Texas Instruments preps next-gen ARM processor

Texas Instruments (TI) is prepping a next-gen, Cortex-A processor core for mobile devices. The chip - which has been dubbed "Eagle" - is expected to be be deployed in TI's future OMAP lineup.

What can Microsoft do with ARM chips?

No one knows for certain what Microsoft plans on doing with its recently acquired ARM architectural license. However, there are a number of likely possibilities, including a new generation of processors designed for smartphones, tablets and even game consoles.

Can Windows Phone 7 take on Android and Apple?

Thousands of Windows Phone 7 prototypes manufactured by a number of industry heavyweights - such as Asus, LG and Samsung - are currently making their way to developers.

Intel is gonna be a smartphone contender

Intel has hired former Palm and Apple VP Mike Bell to help the chip company rapidly accelerate its presence in the crowded smartphone market.

Report: Nokia prepping ARM-powered tablet for Q4 launch

Nokia is reportedly prepping an ARM-powered tablet PC for a fourth quarter launch.

Tricked out Galaxy S Pro specs hit the 'Net

The Samsung Galaxy S Pro boasts some tricked out specs, including a slide-out keyboard, an ARM Cortex A8 @ 1GHz processor, 8.2 gigabytes of ROM and 512MB of RAM.

iPad ARM Core powers Samsung Wave smartphone

Is that an iPad ARM Core in your Samsung Wave smartphone? Why, yes, yes it is.

Chip giants team up to promote Linux for consumer devices

Five chip makers have created a non-profit joint venture to boost investment in Linux and increase its presence in consumer devices such as cellphones, TVs and tablet computers.

Intel eyes lucrative tablet market

Computex 2010 - Intel has announced "ambitious" plans to increase its share in the ARM-dominated tablet market with an Atom-based SoC platform codenamed "Oak Trail."

Pandigital debuts $200 multimedia e-reader

Forget the clunky Nook! Yes, Pandigitial has introduced a sleek, 7-inch multimedia eReader priced at a cool $200.

Report: Acer to showcase Chrome-powered devices at Computex 2010

Acer is reportedly planning to debut a number of Google Chrome-based devices at Computex 2010.

Cherrypal debuts $99 Android laptop

Cherrypal has debuted a $99 laptop that runs Android 1.6. The device - which is dubbed Cherrypal Asia - features a VIA ARM9 533Mhz processor, 256MB RAM, 3 USB 2.0, 2GB local storage and full keyboard.

ARM eyes lucrative server market

ARM is currently the undisputed heavyweight champion of the global mobile marketplace. However, the company has recently accelerated development of low-powered server chips in response to what it describes as "customer demand."

LG details Ally smartphone specs

LG has revealed additional details about its Android-powered smartphone known as Ally. The  device - which is expected hit the streets on May 20 - will feature a sliding QWERTY keyboard, 3.2-inch touchscreen and run Android OS 2.1.

ARM says Flash to blame for smartbook delay

An ARM spokesperson has blamed Flash and the abrupt emergence of tablets for the lack of smartbooks in the mobile marketplace. 

Android Lego bot solves Rubik's Cube in under 25 seconds

An ARM-powered Lego bot running Google's Android OS has managed to solve a scrambled Rubik's Cube in just under 25 seconds.

Intel’s Powerful New Atom: Can it Beat ARM or Topple Apple? Will they?


This week Intel brought out a powerful new Atom processor that, according to them, could fit into an iPhone form, is vastly more powerful with similar battery life, and is priced competitively.

Mobile Wars: Can Intel's Moorestown take on ARM?

The mobile market is currently dominated by ARM's nearly ubiquitous architecture. 

But Intel's Moorestown platform may herald the end of the beginning - rather than the beginning of the end - for ARM's mobile monopoly.

Asus to unveil Windows 7 tablet at Computex 2010

Asustek is reportedly planning to unveil an Intel Atom-powered Windows 7 tablet at Computex 2010.

Apple buys chip company to maintain mobile edge

Apple has taken another importantl step to maintain its mobile edge by acquiring an advanced chip manufacturer known as Intrinsity.