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I recently had the opportunity to hear Jen-Hsun Huang, the CEO of Nvidia, share his vision for portable computing. Nvidia's Tegra mobile chips are in a lot of Android tablets, hitting the market now, and although Nvidia is mostly known for its graphics processors, mobile has become a new sweet spot for this Santa Clara, CA-based company.

While Huang's overall vision focuses on bringing low-voltage, high-speed performance chips to all types of mobile devices, including smartphones (which he calls super phones) and tablets, it's his vision for laptops that I find quite intriguing. His mobile processor roadmap is impressive, and although I can't share the details of this roadmap, it is safe to assume that while these chips are dual-core today, they will scale up to many more cores in the future.
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IE: Computers are getting smaller.

This article likes to point out the obvious. It's interesting to see where the technology is going and how but it's pretty obvious that things get smaller and faster over time

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things get smaller and faster over time
hehehe I guess thats no ALWAYS a good thing xD
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Yes but looking at some of the laptops which are impossibly thin already, I think the article makes some valid points stating that NVIDIA is going to play a major role in making them even smaller..

Just when I thought they were small & thin enough... I'm not for a smaller screen sorry!
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Wait, computers are getting smaller and faster?

Mind = blown.
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Glad to see nVIDIA diversifying. Companies that only do one thing are worrying.

I can't wait to get a quad-core phone lol.
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Glad to see nVIDIA diversifying. Companies that only do one thing are worrying.

I can't wait to get a quad-core phone lol.
This^ = The Future!

Next on the table, Quad-Core CPU/GPU AMD Tablets coming soon!
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