Samsung's Exynos 5420 octa-core chip boasts major performance boost

Samsung has debuted a new octa-core chip. Dubbed the Exynos 5420, the processor is built around four ARM Cortex-A15 processor cores and four lower-power Cortex-A7 cores used for tasks that don't require huge amounts of CPU horsepower.

Report: 20nm ARM chips could hit 3 GHz by 2014

A slew of reports indicate that 20nm ARM-powered chips could hit a speed of 3GHz by 2014, courtesy of both TSMC and GlobalFoundries.

ARM-powered Parallella supercomputer poised to ship

Parallella - a low cost "supercomputer" designed by Adapteva - has successfully met its Kickstarter goals and is now poised to ship to a slew of lucky backers.

Video: ARM robot solves 4x4 Rubik's Cube in 50 moves

ARM engineer David Gilday has designed a robot capable of solving a 4x4 Rubik's Cube in just 50 moves. The 'bot - powered by a Huawei Ascend P6 handset - is dubbed Multicuber 3.

Cubieboard gets a new chip

The Android-powered Cubieboard first hit the streets late last year at a $49 price point. The original iteration of the board was powered by the versatile and ubiquitous Allwinner A10 ARM-Cortex A8 processor we've all become familiar with over the past few months.

ARM-based server chips are on the way for AMD

AMD has publicly disclosed its strategy and roadmap in an effort to recapture critical server market share.

This Android tablet has a laptop-sized screen

The Colorfly CT132 - which boasts a laptop-sized screen - is powered by an Allwinner A31 quad-core (ARM Cortex-A7) processor paired with PowerVR SGX 544 graphics.

Google Glass versus Oculon's Smart Glasses

Oculon is a Taiwnese company that does some pretty cool head mounted display and heads up systems. At Computex they showed Google isn't the only game in town.

This dual-core Android Jelly Bean tablet has a $60 price tag

Android tablets are finally hitting even lower price points than originally anticipated, with a dual-core Jelly Bean device weighing in at approximately $60.

AMD eyes Chrome OS and Android

AMD has broadened its horizons and is looking beyond the myopic world of Windows exclusivity.

ARM and Globalfoundries optimize next-gen mobile processors

ARM and Globalfoundries have announced new power, performance and cost-optimized POP technology for the Cortex-A12 and Cortex-A7 processors in the context of GloFo's 28nm-SLP High-K Metal Gate (HKMG) process tech.

ARM is not worried about Intel

Intel struggles to be dominant in mobile. As much as any multi-billion dollar behemoth struggles to do anything. Meanwhile, ARM just sails along nicely, thank you.

Claim: Intel powers new Samsung Galaxy tablet

Samsung has reportedly chosen a 1.6 GHz  dual-core Intel x86 chip - rather than an ARM-based processor - to power at least one of its upcoming 10-inch Android tablets.

MediaTek's ARM tablet chip goes quad-core

Media Tek is perhaps best known for its budget ARM processors (single and dual-core) that power a wide range of smartphones and tablets.

This ARM-powered Aithon board runs Chibios/RT

The Aithon - which is targeted at motor and robotics applications - is powered by an STM32 Cortex M4 MCU and runs Chibios/RT, an open source RTOS (real time operating system).

LG gets in bed with ARM

Electronics giant LG has signed with ARM to license the ARM Cortex-A50 CPU as well as the next gen of the Mali GPU.

Nvidia: Disruption is good for you

Nvidia seems to think that no crisis should ever go to waste, hence it believes it can capitalize on disruptions in the PC market and weather the storm with ease.

These Android netbooks are powered by faster Allwinner chips

The US netbook market has been stagnating for some time due to the onslaught of Android-powered tablets and the meteoric rise of Apple's iPad lineup. 

Intel ready to do harm to ARM

Intel is finally starting to take the mobile market seriously, three years too late for anyone to care. The chipmaker has finally revealed its next generation Silvermont microarchitecture, and although it is late to the party, it looks like an impressive piece of tech.

Windows RT "dead as a dodo"

Windows RT could be about to go the way of the dodo, at least if pessimistic analysts are to be believed. Redmond’s tablet OS managed to grab a meager 0.4 percent of the tablet market in the first quarter of the year and  IDC estimates a total of 200,000 Windows RT units were shipped in the quarter.