Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 11 Aug 2014 7:12 pm
NVIDIA has provided details about the new "Denver" Tegra K1, the first 64-bit chip designed for Android devices. The new chip, a sister to the current 32-bit Tegra K1, was designed for the highest single-core throughput possible, in a dual core ARMv8 package. Most interesting to Android fans, is the mention that NVIDIA is already at work developing Android L on the new hardware.
HTC is widely rumored to be producing the next Google-branded Nexus tablet, presumed to launch in 2014. The first reports earlier in the year that a deal had been done to bring an HTC Nexus tablet to market, and in May 2014 the device's codename, "Flounder" emerged in Google's Android 4.4.3 open-source changelog.
Specifics on the device are unknown at present, though AOSP code changes spotted in...
Back in January, DigiTimes reported that Google was working with ASUS on the next small Nexus tablet, but a report today from DigiTimes runs counter to that with the notion that HTC might be the one that Google goes with for the rumored Nexus 8 . Of course, any report out of DigiTimes we have to take with a grain of salt (go ahead and re-read that first sentence if you don't believe us), but...
Supply chain rumormonger tips 1080p display, thinner bezel, same price point
The ASUS-made Nexus 7 has been a runaway success -- arguably the most successful Android tablet yet, and certainly the most popular Nexus device to date. So it shouldn't come as much of a surprise to hear that a successor might be in the works, and due for launch later this year.
That's exactly what's being reported...
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