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LG Spins Two Android Phones and Promises Tablet

LG announced an LG Optimus Series of mobile devices, including two Android 2.2 smartphones -- the Optimus One and Optumus Chic -- and promised an Android-based Optimus tablet. Meanwhile, a rumor about an Android 3.0 & Gingerbread& platform split-up has been squelched, and a photo of the Android-based & HTC...

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Processor Whispers - About Launches and Corsairs

AMD launches the Opteron 4100, HP launches new Magny-Cours and Nehalem-EX systems with a self-developed chipset – and Intel launches a small commotion...

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Intel Core i3 LLVMpipe Performance

Last week I put out new numbers showing the LLVMpipe performance with the latest Gallium3D code found in Mesa 7.9-devel. This Gallium3D driver accelerates all operations on the CPU rather than a GPU as a better software rasterizer than what is currently available for Linux, but even with a hefty...

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GPU Drivers, Crocodile Petting Zoos & LLVMpipe

Zack Rusin has written a new blog post where he...

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Qualcomm Releases Open-Source 2D/3D Kernel Driver

If you happen to have Google's Nexus One or other phones based upon Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor, there is great news today.

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Goethe University building a GPU cluster, but not how you think

AMD’s John Fruehe posted on his blog yesterday that Goethe University is building a GPU-CPU hybrid cluster, but not in the usual (i.e., NVIDIA) way. They are using Mangy Cours processors with AMD’s GPU, which is a much less common choice This cluster will combine one thousand five hundred and forty four (1,544) 12-core AMD Opteron processors (that’s a total of 18,528 cores) and 772 AMD GPUs. That amounts to one GPU card per 2P node. To help bring the whole set of servers together into a cohesive cluster, Bright Cluster Manager software will be utilized and Mellanox quad data...

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