• Lilbits: Google's Tensor SoC, RISC-V phones, WSATools, and more

    10 days ago - By Liliputing

    This year's Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones are the first to ship with Google's Tensor GS101 processor (which is the same chip that the company is expected to use in the upcoming Pixel 6a ). But according to YouTuber Marques Brownlee makes the claim that Google had planned to use the chip in last year's Pixel 5 and only scrapped plans due to the global supply chain problems affecting the tech industry.
    While I suspect Google has certainly been planning to develop custom chips with an emphasis on hardware-accelerated AI capabilities for years, there's plenty of evidence that the Pixel 5...
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