Industry heavyweights prep ARM-based notebooks

A number of industry heavyweights - including Samsung, Toshiba, Acer and Asus - are reportedly prepping ARM-powered notebooks for the mainstream PC market.

ARM + Windows 8 = 40% notebook market share?

Can power-conscious ARM chips paired with a RISC-friendly version (or versions) of Windows 8 capture 40% of the lucrative notebook market by 2015?

Qualcomm says it is ready for Windows 8

Qualcomm has confirmed that its upcoming lineup of Snapdragon processors are "designed" to power mobile devices running Windows 8.

CUPP wants to punk your x86 PC

CUPP Computing has debuted an unlocked module for x86 PCs that allows users to combine a high-performance PC processor (x86/IA) and a low-power chip (RISC/ARM) into a single platform. Oh, and yes, you can use PunkThis to run Android apps on your PC.

ARM looks towards the future at Computex 2011

ARM President Tudor Brown says the company's RISC-powered chips will capture 50% of the mobile personal computer market by 2015.

Rumor: Apple builds ARM-powered MacBook Air

A Japanese website claims Apple is testing an ARM-based MacBook Air powered by the same A5 processor as the wildly popular iPad 2.

ARM says Intel isn't even a mobile competitor

ARM exec James Bruce doesn’t seem at all concerned with Intel's latest push to enter the lucrative mobile market.

Apple MacBook still up for grabs in x86-RISC war

Intel CEO Paul Otellini insists Apple isn't going to be ditching x86 processors for RISC-based chips in its MacBook lineup "any time soon."

ARM slaps down Intel’s Tri-Gate technology

ARM remains utterly unimpressed with Intel’s recently announced Tri-Gate technology.

Windows 8 will have a multi-tiered approach

Microsoft is planning to have several different versions of its next Windows operating system.

Intel adopts power conscious strategy to counter ARM

Intel has adopted a power conscious strategy in an effort to fortify its x86 perimeter against an ARM offensive into the mainstream PC market. 



Intel's Tri-Gate transistors are ready to battle ARM

ARM currently dominates the lucrative mobile space with its power conscious RISC chips. 



Why Apple isn't ditching x86 architecture anytime soon

A prominent Silicon Valley analyst has refuted claims that Apple is poised to ditch x86 chips in favor of RISC-based processors for its MacBook lineup.

Rumor: Apple to ditch x86 architecture for laptops

A new report claims future Apple laptops will be powered by RISC-based ARM chips, rather than Intel x86 processors.

ARM to capture 13% of PC market by 2015

ARM-powered processors remain on track to capture approximately 13% of the lucrative PC market by 2015. 



AMD: x86 APUs ready to take on tablet market

AMD says its x86-powered APUs (accelerated processing units) are ready to compete in the lucrative tablet market - a space which is currently dominated by RISC-based ARM processors.

LG wants indigenous next-gen ARM chips

ARM and LG have clinched a new licensing agreement that will offer the latter company access to the Cortex-A15 MPCore, Cortex-A9 MPCore, Mali T604 GPU and CoreLink interconnect.

AMD courts ARM at Fusion dev summit

AMD has announced the initial lineup for its (first) June 2011 Fusion Developer Summit in Bellevue, Washington.

ARM targets x86 architecture with Cortex-A15

ARM has consolidated its control over the lucrative mobile space and is moving to challenge x86 architecture in markets currently dominated by Intel and AMD.

Intel's Oak Trail challenges ARM to a mobile duel


Intel has debuted its next-gen mobile Atom chip at the Developer Forum in Beijing.