Ho…ly…Fuck…Meet the KiloCore: A 1000-core Processor

You read that title right: The computer scientists at UC Davis have created the world’s first 1,000-core processor, called KiloCore. Containing 621 million transistors, the processor can handle 1.78 trillion instructions per second. Straight up, that’s ridiculous. In a good way, mind you. Bevan Baas, professor of electrical and computer engineering at UC Davis, led the team behind the chip

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Jide and Remix OS Are Getting Serious with New Hardware

Jide’s Remix OS, the open-source version of Android that’s been reconfigured into a desktop-style operating system (and which I’ve written about at the Dark Android Project before), seems to be on a real roll, as late. While it has generally released rather underwhelming hardware to accompany Remix OS, Jide has also done right by releasing Remix OS for PC’s, much

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Apple’s WWDC 2016: What It All Really Says

Today was what, years ago, used to be one of the most exciting times of the year: Apple’s World Wide Developer Conferece 2016, or WWDC. Years ago, this used to be the event where new hardware would get announced, and new software would also take center stage. It was “must see” streamed video (often through the Quicktime client, whether you

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