Submitted by OldSchoolGamer 3114d ago | news

Why Chipmakers Love iPods and Wiis

Nintendo's Wii outsold all other video game consoles in the U.S. in the first two months of this year, according to recent data from researcher NPD Group. The two major chipmakers that have benefited from the Wii's success are Analog Devices (NYSE:ADI - News) and Broadcom (NasdaqGS:BRCM - News), which design and make the gyroscope sensor in the remote control and the Bluetooth chip for the device, respectively. (Industry, Tech, Wii)

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