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Intel has the most advanced chip fabrication facilities in the industry, they design some of the best CPUs for personal computers, but they suck at making GPUs, and don’t even get us started about their attempts to enter the smartphone space. NVIDIA depends on TSMC to make their Tegra chips and their GPUs, with the latter widely heralded as delivering the best gaming experience today. Obviously these two companies should merge because they complement each other so well.

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NVIDIA’s TegraZone has gotten two new game releases. Bard’s Tale is an RPG with a grown up attitude while Fort Courage keeps the kids in us occupied for awhile. Both games are available on the Google Play Store as well, but if you have a Tegra 3 device, it’s highly recommended to get them from TegraZone.

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LG may not be the world’s best-known smartphone maker or the largest maker of smartphones in the world, like their co-nationals Samsung, but the Koreans are, nevertheless, a force to be reckoned with. First off, the phone maker has passed through a long period of lackluster evolution, marked by mediocre products…

How it Works: Systems on a Chip (SoC)

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HOW-IT-WORKS system on a chip

When buying smartphones and tablets, we often talk about their processing power, and make a big fuss of their speed, and whether they can offer single-, dual-, or multiple-core capabilities. And while we do focus on the processor most of the time, you’ll have to know that things aren’t as…