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WonderMedia launches WM8860 dual-core chip for phones, tablets

VIA subsidiary WonderMedia is cranking out yet-another dual-core, ARM Cortex-A9 processor. The new WM8860 chip comes just a few months after the launch of the WM8880. The new chip offers more powerful graphics and improved audio components, and support for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The WM8860 processor is a 1.2 GHz dual-core chip based on […]

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VIA introduces WM8880 dual-core CPU for low-end phones, tablets

Chip maker VIA is adding another low power ARM-based processor to its Wondermedia Prizm lineup. The new WM8880 is a 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 dual-core processor with Mali 400 graphics. VIA hasn’t added any information about the new chip to its website yet, but the folks at Chinese site 1pad have posted some details and […]

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WonderMedia introduces reference design for 7, 10 inch tablets with WM8980 chips

VIA Technologies subsidiary WonderMedia is trying to get its dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor into more tablets. So the company’s released reference designs for 7 and 10 inch tablets. Basically, these are “turnkey solutions,” which means that WonderMedia won’t make the tablets itself, but it’ll sell the designs to anyone interested in building tablets around them. […]

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VIA launches 1.2 GHz WM8980 dual core processor for Android, Linux, Windows CE

Taiwanese chip maker WonderMedia’s latest low power processor is a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 chip called the PRIZM WM8980. It runs at speeds up to 1.2 GHz and features ARM Mali 4 dual-core graphics. WonderMedia is a subsidiary of VIA Technologies, and while neither company is a big name in the US, WonderMedia chips can be […]

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VIA APC mini-computer sale: Buy 2 for $98, get free international shipping

The VIA APC is a single-board mini-computer with an ARM-based processor and a $49 price tag. It’s basically what you’d get if you designed the popular Raspberry Pi with more input and output options and used a VIA processor instead of a Broadcom chip. But the $49 price tag is a bit deceptive… since VIA […]

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VIA ARTiGo A1250 mini PC features quad-core x86 CPU

VIA’s latest small form-factor PC is a tiny desktop computer with a 1 GHZ VIA E-Series quad-score CPU and support for Windows, Linux, or other operating systems. The VIA ARTiGO A1250 is a follow-up to the A1200 model released earlier this year, but the new model is smaller and features a quad-core CPU instead of dual-core. […]

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VIA introduces EPIA-P910 Pico-ITX board with quad-core x86 chip

VIA is launching a new Pico-ITX board that’s not much larger than a Raspberry Pi mini-PC. But the VIA EPIA-P910 features a VIA QuadCore E-Series x86 processor with DirectX 11 support. That means you should be able to run a wide range of software, including Windows, Linux, or Android. But the EPIA-P910 differs from a […]

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VIA launches VAB-800 Pico-ITX board with ARM Cortex-A8 CPU

VIA has introduced a new Pico-ITX computer board called the VAB-800. It measures less than 4″ x 2.9″ across, and VIA is positioning the board as a solution for industrial or in-vehicle applications. But like the VIA APC, the Raspberry Pi, and any number of other cheap, low power barebones computers we’ve seen this year, […]