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Lilbits: The next Nintendo Switch could have 10X the graphics power, a DIY eReader with mechanical keys, and more on the new Fire HD 8’s processor upgrade

The Nintendo Switch is one of the most successful game consoles in history, but while Nintendo has released a few different versions of the Switch since the first model began shipping in 2017, every version has had the same NVIDIA Tegra X1 processor, which puts a bit of a bottleneck on the graphics capabilities of […]

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Lilbits: Rocket Lake-S, Piunara Raspberry Pi CM4 carrier board, and Linux for old NVIDIA Tegra devices

You can buy a desktop (or even a laptop) computer with an Intel Rocket Lake-S processor starting today. But should you? The first round of reviews are in, and it seems like Intel managed to pull off some performance gains in single-core performance despite sticking with 14nm. But depending on what you’re asking your computer […]

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NVIDIA launches Jetson TX2 embedded computing module with 2X the performance of the Jetson TX1

NVIDIA may not be making smartphone chips anymore, but the company is still producing low-power, high-performance computing platforms. The recently launched Nintendo Switch game console is powered by an NVIDIA processor, and NVIDIA continues to push its solutions for enterprise products including automotive and industrial solutions. A few years ago the company launched the Jetson TX1 […]

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NVIDIA unveils next-gen System on a Chip, code-named Xavier

NVIDIA may not be developing smartphone and tablet chips anymore. But the company is still making system-on-a-chip (SoC) products that pick up where the Tegra line of mobile chips left off. Today NVIDIA revealed its next-gen chip for autonomous vehicles. The chip is code-named Xavier and it’s said to be able to be able to […]

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NVIDIA to unveil “Tegra-Next” chip details in August

NVIDIA’s chips may not be as popular with smartphone and tablet makers as they were a few years ago, but if you use a Tegra processor in a device where power consumption isn’t as constrained, it can offer pretty impressive performance. The Tegra X1 chip powers the company’s NVIDIA Shield Android TV console, and NVIDIA […]

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NVIDIA updates Tegra roadmap: Kepler graphics, 64-bit processing on the way

NVIDIA is outlining plans for its next-generation Tegra processors for mobile devices… and for the generation after that as well. NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 chips are scheduled to hit the market this year, but in 2014 we’ll see faster chips with the same graphics core NVIDIA is currently using in the PC market. By 2015 NVIDIA […]

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NVIDIA Tegra 4 Android benchmarks: Faster than anything on the market (yet)

NVIDIA promised that the upcoming Tegra 4 chip would be fast. But when the company unveiled the new ARM Cortex-A15 quad core processor at CES, NVIDIA didn’t provide a lot of solid examples of just how fast it would be. Now the chip-maker is showing off demo units at Mobile World Congress in Spain, and letting […]

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NVIDIA introduces Tegra 4i smartphone chip (Tegra 4-lite)

NVIDIA is launching two new chips today. The first is the NVIDIA i500 LTE modem which is the company’s first 4G LTE modem. But the second is a complete mobile processor with built-in support for 4G LTE mobile broadband. That chip is called the NVIDIA Tegra 4i, and it’s a smartphone processor that offers a […]

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NVIDIA’s next quad-core chip could be 6x faster than Tegra 3

NVIDIA’s next-generation Tegra chip for smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices is due out in 2013. While the chip maker hasn’t said much about the new processor, code-named “Wayne,” the folks at Chip Hell came across a leaked product slide which may spill a few details. The Wayne processor is said to feature 4-plus-1 processor […]