Posts tagged chip
Better With Use: A Defence Of The HTC One S

So a few of the early adopters to HTC's new One S have made complaints about the supposedly strong back casing being susceptible to damage.  The micro-arc oxidization process may give it a toughness similar to ceramic and a strength beyond the need for a phone case; but with any form of ceramic comes a brittleness to the construction.  This has left the device exposed to chipping, leaving silver marks upon the section impacted upon.

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Rumour: Production of Next Xbox Imminent, Dev Kits Expected By April

The successor to the Xbox 360 is strongly rumoured to be entering its manufacturing stages, according to reports. This comes a week after SemiAccurate’s Charlie Demerjian reported that 32-nanometer chips code-named ‘Oban’ will be powering Microsoft’s third gaming console and had been in production since “the final days of 2011”. According to Demerjian, Microsoft is planning to combine a Power PC central processor from IBM – and co-manufactured by GlobalFoundries - with the Radeon HD 7000-series GPU from AMD as the basis for the '720'.

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