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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.

Are We in an ARM Bubble?

05/17/2011, At the moment, a single company is at the very core of the mobile revolution: ARM. From its glorious debuts as Advanced RISC Machine, a computer maker, to its fall to oblivion, to its re-birth as the premier intellectual property provider for mobile...

Apple Dumping Intel Rumor: Why? When? At what cost?

05/06/2011, Website semiaccurate has been circulating the rumor that Apple was going to dump Intel completely from its line of computers, laptops and desktop, when chips based on 64-bit ARM processors designs will be ready for mass production. This seems like a wild...

ARM licenses high-end processors to LG Electronics

04/26/2011, In an official press release today, ARM announced that it has a new licensing agreement with LG Electronics to provide them access to high performance, low-power ARM Cortex processors and ARM Mali GPU families. This could mean that LG Electronics is...

Bored surgeon makes paper plane the size of a penny

04/01/2011, When you’re a surgeon working in a hospital, and there’s a downtime where you have no patients to operate on, what do you do? You hone your surgery skills by practicing with surgical robotic hands of course. And that’s just what Dr....

Robotic octopus arm mimics the real one

03/22/2011, Some researchers from Reading University are working together to create a robotic octopus that they hope will be used for underwater operations such as maintenance, marine salvage, and retrieval of objects like black-box recorders from crashed air craft....

ArmKeypad from NEC lets you issue commands by tapping your arm

03/16/2011, The folks over at NEC recently unveiled a new method of command input. Called the NEC ArmKeypad, these unique sensors are strapped around your arm and allow you to issue commands by tapping different places on your arm. Designed to replace gesture...

China Aims to Sell Homegrown CPUs To The World, Eventually

03/09/2011, After coming up with its own DVD-like standard, China has set for itself the goal of selling its own CPU design to the world, but it might take 20 years before Chinese processor technology can match the best stuff on the market – currently produced...

The Trim Slice is one slim computer

01/26/2011, CompuLab, an Israel-based manufacturer that specializes in small computers have announced that they will be releasing another super small PC in the near future. Called the Trim Slice, this tiny PC really is something. Its dimensions are only 130 x 95 x 15...

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

IBM and ARM partnership for new mobile chipsets

01/20/2011, IBM and ARM have announced that they will be partnering on advanced semiconductor technologies that are designed to power the next generation of mobile gadgets. The goal of the partnership is to create 14nm chips that will be suitable for better power...

Google TV ARMs itself to compete with Apple TV

01/14/2011, We all know that Google TV didn’t do too well when it was launched last year- networks were blocking it from accessing their content, and OEMs taking their sweet time to embrace the platform.  But this year, it has been reported that Google will be...

Nufront demonstrated ARM-based laptops

01/10/2011, The Wintel dominance looks set to ride into the sun in a gradual decline, as Microsoft Windows has been announced to work with ARM-based processors down the road. Well, Nufront has already gone ahead with their 10″ ARM-powered laptop that sports a...

Rumor: Microsoft bringing Windows to ARM chips

12/21/2010, Word is going around that Microsoft will be unveiling a full-featured version of Windows that will be capable of running on ARM-based processors at CES, marking a major departure from the x86 architecture. If the whispers going around are accurate, this...