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Texas Instruments’ new pico chipset makes possible 720p projection from smartphones

by: Jonathan FeistMarch 7, 2014
Texas Instruments has built a new chipset for pico projectors. The 0.3" HD TRP DLP Pico chipset is TI's smallest, most efficient chipset, capable of generating 720p HD displays and can fit inside of compact devices, such as tablets or smartphones.
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Texas Instruments MaxLife tech brings fast-charging and 30% longer Li-ion battery life

by: Rob TriggsJune 7, 2013
Battery life and charge times are common complaints amongst smartphone users, but a new chip developed by Texas Instruments should help cut down charge times and give our battery some much needed extra life.
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Qi vs A4WP: War of the wireless charging standards

by: Rob TriggsApril 15, 2013
Wireless charging is still an emerging technology, but the battle is already heating up between the Wireless Power Consortium and the Alliance for Wireless Power for who will control the global standard. We break down the differences between the two competing technologies.
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New Texas Instruments chip cuts battery charging time in half

by: Rob TriggsMarch 26, 2013
Battery usage is an issue for many Android users. Fortunately the engineers at Texas Instruments have come up with a new chip which will reduce the re-charge time of future phones.
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Under the hood, the Blackberry Z10 is very similar to the Galaxy S3

by: David GonzalesFebruary 12, 2013
The new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone has been the subject of a recent teardown which shows it uses components found in the Samsung Galaxy S3 and other phones
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Texas Instruments unveils its new Tilt and Roll pico projector architecture

by: Rob TriggsJanuary 10, 2013
Texas Instruments announced at CES that it will be expanding its range of DLP pico projectors with the introduction of a new chip called Tilt and Roll.
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ViewSonic VSD240 smart display announced with Jelly Bean

by: David GonzalesJanuary 8, 2013
The ViewSonic VSD240 smart display, a follow-up to last year's VSD220, has just been announced at CES 2013. It ups the screen size from 22-inches to 24 and comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
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Texas Instruments to fire 1,700 people, OMAP to focus on embedded systems

by: ŠtefanNovember 15, 2012
Texas Instruments, makers of the famous OMAP line of processors, have been saying for a while now that they're tired of keeping up with the big boys of the mobile industry. It used to be they could design a chip that would then be used in various products for several years. These days, it's expected that companies launch a new device every 12 months, and that said device uses a chip that's more advanced than the one in last year's model. Today's news shouldn't come as a surprise then, TI is announcing that they're going to let 1,700 people go.
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Rumor: Amazon to buy Texas Instruments’ OMAP unit

by: ŠtefanOctober 15, 2012
Every Amazon Kindle Fire tablet that has been sold thus far has had a Texas Instruments processor under the hood. Last month, we reported that TI was looking to shift their focus away from the mobile chip business and instead concentrate on embedded systems. Today, courtesy of The Next Web, we now have a rumor that says Amazon is considering buying the division within Texas Instruments that designs chips for smartphones and tablets.
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Hold the phone, it turns out Texas Instruments won’t be giving up on the OMAP after all

by: Joe HindySeptember 28, 2012
Reports over the last few days have said that Texas Instruments is bowing out of the mobile game. This comes just months before their latest processor, the TI OMAP5, is slated to head into production. Texas Instruments has stepped forward to proclaim that the TI OMAP5 is still alive and on schedule. The future beyond that is unclear, but for not Texas Instruments is still in the mobile game.
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