AMD is announcing a new software ecosystem for its heterogenous system architecture. But Intel and Nvidia aren’t members so far.
Such chips will eventually enable Surround Computing, where the computer will fade into the background.
AMD says it gained market share in a part of the U.S. retail laptop chips market.
The new AMD chips, priced from $53 to $122, combine graphics and computing functions on a single chip.
Advanced Micro Devices said at its analyst meeting today that it will ship its first chips designed to provide the processing and graphics power for tablet computers.
Advanced Micro Devices launched its code-named Llano series of laptop chips that the company hopes will redefine mobile computing and steal market share from Intel.
At the Consumer Electronics Show this week in Las Vegas, Hewlett-Packard is unveiling a broad line-up of new computers that have all of the latest components and features to keep consumers in a shopping mood.
Making good on plans it laid in 2006, Advanced Micro Devices is finally announcing that its Fusion family of computer chips, which combine graphics functions with general computing power, are ready for prime time. Namely, they’re starring in a host of PC models set to be unveiled this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.