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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.

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...

Marvell Working On New Tri-core ARM Chip For Mobile Devices

09/22/2010, If two processing cores aren’t enough for you, there’s good news as Marvell is planning a new chip that could bring a significant speed boost for smartphones and tablet devices. Reports indicate that the Armada 628 will have three cores and...

Texas Instruments to develop next generation ARM processors

08/09/2010, Texas Instruments look ahead to the future with news of it churning out next generation ARM processors which will be code-named as Eagle, where it will be unveiled on an official basis later this year. Right now, we only know its code name, and if we have...

Aava MeeGo And Moorestown Powered Prototype Phone Pictured

07/07/2010, We’re quite used to seeing tablets and smartphones being powered by ARM processors, but how often do you see a device powered by Intel’s Moorestown processor? Intel does seem to be getting rather serious about getting its processors into...

ARM, Freescale, Samsung And Some Others Form Linaro

06/03/2010, Technology giants ARM, Freescale, Samsung, IBM, ST-Ericsson and Texas Instruments have come together to form a non-profit organization called Linaro. The goal of the company is to develop and distribute technology that will make it easier for...

Google Announces WebM Video Format At Google I/O

05/19/2010, When Google purchased a company called On2 a while back, many folks expected the search engine giant to open-source the VP8 video codec that came bundled with the company. Seems like those predictions were true, as Google has announced its new format...

ARM CEO Dismisses Apple Takeover Talks

04/23/2010, News was going around yesterday that Apple could be considering an acquisition of ARM, who are the folks behind the popular ARM processors used in many devices. Now the CEO of ARM, Warren East, has come out to pour cold water on such a move, stating that...

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...

iPad Clone Pictures Surface

03/30/2010, Pictures of an obvious iPad clone have started to surface, and aside from the elongated display, it certainly looks a lot like Apple’s iPad. According to the source, it seems that this device will use Google’s Android OS, and will be powered...