I just finished up another day at Google IO and wanted to share a few tidbits prior to getting this stuff down in text. I spend a little bit of time talking about how ART improves garbage collection performance in Android L release as well as how cloud pairing of mobile devices to Chromecast works using ultrasonic authentication. The big news is obviously Android Wear and I spend a bit of time talking about Google's plans for notifications in Android and my initial experience with LG's G Watch.

Spring IDF 2006: Gelsinger Benchmarks Conroe

Gelsinger benchmarked Conroe and showed off quad-core desktop and server CPUs.

19 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/7/2006

Spring IDF 2006: Introducing Intel's new Core processors

Intel's Justin Rattner has revealed some high level details about Intel's new Core microprocessors. Conroe will be able to execute all SSE instructions in a single cycle and...

15 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/7/2006

AMD Shows off Three new Sockets at Spring IDF 2006

Socket-AM2, Socket-S1 and Socket-F - all on display before the start of this year's Spring Intel Developer Forum. AMD also turns the spotlight on Live, the latest specs...

15 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/7/2006

Live from Taiwan: Cebit 2006 Preview

We've just returned from Taiwan where we got the scoop on the hot products that everyone will be talking about at Cebit later this week.

22 by Wesley Fink on 3/7/2006

CES 2006: Motherboards, Memory, Cooling, and a Few Surprises

A look at the motherboards, systems, cooling and memory that were grabbing attention at CES.

36 by Wesley Fink & Jarred Walton on 1/11/2006

CES 2006 - Day 3: Playstation 3, Quarter-size Hard Drives, SED and lots of TVs

If you thought our Day 2 coverage was a bit on the long side, you should keep in mind that we wanted to include much more than we actually...

45 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Manveer Wasson on 1/9/2006

CES 2006 - Day 2: Blu-ray/HD-DVD, PureVideo H.264, Viiv, Centrino Duo and a lot more

The first day of CES was the quiet before the storm, today we've got coverage of everything from Blu-ray and NVIDIA's new H.264 decode acceleration to a live demo...

38 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Manveer Wasson on 1/7/2006

CES 2006 - Day 1: Dell's 30" Display, Quad SLI, WUSB and more

We got some up close and personal time with Dell's new 30" display, saw the world's first Quad SLI system, witnessed a Wireless USB demonstration and even saw a...

47 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/6/2006

ATI's OCUR Brings CableCard and HDTV Support to Windows Vista

It's almost here, CableCard and HDTV support in Windows Vista made possible by ATI. We got a demo of ATI's brand new HDTV tuner that will ship when...

41 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/5/2006

Q4 Motherboard and Graphics: Tour de Taiwan

We have some exciting first looks at various motherboards and graphics from across Taiwan, including several unannounced and unreleased prototypes. Check out what we saw on our latest...

23 by Kristopher Kubicki on 11/2/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 3: The Rest of Rattner

Earlier today we reported on the most interesting element of Justin Rattner's keynote: Intel's research project to bring a CMOS voltage regulator and North Bridge/GMCH on-chip. Now we bring...

17 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/25/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 3: Intel Demos On-Chip North Bridge & Voltage Regulator

Forget about AMD's on-die memory controller, Intel's got on-chip memory controller, graphics and voltage regulator in their latest research project. And it works.

36 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/25/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 2: More Details on VIIV and Next-Gen Architecture

We've got more details on Intel's Memory Disambiguation technology and the hardware (and software) requirements for the VIIV platform. We also found out the trick behind Intel's instant...

26 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/24/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 2: Intel Introduces their VIIV Brand

Intel introduced Centrino for desktops and it's called VIIV (pronounced vive). Find out what the future for the Digital Home PC will be in 2006.

19 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/24/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 2: Pat Gelsinger Reveals Intel's Server Plans

Pat Gelsinger reveals Intel's future server plans, including their new Xeon cores with up to 16MB of on-die cache and approximately 1.3 billion transistors.

11 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/24/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 1: Coverage of Everything

We finish up our Day 1 coverage with a little bit of everything. ATI running CrossFire on 955X platforms, Intel/Panasonic's new battery technology, speculative thread execution, Xbox 360...

14 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/24/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 1: Pictures of Intel's Next Generation CPUs

Now that we've talked a bit about its architecture, we're ready to show you some pictures of the actual 65nm next-generation CPUs. Pics of Conroe, Yonah and even...

23 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/23/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 1: Intel's New Architecture Details Revealed

UPDATED. Just after Intel's opening keynote of the conference, they have provided us with some more detailed information on their new microprocessor architecture. Features include a 14-stage pipeline...

26 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/23/2005

Fall IDF 2005 - Day 1: Intel Introduces new Microprocessor Architecture

IDF has begun, and Intel kicks it off with a formal announcement of their brand new 65nm processors based on a unified architecture.

34 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/23/2005

Industry Update - Q2-2005: Chipset wars, AMD's growing market share and more...

There's a lot of updating to do on the CPU, chipset, motherboard and memory markets based on our findings at this year's Computex in Taiwan.

45 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/13/2005

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