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The Turing Tumble lets you and your kids build real mechanical computers

When the lights go out and the entire world is thrust into the technological nether, we’ll need board games like Turing Tumble. Created programmer Paul Boswell – he’s well known for

Now They’ve Gone And Stuck Android Onto A Graphing Calculator

Today in our ongoing series of people putting one thing into another thing, we present Android running on a Texas Instruments TI-Nspire CX, a robust graphing calculator popular with the pre-calc set.

Texas Instruments Cuts 1,700 Jobs As It’s Driven Away From Mobile Chip Market By The Rise Of Custom Chipmaking

Chipmaker Texas Instruments has announced it's cutting 1,700 jobs as part of a business restructuring move. The company says it's shifting its historical focus away from mobile chips because it's beco

Report: Amazon In Advanced Talks To Buy Texas Instruments’ Mobile Chip Business In Deal Worth Billions

Amazon is in "advanced negotiations" to buy Texas Instruments' mobile chip business, according to Israeli newspaper Calcalist, with the price expected to be in the billions of dollars range. If the de

Texas Instruments Announces New Partnerships For OMAP 5, But Wait…There’s More

<a href="http://www.ti.com/" target="_blank">Texas Instruments</a> announced earlier today that they are partnering with Harman and iRobot to provide OMAP 5 as the core processor for new products bein

Texas Instruments Closes $6.5B Acquisition Of National Semiconductor

Texas Instruments has <a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/texas-instruments-completes-acquisition-of-national-semiconductor-130420898.html">closed</a> its <a href="https://beta.techcrunch

Texas Instruments Promises All-Day Battery Life With 2013 OMAPs

Since battery technology isn't really enabling us to pack more than a few watt-hours into our portable devices, companies like Intel, Nvidia, and Texas Instruments are working hard at making their chi

With Adapter, Wi-Fi Comes To A Texas Instruments Graphing Calculator Near You

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/tinavigator.jpg" />Texas Instruments will be adding Wi-Fi, via a new adapter, to its TI-Nspire CX Navigator graphing calculator. Wi-Fi! I

Texas Instruments' Blaze tablet is for developers only

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/blaze.jpg" />Well look at that: Texas Instruments has itself a tablet PC. It's called the Blaze, it'll be available this August, and it l

Unsurprising: TI doesn't approve of calculator hacks

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/ti-game.jpg" />It wasn't too long ago that hackers were successful <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/08/17/brute-forcing-success-lo

Brute forcing success: load any operating system onto your TI-83+ calculator

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/ti-game.jpg" alt="ti-game" title="ti-game" />It's been a very long time since I last used a Texas Instruments graphing calculator. I thou

Chrome OS Partners: Acer, Adobe, ASUS, Freescale, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/googlechromelogo.png" width="196" height="187" /> Google is starting to respond to questions about the just announced <a href="http://

Texas Instruments develops wallet-size notebook adapter

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/20090416Techno_TIICC_01.JPG" alt="" />Wanna know something about laptops? No matter how small and portable you make 'em, the AC adapter's alw

TI DLP outs 2nd gen Pico chipset

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/ti-dlpe28099s-2nd-generation-3-pico-chipset-in-background-1st-generation-17-pico-chipset-in-foreground.jpg" alt="" />DLP’s first Pico p

IBM and TI feel the heat, lay off thousands

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/axe.jpg" />Just so you know it isn't just the younger players dropping jobs like it's going out of style, it looks like the blue chips ar

Students, putting games on your TI-84 calculator is pretty easy

This is an oldie but a goodie—just like CBS FM in New York—especially as school starts pretty soon for kids in the northeast. It’s step-by-step instructions on how to install games o

Dell's pocket projector outed, we told you so

We first broke this story earlier in the month and now there’s photographic evidence to back it up. Details are still still scant at the moment, but it looks like this tiny Dell projector weighs

Video: Hands-on with the TI Pico projector

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TI's 3D projector "press photo" is pretty damn crazy

BBG’s John Brownlee says it better than I ever could: You can’t farm out Photoshop work to chlorine huffers, TI. I’ve had theophylline fever dreams with more cogent Newtonian physics

Texas Instruments intros lamp-free projectors

Your next projector (or first projector?) may very well not have a lamp in it. Texas Instruments recently showed off some prototype devices using what it’s calling “PhlatLight” LED lighting. Coo
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