Why Quad-Core?

We are entering into a new era, ladies and gentlemen. Well, "era" may not be the right word considering how quickly things change in these here mobile parts, but the fact remains the same: Quad-core m

Some Things Never Change: TI vs. Calculator Hobbyists Version 3.0.2

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/ti-game.jpg" class="right" />The battle between <a>Texas Instruments</a> and calculator hobbyists rages on, as TI seeks to keep its OS lo

Bathys Hawaii Benthic Titanium Watch Giveaway

<img src="http://www.bathyswatch.com/images/collection/ti_benthic.jpg">Over at aBlogtoRead.com you can enter to win a Bathys Hawaii Benthic Ti watch. The diver style watch is a cool classic, with a re

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

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

Samsung announces the MBP200 pico projector

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/sammbp.jpg" alt="" />What'd I tell you last night? Didn't I say TI's DLP pico projectors would make a splash at CES this year?

SIM2 announces a sub-$5K 1080p projector for the US

SIM2 makes some mighty fine projectors and the only deterrent the Italian company may have from grabbing a huge market share is the price of said projectors. But today SIM2 announced the Domino D60 DL

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

Texas Instruments pocket projector prototype

Here’s something that excites me greatly. It’s a prototype of a tiny projector that fits inside of a cell phone. Jim Hallas of Texas Instruments’ DLP group gave me a brief overview o

TI's DLP picoprojectors are real and have started production

[photopress:ti_pico_dlp.jpg,full,center] Remember those microprojector chips TI was working on? The ones that could potentially implant tiny DLP picoprojectors into mobile phones? They’ve entere

Texas Instruments debuts pair of high-end video chips for portable devices

[photopress:dlp_ti_mobile_projector_1.jpg,full,center] Texas Instruments is getting hardcore about supporting next-gen cellphone video, unveiling a duo of chips that could allow cellphones to record a

Vertu Ti shipping, men with small weenies, dried-up crones rejoice

I’m glad Nokia made the Vertu line. They deserve to have a little fun. But a $7,000 cellphone is just about the upper limit of what I can accept in the luxury market. Dear Oil-rich Sultans and O

TI Navigator Adds Wireless Connectivity To Calculators

I’ll admit, when I first saw the TI Navigator, I couldn’t help but think why someone would need wireless connectivity on a calculator. According to Texas Instruments, the TI Navigator is m