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ARM Cortex A15, Alive

10/26/2011, This video (courtesy of ARMdevices.net) shows an ARM Cortex 15MP reference design chip running a build of Android. A reference design chip is built just to test (and prove) that the chip design works as advertised. ARM will then sell this design to...

ARM Cortex A7: A Handy Companion Processor

10/19/2011, ARM has just announced the Cortex A7, a small CPU core that is only 1/5 of the size of the popular Cortex A8 which was used in countless smartphone system on a chip (SoC). ARM says that its Cortex A7 processor provides better performance and uses less...

N5Zero is a 5″ budget Android tablet

09/29/2011, If the newly announced Amazon Kindle Fire’s price of $199 is still too expensive for your liking, a new tablet on the market dubbed the N5Zero could feature a price point that will satisfy those shopping on a budget.

Tegra 3: Quad-Core and 3X Graphics Boost

01/24/2011, Tegra 3 specs: this leaked slide is almost as good as an official announcement. Tegra 2 will indeed have 4-cores and a graphics processor that will be 3X faster

PandaBoard Offers A Cortex-A9 Board For Developers

10/27/2010, Developers out there might want to take note that the PandaBoard development tool for mobile application developers is now shipping, helping developers to create OMAP4-compatible apps for Android, Angstrom, Chrome, MeeGo and Ubuntu-based devices. The...

ARM Pushes Mobile Processors To 2.5GHz

09/09/2010, ARM has announced a new Cortex A15 MPCore processor that will allow devices to run at speeds up to 2.5GHz. It’s designed to be used in tablet, large-screen portable devices, not to mention mobile phones. It’s claimed that this processor is...

2GHz Motorola Android Phone In 2010?

06/10/2010, Think that the Nexus One is pretty fast with its 1GHz Snapdragon processor? According to Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha, the company is hoping to come up with a 2GHz Android-powered smartphone, and even going so far as to claim that such a device would be on the...

Apple iPhone 4G To Use The A4 Chip?

04/20/2010, This is still far from an official confirmation, but reports are coming in that the upcoming iPhone 4G could be powered by Apple’s A4 processor, which is the same processor used by the iPad. Considering the comfortable way the A4 processor is able...

Three New Cortex CPUs Coming From ARM

02/05/2010, Looks like the future is bright for mobile devices, especially since ARM has revealed the roadmap for future iterations of its Cortex-A series of chips. The upcoming chip is codenamed Eagle, and is estimated to have 3 billion units produced annually....

Apple Tablet Headed For Verizon?

01/21/2010, According to Northeast Securities analyst Ashok Kumar, Apple’s upcoming tablet will be available on Verizon Wireless. It’s speculated that Verizon will be subsidizing about $200 of the tablet’s price, though you’ll be required to...

Renesas ARM Cortex A8 announced

12/01/2009, Renesas’ latest ARM Cortex A8 has just been announced, where this application engine for mobile devices will target next generation handsets in addition to smartphones and netbooks. Known formally as the SH-Mobile Application Engine 4 (SH73720),...