Wandboard’s Android, Linux-friendly mini PC now available in quad-core

The Wandboard is a tiny computer or developer board which looks a bit like a Raspberry Pi, but which has a starting price about three times as high and which packs significantly more power. That’s because while the Raspberry Pi has an ARM11 single-core processor, the Wandboard features a faster Freescale i.MX6 ARM Cortex-A9 processor. […]

MediaTek’s MT6589 quad-core CPU benchmarked: It’s fast (for a budget chip)

Chip maker Mediatek might not be a big name in the US, but the company’s low power ARM-based processors are showing up in a growing number of phones and tablets in China, India, and other nations. The latest Mediatek is a quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor, and while it’s not quite in the same class as […]

Archos launches Platinum 8, 9.7, and 11.6 inch tablets with quad-core chips

Archos has been showing off its new Platinum line of Android tablets with quad-core chips since the Consumer Electronics Show. But now the company’s making those tablets official, and promising to ship the first models this month. As expected, Archos is also adding an 11.6 inch model to the lineup. The Archos Platinum tablets are […]

Hyundai T7 tablet with quad-core Exynos chip sells for $166

Quad-core chips aren’t just for high-end devices anymore. Last year Google started selling the Nexus 7 tablet with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor for $199, and since then we’ve seen a number of low-cost quad-core tablets, mostly from Chinese companies you’ve probably never heard of. Now Hyundai (a company you may have heard of, but […]

Rockchip’s RK3188 quad-core processors coming in the first half of 2013

Chinese chip maker Rockchip is showing off its upcoming quad-core RK3188 processors. The company expects to start sending samples to hardware partners in February, which means that we could see these quad-core chips show up in tablets and other devices in March, April, or May. Rockchip has a demo of a touchscreen display hooked up […]