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ARM usually refers to the company ARM holdings, which is now famous for being behind the processor designs of the large majority (some say 98%) of the smartphones in the world. The ARM Architecture is a set of instructions based on the idea of RISC (reduced instruction set computer) which says that reducing the number of instructions to the most basic enables faster execution of each instruction. ARM Licenses the instruction set or complete processor design to its clients, which includes Nvidia, Qualcomm, Marvell, Freescale, TI, ST-Ericsson and many others.

ARM Mali-T658 10X Faster than Today’s ARM Mali 400MP GPU

11/10/2011, GPU launch season is open! NVIDIA has just revealed its Tegra 3 system on a chip (SoC), which comes equipped with a graphics processor that is theoretically 3X faster than Tegra 2. Today, ARM announces its Mali-T658 GPU, a new design that ARM says is 10X...

Calxeda ARM-based HP Server Creates Media Wave of… Fluff

11/01/2011, HP is currently testing servers based on an ARM architecture, which is basically the same stuff that runs applications on your phones and tablets. The idea is that these little chips use much less power than traditional processors like those of Intel and...

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.

VIA Technologies sues Apple over processor patent infringement

09/22/2011, If you have been following the news surrounding the wave of patent wars, you’re probably aware that just about every tech company is suing each other over patent infringements. Apple’s case against Samsung is probably the biggest headline considering...

HTC planning Windows 8 tablet as well?

09/20/2011, With Google and Intel announcing a partnership, we reported yesterday that HTC is apparently working on an Intel-powered Android device that is supposedly going to be debuted at CES/MWC 2012 next year. However since power consumption is still a bit hazy...

No X86 Apps On ARM+Windows 8 (Duh)

09/15/2011, For some reason, part of the media world has awakened to the fact that Windows applications compiled for Intel’s X86 architecture, won’t work on ARM-based Windows 8 machines. First, I’m not sure where the idea that those apps would work...

NVIDIA Developer Program for Windows 8

09/13/2011, NVIDIA Developer Program - NVIDIA has announced that it is starting its Windows 8 Developer Program which will include (free?) Windows 8 developer tools for ARM and Intel X86 architectures

ASUS to release 13″ Android laptop with quad-core processor?

06/23/2011, According to the latest rumors by Taiwanese industry insiders – DigiTimes, ASUS has got another ARM-powered laptop up its sleeves. This time, it’s a larger 13″ device that is said to be priced even more competitively than the Eee Pad...

Design Feats creates ballerina robot

06/17/2011, The folks over at Design Feats with the aid of artist, Geoffrey Drake-Brockman, have just announced that they are close to completing the creation of four ballerina robots that are capable of mimicking organic human motion. While they haven’t...

Woman tattoos 150 Facebook friends onto her arm

06/13/2011, Update: that was too crazy to be true. This was in fact, a hoax. Looking for something trendy to put on the canvas that is your arm? How about getting a “social tattoo” for yourself? An unnamed woman was recently reported to have gotten one of...

Qualcomm Snapdragon processors to power the next version of Windows

06/02/2011, While we know that Qualcomm will still be powering the initial batch of Windows Phone 7 devices by Nokia, the company has just announced that its upcoming Snapdragon family of processors including the Snapdragon MSM8960 with integrated 3G/LTE modem will...

Apple rumored to be testing MacBook Air laptops with A5 processors

05/27/2011, According to rumors from a Japanese Mac site, Macotakara, Apple has built a MacBook Air with an A5 processor and is testing it internally. In case you didn’t know, the A5 processor is the very same processor found on the iPad 2. An ARM-based SoC...