couple of demo units at the Computex trade show last week. The tablets are each running Google […]

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Chip news: New ZiiLABS chips unveiled, 2 GHz Samsung chip on the way, AMD ships 3 million Fusion chips

The folks responsible for cranking out computer chips are having a busy quarter. Creative Technology has announced that it will bring two new ZiiLABS processors for tablets, Samsung says it will have a new 2 GHz dual core smartphone chip ready to go by next year, and there’s a report suggesting that AMD has already […]

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Creative ZiiLABS ZMS-08 chip will bring Flash, HD video to netbooks

Creative’s upcoming Zii EGG is a handheld device that looks like an iPod Touch, runs Google Android, and will have a ZMS-05 processor that supports OpenGL ES, and 1080p video output. While the Zii EGG hasn’t really hit the streets yet (some developer kits are already available, but that’s it), Creative is launching it’s next-generation […]

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Creative ZiiO 7″ tablet now shipping in the US

The Creative ZiiO 7 inch Android tablet went on sale in Europe a few weeks ago. Today it’s available in the US. A 16GB model will set you back $269.99, while an 8GB model is available for pre-order for $249.99 — thus showing yet again that device makers think it’s fair to charge 250 Euros […]

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Creative ZiiO 7 inch Android tablet visits the FCC

It looks like the Creative ZiiO 7 Android tablet could make its way to the US soon. The folks at Wireless Goodness spotted an FCC listing for the product, which is an important step for any gadget with wireless components to take before launching in the US. The ZiiO 7 features a ZiiLabs HD processor […]