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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.

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...

CUPP Laptop Has ARM and x86 Processors for Instant On Access

09/09/2010, Norwegian computer company CUPP Computing has created a laptop that sports both a powerful x86 and low-power mobile ARM processor. The laptop is designed for ease of multitasking and fast booting, especially when in ARM mode, to handle quick tasks like...

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...

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...

Microsoft and ARM sign new deal: portable Xbox?

07/23/2010, Both Microsoft and ARM have just signed a new deal, where the former will be able to access the ARM architecture, which begs the question: is Microsoft going to design its own chip? Microsoft has a hired a number of hardware engineers since the Xbox days,...

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...

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...

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...

VIA WonderMedia-powered tablet at Computex

06/01/2010, Take a stroll around Computex and you will probably find yourself among a deluge of tablets, and here we are with another one from VIA. Powered by a WonderMedia WM8505 ARM 9 based processor, this model comes with a rather slick Android skin alongside a...

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...

Intel Reaffirms That It’s Serious About Tablet Devices

05/12/2010, While Intel might not be as popular as other manufacturers such as ARM when it comes to chips for tablet devices, Intel’s Client VP Mooly Eden has promised that the Intel-based tablets would be appearing at Computex in early June and even held up...

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...

Rumor: Apple Planning To Acquire ARM For $8bn?

04/21/2010, This is still very much a rumor at this point in time, so we’d suggest you take it with a pinch of salt. Word is going around the ARM Holdings, the company behind the popular ARM processors, could be acquired by Apple for around $8 billion dollars....