Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 5th Dec 2011 22:48 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Cheap Android tablets are all over the place, and generally not any good. They often have resistive touch screens instead of capacitive ones, are slow, or have no access to the Android Market. For Ice Cream Sandwich, MIPS Technologies is trotting out its existing Honeycomb tablet - which, you guessed it, uses a MIPS processor - licensed to Ainovo. For some reason, that makes this $99 tablet with capacitive screen kind of interesting.
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RE[2]: PRC MIPS?
by Straylight on Tue 6th Dec 2011 22:21 UTC in reply to "RE: PRC MIPS? "
Straylight
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I also believe after doing a few google searches that the chip used in China's new HPC is derived from ALPHA rather than MIPS

Here is a link to an article which mentions it's supposed lineage to the DEC ALPHA 21164:

http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4230214/Chinese-processors-...

It seems like no one actually knows for sure though since they processors aren't exactly out in the open...

Edited 2011-12-06 22:34 UTC

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