Intel eyes ARM's big.LITTLE architecture



Intel is apparently eyeing ARM's big.LITTLE architecture as a potential paradigm for placing different cores a single x86 die.

Researcher: Thomas Edison also invented the concrete house

Architecture enthusiasts were shocked last month when they heard a presentation about the modern poured concrete house. It appears Thomas Edison had a hand in inventing that too.

Microsoft ditches support for Itanium architecture

Microsoft will be halting support for Intel's Itanium architecture on its upcoming Windows Server, SQL Server and Visual Studio 2010 platforms.

Nvidia's GTX 480 takes center stage at Pax East 2010

Nvidia kicked off day one of Pax East 2010 by launching its next-generation GTX 470/480 in front of a packed and excited audience.

Will ARM's Mali GPU find its way into consoles?

Is your gaming console powered by a Mali-based GPU? No? Well, perhaps one day it will be.



Microsoft wants OS redesign for multicore processors

A Microsoft kernel expert has proposed that developers "rethink" the basic architecture of current operating systems to fully exploit the benefits of multicore chips.

Apple sues HTC over iPhone patent infringement

Apple has filed a lawsuit against HTC for allegedly infringing on 20 patents related to the iPhone's user interface, underlying architecture  and hardware.